Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lifespan

“The days of our age are threescore and ten; and, though men be so strong that they come to fourscore years, yet is their strength then but labour and sorrow – so soon it passeth it away, and we are … Continue reading

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Sin

“Never has a sinless child been born to its mother” – Toynbee quoting Archbishop William Temple. This is one of the great challenges to belief in the Christian idea of original sin – that children are born with sin. One … Continue reading

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On Success

“Great success demands great failure”  –  Hugh Walpole

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from The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde

Aphorisms: Preface “There is no such thing as a moral or immoral book. Books are well written or badly written” Chapter 4: “A great poet, a really great poet, is the most unpoetical of all creatures. But inferior poets are … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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