“People will talk,” he said. “Even if a man has been acquitted by a jury, they’ll talk, and nod and wink."— George Eliot (@GeorgeEliot_) February 6, 2020
The nineteenth and twenty-first centuries come together today.
'The truth is not always beautiful, nor beautiful words the truth.' – Lao Tzu— Philosophers' Mail (@PhilosopherMail) September 1, 2014
It didn't take long to find a tweet containing the familiar contradiction from Keats.
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." keats— Ankit Srivastava (@ankit_tweeps) September 1, 2014
Discovery of this saying by John Muir at On Being's Tumblr site—
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.
reminded me that long ago Leonardo da Vinci wrote
everything connects to everything else
I couldn't find my original citation; I suspect it was given one of Michael Gelb's books and I think a fuller citation is "Study the art of science and the science of art. Everything connects to everything else." This reference is to an article on da Vinci that Gelb published in the Australian GQ.