sexta-feira, 3 de outubro de 2014
Georgios Jakobides, Girl reading (c. 1882)
«If we have thus desecrated ourselves, — as who has not? — the remedy will be by wariness and devotion to reconsecrate ourselves, and make once more a fane of the mind. We should treat our minds, that is, ourselves, as innocent and ingenuous children, whose guardians we are, and be careful what objects and what subjects we thrust on their attention. Read not the Times. Read the Eternities. (...)»
Henry David Thoreau (1854).