Pearls from a Sea of Thought
Pearls is a metaphor of the quotations which illuminate the composer‘s notations.
“An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.” −Letitia Elizabeth Landon
They are selected and cited for posterity’s sake.
“The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of the ages, may be preserved by quotation.” −Isaac D’Israeli
A Sea of Thought is a metaphor of their deep, wide open source.
“Dive into a sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.” −Moses Ibn Ezra
Thinkers whose thoughts the figurative pearls enrich, may treasure them beyond the literal kind.
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” −Marcus Aurelius