Yet another wonderful post from Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings. And as you read the article, consider how long ago this was written and then ask yourself ‘do we ever learn anything’?

Life is as infinitely great and profound as the immensity of the stars above us. One can only look at it through the narrow keyhole of one’s personal existence. But through it one perceives more than one can see. So above all one must keep the keyhole clean.

[ Source : Brain Pickings ]