From whence I have often since observed, how incongruous and irrational the common temper of mankind is, especially of youth, to that reason which ought to guide them in such cases, viz., that they are not ashamed to sin, and yet are ashamed to repent; not ashamed of the action, for which they ought justly to be esteemed fools; but are ashamed of the returning, which only can make them esteemed wise men.
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Robinson Crusoe (written 1719-20) has been the tool to turn off my brain at night. Thought the below quote was rather insightful. If you haven't read the book, I highly recommend it.