Sunday, May 07, 2017


Best and Worst for the Mind

Excerpt from Colmán Elo (555-611)?, "Apgitir Chrábaid" ("The Alphabet of Devotion"), in Thomas Owen Clancy and Gilbert Márkus, Iona: The Earliest Poetry of a Celtic Monastery (1995; rpt. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1997), p. 206:
What is best for the mind? Breadth and humility, for every good thing finds room in a broad, humble mind. What is worst for the mind? Narrowness and closedness, and constrictedness, for nothing good finds room in a narrow, closed, restricted mind.

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