Aphorism of the Day

Hombre culto es aquel para quien nada carece de interés y casi todo de importancia.

An educated man is the one for whom nothing lacks interest and nearly everything lacks importance.

(Nicolás Gómez Dávila, Escolios a un Texto Implícito, 1.399)

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  1. Alfred M. Kriman says:

    From the Department of Nit-picking:

    I see that in the English translation, Curculio avoided or repaired the zeugma in the Spanish. I’ll admit that though Spanish is my first language, my Sprachgefühl is a bit rusty. Nevertheless and fwiw, my Gefühl here is that the corresponding zeugma in English is not stranger than the one in Spanish, and should be preserved.

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