Pearls from a Sea of Thought
Pearls is a metaphor of the quotations which illuminate the compositions published here.
“An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.” −Letitia Elizabeth Landon
They say everything the composer thinks is worth preserving.
“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 from the depths, without harm to oysters or risk of the bends.
“Dive into a sea of thought, and find there pearls beyond price.” −Moses Ibn Ezra