Saturday, 2 August 2014

A Saturday With Musings From Yesteryear.

Quotes let us catch a glimpse of someone else..

" To love is to give light with inexhaustible oil."
Rainer Maria Rilke ( 1875-1926 ) The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge 1910
" Better by far you should forget and smile /
Than you should remember and be sad. "

Christina Rossetti ( 1830-1894 ) ' Remember ' 1862
" Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. "
Jean-Paul Sartre ( 1905-1980 )
Nausea
" I think for my part half of the nation is mad - and the other not very sound. "
Tobias Smollett ( 1721-1771 ) Sir Launcelot Greaves 1760-1762
" Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. "
George Eliot ( 1819-1880 ) Silas Marner 1861
" He who seizes the right moment,/ Is the right man."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( 1749-1832 )Faust 1808
" There's nothing duller than a respectable actor. Actors should be rogues, mountebanks and strolling players."
John Huston ( 1906-1987 ) 1967
" Arguments only confirm people in their own opinions. "
Booth Tarkington ( 1869-1946 ) Looking Forward to the Great Adventure 1926
" One can acquire everything in solitude except character. "
Stendhal ( pen name of Marie Henri Beyle 1783-1842 ) On Love 1822

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