So, this is the last of the so-called “Dinner Party Unmentionables” – we already did Sex, Religion and Politics, remember?
Money, it is often said, is the root of all evil. 840 more words
“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.” ― C.S. Lewis
“If you are careless and lazy now and keep putting things off and always deferring the day after which you will attend to yourself, you will not notice that you are making no progress, but you will live and die as someone quite ordinary.” ― Epictetus… 456 more words
“All that is very well,” answered Candide, “but let us cultivate our garden.”
Candide, by Voltaire
I’m a little hesitant about reviewing classics. What new insights can I have to offer about these centuries-old books, researched and torn apart by academics and popular audiences alike? 547 more words