Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Quote for the Day

A Marred Wasteland and a Deliberate Choice of Quality...
The good news is that just like the lousy books of the past, the lousy books of the present will blow away like chaff. The bad news is that they will leave their mark. As in so many aspects of culture, the damage they do can’t easily be measured. It is more a thing to be felt—a coarseness, an emptiness, a sorrow.  Read Meghan Cox Curdon's remarks in Hillsdale's Imprimis (July/August 2013).
“Beauty is vanishing from our world because we live as if it does not matter.” Roger Scruton (English philosopher)