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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

125 Best Tenneesee Williams Quotes

125 Best Tenneesee Williams Quotes

Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams was a Pulitzer Prize winning American writer whose career spanning fifty years included a number of essays, poems, short stories, novels, essays, and most importantly, screenplays. Director Elia Kazan, who worked closely with WIlliams on a number of plays, best...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam

Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam Martin Luther King Speech Beyond VietnamNew York, N.Y.4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues...

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A Debate on the Argument From Contingency Between Father F. C. Copleston and Bertrand Russell

A Debate on the Argument from Contingency Father F. C. Copleston and Bertrand Russell Broadcast in 1948 on the Third Program of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Copleston: As we are going to discuss the existence of God, it might perhaps be as well to come to some provisional agreement...

100 Best Two Word Phrases

100 Best Two Word Phrases

Words have power. When chosen carefully and said simply, pairing just two words can evoke a far range of emotions and have tremendous impact. Here are the 100 Best Two Word Phrases: 1. "F*ck you." 2. "Thank You." 3. "Carpe Diem." 4. "I'm sorry." 5. "I'm pregnant." 6. "It's over." 7. "Sh*t...

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So Bad Lyrics: Eminem

So Bad Lyrics: EminemYeah, you feel that baby?yeah i feel it toodamn, you know, i’m so glad we could spend this time togethersee, i’m not as crazy as you thought i was, am i?[Verse 1]I’m the american dream, I’m the definiton of white trash ballin’,I’m right...

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The Enchiridion by Epictetus

The Enchiridion By Epictetus Written 135 A.C.E. Translated by Elizabeth Carter 1. Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation,...

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

101 Best Valentine's Day Quotes

Saint Valentine's Day, better known as simply Valentine's Day, is the annual commemoration of love celebrated on February 14. Valentine's Day was created by Pope Gelasius I in 500 AD to honor the Christian martyrs named Valentine. The religious observance of the day was deleted by Pope Paul VI...