Flaubert's Errand #8
5 exquisitely crafted sentences of prose I encountered in my recent reading.
"Language is for travelling, baggage is for life."
Instagram :: @newlyricsforoldsongs
"Compared with the rest of the EU, Iberia resembles a political Galapagos island for the centre-left: there are fewer predators, allowing it to evolve in its own peculiar way."
The Economist :: Last of the centre-lefties
"Leadership is a transfer of emotion."
Sportsmole :: Gerard Houllier: 'Jurgen Klopp ideal for Liverpool' (via Afternoon Slow)
"Patents are like bullets. They’re cheap to acquire but can cause a lot of damage.”
WIRED :: The Patent Problem
"We are not manufacturers of water. We are porters of nature."
The Economist :: Nongfu Spring is a hit with tipplers and investors alike
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