Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

“[Napoleon] regularly upbraided doctors, most of whom he regarded as quacks.”

April 19, 2017

Roberts, Andrew. Napoleon: A Life (p. 136). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“Although Napoleon liked and admired some individual lawyers, he utterly detested them en masse…”

April 18, 2017

Roberts, Andrew. Napoleon: A Life (p. 102). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.”

March 31, 2017

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Complete and Unabridged (Illustrated with Included Audiobook) (Kindle Locations 7161-7163). Titan Read. Kindle Edition.

Another sentence gleaned from listening to Moby Dick during a morning workout.

“[Though] man loved his fellow, yet man is a money-making animal, which propensity too often interferes with his benevolence.”

March 29, 2017

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Complete and Unabridged (Illustrated with Included Audiobook) (Kindle Locations 6237-6238). Titan Read. Kindle Edition.

“And thus there seems a reason in all things, even in law.”

March 28, 2017

Melville, Herman. Moby Dick: Complete and Unabridged (Illustrated with Included Audiobook) (Kindle Location 6055). Titan Read. Kindle Edition.

A gem from listening to Moby Dick during my workout this morning.