No martyr ever went the way of duty, and felt the shadow of death upon it. The shadow of death is darkest in the valley, which men walk in easily, and is never felt at all on a steep place, like Calvary. Truth is everlasting, and so is every lover of it; and so he feels himself almost always.
Antonio: Will you stay no longer? nor will you not that I go with you? Sebastian: By your patience, no. My stars shine darkly over me; the malignancy of my fate might, perhaps, distemper yours; therefore I shall crave of you your leave that I may bear my evils alone. It were a bad recompense for your love to lay any of them on you.
Assim, para recapitular a nossa discussÃ£o do valor da filosofia: a filosofia Ã© de estudar nÃ£o por causa de quaisquer respostas definitivas ? s suas questÃµes, dado que nenhumas respostas definitivas podem, em regra, ser conhecidas como verdadeiras, mas antes por causa das prÃ³prias questÃµes; porque estas questÃµes alargam a nossa concepÃ§Ã£o do que Ã© possÃvel, enriquecem a nossa imaginaÃ§Ã£o intelectual e diminuem a confianÃ§a dogmÃ¡tica que fecham a mente contra a especulaÃ§Ã£o; mas acima de tudo porque, atravÃ©s da grandeza do universo que a filosofia contempla, a mente tambÃ©m se torna grandiosa, e torna-se capaz dessa uniÃ£o com o universo que constitui o seu bem maior.
If the entire course of evolution were compressed into a single year, the earliest bacteria would appear at the end of March, but we wouldn't see the first human ancestors until 6 a.m. on December 31st. The golden age of Greece, about 500 BC, would occur just thirty seconds before midnight.