Sunday, March 16, 2008

Quote of the Day

A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.

- Arthur Conan Doyle


Wally Bock said...

I'm not even sure this is apropos, but my mother used to describe a person as having "a well-furnished mind" when they demonstrated a sophisticated mix of knowledge and civility.

Michael Wade said...


I like that image. Everything in its place. Perhaps the civility was the furniture polish.