It's an old joke but a true one:
Our late, beloved Fr. James V. Schall, through all his travels and adventures, took care not to have out of reach a copy of Boswell's Life of Johnson.
Fear is contagious.
When Dr Watson first describes the character of Sherlock Holmes, he presents the man who is soon to become his friend as a complete philistine where literature and philosophy are concerned.
Nellie Cashman (c. 1845–1925), "Angel of the Mining Camps," wore many hats: nurse, businesswoman, restaurateur, Catholic philanthropist.
"Like fighting an addiction, being an antiracist requires persistent self-awareness, constant self-criticism, and regular self-examination," says Ibram X. Kendi, author of best-selling "How to Be an Antiracist".
On the life and works of the master humorist.
These stories are all about unsupervised children.
Both Aristotle and Saint Thomas Aquinas speak of the debts of gratitude we owe to others — to God, to our parents, to our city or nation — anyone from whom we receive benefits.
According to Hazlitt, if we wish to know the force of human genius, we have only to read Shakespeare, but if we wish to know the futility of human learning, we have only to read his commentators.