|The Three Principles, by Joshua Rowan
...the states of virtue by which the soul possesses
truth by way of affirmation or denial are five in number,
i.e., art, scientific knowledge, practical wisdom, philosophic
wisdom, intuitive reason; we do not include judgment and opinion
because in these we may be mistaken.
- Aristotle on Truth
Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself.
But if you love and must needs have desires, let these be
To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody
to the night.
To know the pain of too much tenderness.
To be wounded by your own understanding of love;
And to bleed willingly and joyfully. To wake at dawn with
a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving;
To rest at the noon hour and meditate love's ecstasy;
And then to sleep with a prayer for the beloved in your heart
and a song of praise upon your lips.
- Kahlil Gibran on Love
Fate often saves an undoomed warrior when his
- Beowulf on Courage