Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
--Wislawa Szymborska

A Few Words on the Soul

A Few Words on the Soul

Mar 6, 2021-- "We have a soul at times.
No one's got it non-stop,
for keeps."
In an article in the New York Times, Edward Hirsch called Wislawa Szymborska "a philosophically inflected poet who investigates large unanswerable questions with terrific delicacy. She pits her dizzying sense of the world's transient splendor against unbearable historical knowledge." Here the Polish Nobel laureate explores the nature of the soul with her characteristic wit, keen observations and attentiveness to the buried implications of the human journey. (4935 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionFor more inspiration, read Szymborska on, "The Creative Power of Uncertainty." [more]



Quote Bulletin


There is no Them. There are only facets of Us.
John Green

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,917 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Mar 20: How to Be Resilient (3,946 reads) Mar 13: Oh For Crying Out Loud (8,656 reads) Mar 30: Our Nervous Systems in the Time of COVID (8,644 reads) Apr 6: Marina Keegan & the Opposite of Loneliness (47,345 reads) Mar 16: All Cats Are Black (3,386 reads)

More ...