Sunday, January 08, 2006

Featured Quote by SOCRATES

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

Socrates, In Apology, sct. 21, by Plato.Greek philosopher in Athens (469 BC - 399 BC)

Art credit: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Title: The Death of Socrates, 1787
Artist: Jacques-Louis David (French, 1748–1825)
Medium: Oil on canvas; 51 x 77 1/4 in. (129.5 x 196.2 cm)
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1931 (31.45)


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