Posted on January 15, 2007 by Nik

1 minute readThe world is not respectable;

The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.
George Santayana
US (Spanish-born) philosopher (1863 – 1952)