25 September 2017

Two things inspire me to awe: the starry heavens above and the moral universe within

02 September 2017

we are born to grow old, to grow weak, and to be sick

We must patiently suffer the laws of our condition; we are born to grow old, to grow weak, and to be sick, in despite of all medicine. 'Tis the first lesson the Mexicans teach their children; so soon as ever they are born they thus salute them: "Thou art come into the world, child, to endure: endure, suffer, and say nothing." 'Tis injustice to lament that which has befallen any one which may befall every one.