Life is a long process of getting tired.
~ Samuel Butler
Jacques Barzun Quotes
If civilization has risen from the Stone Age, it can rise again from the Wastepaper Age.
Tennis belongs to the individualistic past - a hero, or at most a pair of friends or lovers, against the world.
In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years.
That is the triumph of history - truth absolute is not at hand; the original with which to match the copy does not exist.
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
History, like a vast river, propels logs, vegetation, rafts, and debris; it is full of live and dead things, some destined for resurrection; it mingles many waters and holds in solution invisible substances stolen from distant soils.
It seems a long time since the morning mail could be called correspondence.