Snappy Thoughts

Snappy Thoughts

Brilliant! thanks for the share #MarleneLeach, this made my day

Snappy Thoughts from Flannery O'Connor, American Novelist of books including #GoodCountryPeople

snappy thoughts from Flannery O'Connor , American Novelist of books including #GoodCountryPeople


Thanks @lostandfoundbooks for this awesome story & image by @laurawilderart around Cicero's famous quote!

Cicero’s infamous quote, “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need”, was adapted from a letter he wrote requesting a meeting with friend Varro in 46 B.C. Here’s the literal translation:

“If you have a garden in your library”, he wrote to Varro, “everything will be complete.” (Cic. Fam. 9.4).

“Everything will be complete” for a productive meeting, he says, because the Roman garden was designed for thinking, philosophizing and discourse. It was, as Damon Young (author of Philosophy in the Garden) puts it, a “garden library“–rather than a library with a garden.

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