July 16th, 2009 by admin | No Comments

The life of most men is driven by want, sustained by his own strength, supplying the needs of the day through his own labor; a great deal of exertion, constant turmoil, a great deal of hardship; no care for the morrow, not a moment to spare for reflection. Finally, as the metaphysical element, some crass […]

Random Quotes

July 15th, 2009 by admin | No Comments

Man and Superman – Bernard Shaw – Take care to get what you like or you will be forced to like what you get. – If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience. – Titles distinguish the mediocre, embarrass the superior and are disgraced by […]

German II

July 15th, 2009 by admin | No Comments

Moege die Strasse uns zusammenfuehren und der Wind in Deinem Ruecken sein; sanft falle der Regen auf Deine Felder und warm auf Dein Gesicht der Sonnenschein. Rose und Nachtigall haben es so leicht In dieser Nacht zusammenzukommen. (Nasreddin Schah) In Notre Dame hat mir der Erzbischof von Paris eine mir zugedachte Freude verdorben. Er gestatete […]


July 15th, 2009 by admin | No Comments

Die Karawanen brachten die Kostbarkeiten Indiens und Chinas nach dem Westen und die Kostbarkeiten der kunstverstaendigen Voelker des Mittelmeers nach dem Osten. Wichtiger als die Kostbarkeiten, die der Welthandel von fernen Voelkern zu fernen Voelkern brachte, war die schwerelose Fracht der Karawanen, die Fracht der Ideen. Durch die Syrische Wueste ist der Moench Olopoen nach […]


July 15th, 2009 by admin | No Comments

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. (Friedrich Nietzsche) We must learn to distinguish between the peripheral and the essential. There came a point in our culture and in our society where people stopped differentiating between accomplishment and celebrity. ————————————————————————– The story of […]