~ Henry Louis Mencken (September 12, 1880 - January 29, 1956)
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After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.
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The melting voice through mazes running;/ Untwisting all the chains that tie / The hidden soul of harmony.
~ John Milton (December 09, 1608 - November 08, 1674)