Women and the Level of Civilization

“To a great extent, the level of any civilization is the level of its womanhood. When a man loves a woman, he has to become worthy of her. The higher her virtue, the more noble her character, the more devoted she is to truth, justice, goodness, the more a man has to aspire to be…Read more Women and the Level of Civilization

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“I Wish The Ring Had Never Come to Me”

Frodo: "I wish the ring had never come to me. I wish none of this had happened." Gandalf: "So do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. There are other…Read more “I Wish The Ring Had Never Come to Me”

“How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”

Here is a quote from one of my favourite book (and film) series of all time, J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. It comes from second chapter of The Two Towers  when Aragorn, Legolas and Gimli are surrounded by the Riders of Rohan (during their pursuit of the orcs who have captured Merry and Pippin). Eomer…Read more “How shall a man judge what to do in such times?”