Monday, August 15, 2011

Bon mot for the week

"There is a road from the eye to the heart that does not go through the intellect."


G.K. Chesterton  (1874-1936)



4 comments:

Amelita said...

But what's it MEAN?

Hopfrog said...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WyojQFJY1w

Froog said...

More links, HF?! You tantalise me!

I think it means that we are often moved by things without understanding why; or, if we understand why, we are embarrassed at our susceptibility to the trite, ashamed of the frequent compromising of the 'good taste' we aspire to.

Hopfrog said...

My interpretation is a bit more banal.

Gilbert being a proper Papal Knight and all, I don't think he could allow himself to be as crass as Larry David and Jerry, but I think they were getting at the same thing.