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When I walked the sacred, hilly, Grecian ground where once the Delphian inscription "Know Thyself" met the pedestrian's gaze, I felt the melancholy peace of this glen-like scene. The fragments of carven stone seemed to reproach the warring races of man, steeped in self-ignorance still.


-- Notebooks Category 12: Reflections > Chapter 6: The Profane and The Profound > # 159






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