Sunday, July 5, 2009

The MMOB Daily Quote - Mark Twain Sunday

Today's quote from the "man in white" is about PARADES (in honor of the one most of you probably went to yesterday)

"So far as I can see, a procession has value in but two ways--as a show and as a symbol, its minor function being to delight the eye, its major one to compel thought, exalt the spirit, stir the heart, and inflame the imagination. As a mere show, and meaningless--like a Mardi-Gras march--a magnificent procession is worth a long journey to see; as a symbol, the most colorless and unpicturesque procession, if it have a moving history back of it, is worth a thousand of it."
- from
Queen Victoria's Jubilee

Cheers! - Jason

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