SundayAug 30, 2015
Gerald Massey (May 29, 1828 - October 29, 1907) was an English self-taught Egyptologist and poet. He was born near Tring, Hertfordshire, UK, Europe.
We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves; we encourage each other in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man's body.
I have been told that one of the reasons the astronomers of the world cooperate is the fact that there is no one nation from which the entire sphere of the sky can be seen. Perhaps there is in that fact a parable for national statesmen, whose political horizons are all too often limited by national horizons.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson