Piet Hein and Joyce Carol Oates


Piet Hein (Kumbel) in front of the H.C.

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Philosophers / must ultimately find / their true perfection / in knowing all / the follies of mankind / – by introspection. –Piet Hein, poet and scientist (1905-1996)

Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions. -Joyce Carol Oates, writer (b. 1938)

Source: http://www.wordsmith.org

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