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|Archived Since:||July 13, 2011|
"Euclid alone has looked on Beauty bare."
"Everybody knows that children see a great deal which is hidden from grownups."
"Place and a mind may interpenetrate till the nature of both is altered."
"The primary word I–Thou can only be spoken with the whole being. The primary word I–It can never be spoken with the whole being."
A celebration of the imperceptible that governs the universe on the most fundamental level.
A rare existential reflection from the man who set out to devise a theory of everything.
A sixty-seven-million-year odyssey of science and myth.
"First, it lets you fall in love with it..."
"The rediscovery of action and the reemergence of a secular, public realm of life may well be the most precious inheritance the modern age has bequeathed upon us who are about to enter an entirely new world."
"We too are made of starstuff."
"Between propriety and joy choose joy."
"In the street and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life is unspeakably mean."
A watercolor serenade to kinship across difference in a shared world.
"You come to doubt whether there is any secret there; it seems that you touch the depths at once. But ten years later you return to it and enter still more deeply."
"It is well to fly towards the light, even where there may be some fluttering and bruising of wings against the windowpanes, is it not?"
"If he who bases his hopes on human nature is a fool, he who gives up in the face of circumstances is a coward."
"I am listening to what fear teaches. I will never be gone. I am a scar, a report from the frontlines, a talisman, a resurrection. A rough place on the chin of complacency."
"The poem is nothing but information. It is the Constitution of the inner country."
On cultivating "the power to swell the moment from the resources of our own heart until it supersedes sun & moon & solar system in its expanding immensity."
When 167 literary titans banded together in solidarity with "that security of works of the intellect and the imagination without which art cannot live."