Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich, for the hopes of the instructed are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Deliberate much before saying or doing anything, for you will not have the power of recalling what has been said or done.
Επίκτητος – Enchiridion/Fragments
Shirley Jackson: What nightmares are waiting
Oscar Wilde: Actors are so fortunate
Actors are so fortunate…
The Seven Against Thebes: Maidens’ Opening Chorus
The Seven Against Thebes is a short play written by the classical Greek tragic poet Aeschylus…
Alternative Lyrics: Wuthering Heights
“Heathcliff, it’s me, Cathy I’ve come home, sprink-oah-hahoahl! Let me in a your ice-cream cone.” I like to imagine she’s just so excited for ice cream as she’s spinning around that field… Song: Wuthering Heights – Kate Bush
Tao Te Ching: 11
We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move…
Myths in Minutes: Perseus and Andromeda
On his way home from slaying the Gorgon Medusa, Perseus came to Ethiopia where he saw a beautiful maiden chained to a rock on the shoreline…