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
Thursday, January 20, 2011
James Taranto, over at the WSJ, has a thoughtful piece on Palin Derangement Syndrome. The piece inspired hundreds of comments, some of them pretty good. Check it out here.