Sunday, May 01, 2005

Quotes about the Country

People tell me that the countryside must always be stupid and backward, and I get angry, as if it were said that only townspeople had immortal souls, and that it was only in the city that the flame of divinity breathed into the first men had an unobscured glow.  ~George William RussellI roamed the countryside searching for answers to things I did not understand.  ~Leonardo da Vinci Anybody can be good in the country.  ~Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray When I am in the country I wish to vegetate like the country.  ~William Hazlitt, Table Talk I suppose the pleas


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