April 7, 2011

“Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention.”

Abraham Lincoln

“A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.”

Proverbs 27:15





3 Responses to “Contention”

  1. westwood said

    Good Abe quote. I wonder how well he stuck to it?

  2. Modern day USA amazes me. Your nation was spawned from such brilliance, what happened?

  3. exuvia said

    Hmmm… I wasn’t born there, nor did I grow up in the jewel of democracy. But any greatness which ever accumulated on the horizon has paled with the passing of time.

    Take Greece; I wonder what Plato would have said to the present state of his grand Republic.

    Ignorance is momentarily overcome but the war is never won.

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