|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Philebus by Plato:
PROTARCHUS: Certainly he is.
SOCRATES: And the unjust and utterly bad man is the reverse?
SOCRATES: And all men, as we were saying just now, are always filled with
SOCRATES: And these hopes, as they are termed, are propositions which
exist in the minds of each of us?
SOCRATES: And the fancies of hope are also pictured in us; a man may often
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Commission in Lunacy by Honore de Balzac:
at once and tell Jeanrenaud what is going on! A pretty thing indeed!"
And the little old woman went out, rolled herself downstairs, and
"That one tells no lies," said Popinot to himself. "Well, to-morrow I
shall know the whole story, for I shall go to see the Marquis
People who have outlived the age when a man wastes his vitality at
random, know how great an influence may be exercised on more important
events by apparently trivial incidents, and will not be surprised at
the weight here given to the following minor fact. Next day Popinot
had an attack of coryza, a complaint which is not dangerous, and
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from The Psychology of Revolution by Gustave le Bon:
results of their triumph; theories of; small numbers of; the
clubs closed,; downfall of
Latin mind, the
Leaders, popular, psychology of