Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts which he gives, one of evils and another of blessings. - Homer
A human being is an animal suspended in webs of significance which he himself has spun.
Through her the battling man becomes sublime,and fairy tales are spun from gray-maned storms;From moments' tears immortal pearls are formedAnd dulcet wonders cradle bloody times("She Rests") - Konstantin Balmont
And Flock Rule Number Two is, Don't argue with Max or you'll live to regret it." I spun and stomped out to the clearing, turning back for one last jab at Dylan. "And by the way, you clearly DON'T know me better than Fang does. Do you see Fang arguing with me? No, you do not."Fang rolled his eyes. - James Patterson
Man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun. - Clifford Geertz
„E drept, explicaţiile nu au ce căuta într-o despărţire. Nu pot fi decât meschine. Adevărul nu e nicăieri. Oamenii inteligenţi simt asta. Fie spun că pleacă pentru un timp si nu se mai întorc niciodată, fie dispar pur si simplu. Ce să explici? La ce ajută? - Dan Lungu