Thursday, 11 August 2011


The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.

(Homer. The Odyssey)

Let us dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this world.

(Senator Robert F Kennedy)

1 comment:

  1. More jewels--these are stunning. The Odyssey quotation is perfection with these.