Thinking before you write is overrated. There are truths you only discover when...– Twitter / @Ihnatko
The size of a man’s understanding may always be justly measured by his mirth.– Samuel Johnson, Johnsonian Miscellanies (via Fr. Schall)
He said the peak of his college career was a surprise visit he made to Faulkner...– Shelby Foote Dies; Novelist And Historian Of Civil War - washingtonpost.com I’ve been given a cat, which we have named after Walker Percy. He just got a friend, who needs a name. Shelby might do. New cat seems a bit of a troublemaker.
If interpretation is more like getting a joke than it is like dissecting a frog,...– Peter Leithart (from Deep Exegesis) (via wesleyhill) (via mushfromnewsies)
The woods to the west of her father’s house were old, hundreds of years...– Robin McKinley, The Blue Sword, ch 2