Sed omnia praeclara tam difficilia, quam rara sunt.
For all excellent things are as difficult as they are rare.
The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to.death.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
April 17, 2014
Decadence, Pure and Simple
Finland's new sadomasochistic homoerotic stamps. (Via Althouse, who too often seems to feel that the Role of Art is to gross people out shatter boundaries, be transgressive, and challenge preconceptions.)
I thought Finland was relatively sane and levelheaded.