Where the world works
“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit” - Aristotle
“Humans have come into being for the sake of each other, so either teach them, or learn to bear them.”—Marcus Aurelius
“Deus ex machina” —Menander
“Plato has a fine saying, that he who would discourse of man should survey, as from some high watchtower, the things of earth.” - Marcus Aurelius
“This, then, is the beginning of philosophy — an awareness of one’s own mental fitness.”— Epictetus.