Monday October 17th 2011

Thought for the Day

“No man for any considerable period
can wear one face to himself
and another to the multitude,
without finally getting bewildered
as to which may be the true.”

~ Nathaniel Hawthorne



*Nathaniel Hathorne

File:Nathaniel Hawthorne by Brady, 1860-65.jpg | From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBorn: July 4, 1804 Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 19, 1864 (age 59) Plymouth, New Hampshire, United States

An American novelist and short story writer. His fiction works are considered part of the Romantic movement and, more specifically, dark romanticism. His themes often center on the inherent evil and sin of humanity, and his works often have moral messages and deep psychological complexity. His published works include novels, short stories, and a biography of his friend Franklin Pierce.

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Comments

Monday October 17th 2011 — 1 Comment

  1. I believe it was Janus who had 2 faces, and the quote is true, we’re faced with this dilemma every day, I think the term is ‘facetious’!

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