It’s only human

Our century is so shallow, its desires scattered so widely, our knowledge so encyclopedic, that we are absolutely unable to focus our designs on any single object and hence, willy-nilly, we fragment all our works into trivia and charming toys. We have the marvellous gift of making everything insignificant.

Nikolai Gogol (1809 – 1852)

Shallow

2 thoughts on “It’s only human”

  1. Ah, yes I love the “Closet Of Errors” for how can we be old and wise if we were not first young and stupid! However it seems that I still make mistakes, so I guess that makes me old and still learning.

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