Thursday, July 05, 2007

Men first feel the prick of necessity, then the attraction of utility: next they become aware of convenience, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.
-- Giambattista Vico

1 comment:

casual ninja said...

you didn't list "the prick of necessity" on your list of swears, but i think it might count towards your limit.