You too, Brutus, my son? Tu quoque, Brute, fili mi? – Julius Caesar
“Defend me from my friends; I can defend myself from my enemies.” Garantissez-moi de mes amis, écrivait Gourville proscrit et fugitif, je saurai me défendre de mes ennemis. — Gabriel Sénac de Meilhan, Considérations sur l’esprit et les moeurs (1788): “De L’Amitié.” Sénac de Meilhan was quoting Jean Hérault, sieur de Gourville (1625 – 1703).
Eternity isn’t some later time. Eternity isn’t a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with time. Eternity is that dimension of here and now which thinking and time cuts out. This is it. And if you don’t get it here, you won’t get it anywhere. And the experience of eternity right here and now […]
ST April 4, 2008 Mark of a leader ‘not in his top grades’ That is the assessment of those who were top students. They value competence, leadership qualities, including EQ, more By Jeremy Au Yong ACADEMIC grades are a useful measure for identifying a potential political leader but it should not be the topmost criterion. […]