To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Wednesday, July 04, 2007
Yankee Doodle Dandy
We spent some time this afternoon watching one of the greatest Hollywood biopics -- "Yankee Doodle Dandy" starring Jimmy Cagney as George M. Cohan. I can't think of a better way to observe the Fourth of July.
Here's a taste, one of the greatest show stoppers in film history: