I must first know myself, as the Delphian inscription says;
to be curious about that which is not my concern, while I am still in ignorance of my own self, would be ridiculous. And therefore I bid farewell to all this; the common opinion is enough for me. For, as I was saying, I want to know not about this, but about myself: am I a monster more complicated and swollen with passion than the serpent Typho, or a creature of a gentler and simpler sort, to whom Nature has given a diviner and lowlier destiny?
America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle.
We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
Canada is a good country to be from. It has a gentler slower pace - it lends perspective.
The stronger you become, the gentler yoiu will be.
You can't do some of the things you used to do.
I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace. I mean, God help us, you can't sit at home being a Vicar or anything.
Last Update: February, 2020