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A quote from Maria Callas

01-Jul-13

“What is there in life if you do not work? There is only sensation, and there are only a few sensations— you cannot live on them. You can only live on work, by work, through work. How can you live with self-respect if you do not do things as well as lies in you?” – […]

A beautiful passage from WWII

01-Jul-13

From the menu of a 1944 Christmas dinner on a cold US army base in Italy…. Alone of all American holidays, Christmas has been held inviolate, and will be observed throughout the Army by order of the War Department. By this wise exception men may have a brief respite from the grim business of war […]