Sayings of the wise“I believe what really happens in history is this: the old man is always wrong; and the young people are always wrong about what is wrong with him. The practical form it takes is this: that, while the old man may stand by some stupid custom, the young man always attacks it with some theory that turns out to be equally stupid.”
by G. K. Chesterton ILN, 6-3-1922
‘You met the Witch?’ said Aslan in a low voice which had the threat of a growl in it.— C.S. Lewis, The Magician’s Nephew, Chapter 11, “Digory and His Uncle are both in Trouble”
‘She woke up,’ said Digory wretched. And then, turning very white, ‘I mean, I woke her.’
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Father Forgets (continues) by W. Livingston Larned (HT Juan Winnaar) Moving poem, both a rebuke and an encouragement.