|The first excerpt represents the past or something you must release, and is drawn from Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles:
Of Artemis, wherewith the huntress sweeps
Across the Lycian steeps.
Thee too I call with golden-snooded hair,
Whose name our land doth bear,
Bacchus to whom thy Maenads Evoe shout;
Come with thy bright torch, rout,
Blithe god whom we adore,
The god whom gods abhor.
Ye pray; 'tis well, but would ye hear my words
|The second excerpt represents the present or the deciding factor of the moment, and is drawn from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey:
Every one of his victims, singly and collectively, returned to
him for ever, it seemed, in cold, passionless, accusing
domination of these haunted hours. They did not accuse him of
dishonor or cowardice or brutality or murder; they only accused
him of Death. It was as if they knew more than when they were
alive, had learned that life was a divine mysterious gift not
to be taken. They thronged about him with their voiceless
clamoring, drifted around him with their fading eyes.
After nearly six months in the Nueces gorge the loneliness and
The Lone Star Ranger
|The third excerpt represents the future or something you must embrace, and is drawn from Essays & Lectures by Oscar Wilde:
speculative spirit of an innovation, which in the sphere of action
produces democracy and revolution, and in that of thought is the
parent of philosophy and physical science; and its importance as a
factor of progress is based not so much on the results it attains,
as on the tone of thought which it represents, and the method by
which it works.
Being thus the resultant of forces essentially revolutionary, it is
not to be found in the ancient world among the material despotisms
of Asia or the stationary civilisation of Egypt. The clay
cylinders of Assyria and Babylon, the hieroglyphics of the
pyramids, form not history but the material for history.