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Pearls from a Sea of Thought

Pearls is a metaphor of the quotations which illuminate this blog and this book.

“An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.” −Letitia Elizabeth Landon

They say everything the composer thinks worth saying.

“The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of the ages, may be preserved by quotation.” Isaac D’Israeli

He brings them to the surface, without disturbing oysters or risking the bends.

“Dive into a sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.” −Moses Ibn Izra

 



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