Dear szarvash, Let us say there are two artists sitting at a table. One artist has a coloring book. He opens up his book and finds a drawing of a […]
In response to: http://www.reddit.com/r/philosophy/comments/186cja/has_philosophy_made_your_life_better_a_quote_id/ Man’s happiness is to move higher, to develop his highest facilities, to gain knowledge of the highest things and, if possible, to ‘see God.’ If […]
On Beauty, from The Summing Up, by Somerset Maugham: For many years I thought that it was beauty alone that gave significance to life and that the only purpose that […]
The invaluable archive of Mortimer J. Adler.
The best quote that I’ve seen that actually explains what is meant by using one’s leisure to create culture is by John Adams [1735-1826]: I must study politics and war […]