Just as we are often moved to merriment for no other reason than that the occasion calls for seriousness, so we are correspondingly serious when invited too freely to be amused. - Agnes Repplier Quotes
#1
Quote:Just as we are often moved to merriment for no other reason than that the occasion calls for seriousness, so we are correspondingly serious when invited too freely to be amused. - Agnes Repplier Quotes
  


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  The golden thread of reason that used to be stretched taut to mark the boundary between the known and the unknown is now routinely disrespected. - Al Gore Quotes soni 0 4 Yesterday, 07:38 AM
Last Post: soni
  The 'well-informed citizenry is in danger of becoming the 'well-amused audience'. - Al Gore Quotes soni 0 3 08-15-2017, 10:00 PM
Last Post: soni
  The rule of reason is the true sovereign in the American system. - Al Gore Quotes soni 0 3 08-15-2017, 09:55 PM
Last Post: soni
  When fear displaces reason, the result is often irrational hatred and division. - Al Gore Quotes soni 0 2 08-15-2017, 09:52 PM
Last Post: soni
  For me, the most disturbing aspect of the Republican political culture is how it puts its unquenchable thirst for power, domination and a radical ideology above facts, reason and the truth. - Al Gore Quotes soni 0 5 08-14-2017, 10:27 PM
Last Post: soni



Users browsing this thread:
1 Guest(s)