• I decided that I would have written works against stupidity when I found out that the girl I liked during my adolescence had become a sport magazine journalist. ~Carl William BrownTweet


Thoughts on Shakespeare

Thoughts and reflections on William Shakespeare

The most sensible people to be met with in society are men of business and of the world, who argue from what they see and know, instead of spinning cobweb distinctions of what things ought to be. Women have often more of what is called good sense then men. They … Continue reading

George Mikes and The English Language

I thought I knew English George Mikes

I THOUGHT I KNEW ENGLISH  by GEORGE MIKES When I came to England I thought I knew English fairly well. In Budapest my English proved quite sufficient. On arrival in this country I found that Budapest English was quite different from London English. I should not like to seem biased, … Continue reading

Language and Thought

Like everything metaphysical the harmony between thought and reality is to be found in the grammar of the language. Ludwig Wittgenstein Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Abraham Lincoln Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and … Continue reading

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