2006-06-10

Surprising Quotes

A number of people produce at will such musical sounds from their behind (without any stink) that they seem to be singing from that region.

- St. Augustine (City of God 14.24) on the existence of professional farters in the ancient world.

There was a discussion at Luther's table about breasts, which are an ornament to women if they are well proportioned. Large and flabby breasts cause unhappiness... because they promise much and produce little.

- Martin Luther (Table Talk, 4105) discussing important things with his students.





1 comment:

Rabenstrange said...

It's nice to know that these theologians had such weighty thougts on their minds.