Day 145: May 25 – Plenty Makes Poor

~ The Palace of Versailles

Wisdom

To be wealthier or more powerful is not necessarily to be worthier: the former are products of fortune, the latter stems from virtue.

~ Heloise

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Wit 

Man is neither angel nor beast. Unfortunately, he who wants to act the angel often acts the beast.

~ Blaise Pascal, Pensees

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What Happened 

1521: The Edict of Worms declares Martin Luther an outlaw.

1803: Birth of American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in Boston.

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