Friday, 17 April 2015

A Gentle Friday, Is There Anything Nicer...

Another lot of quotes.

" Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats. "
Kenneth Grahame ( 1859-1932 ) The wind in the Willows 1908

" With the brush we merely tint, while the imagination alone produces colour. "
Theodore Gericault ( 1791-1824 ) letter c.1821
" They ( the poor ) have to labour in the face of the majestic equality of the law, which forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread."
Anatole France-pen name of Francois Anatole Thibault ( 1844-1924 ) Le Lys rouge 1894
" You can tell the ideals of a nation by its advertisements. "
Norman Douglas ( 1868-1952 ) South Wind 1917
" The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman - any woman - with beautiful legs. "
Marlene Dietrich ( 1904-1992 )
" Study the past, if you would divine the future. "
Confucius ( 551-479 BC. )
" There are only two families in the world, as an old grandmother of mine used to say: the Haves and the Have-nots. "
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra ( 1547-1616 ) Don Quixote
" We must love one another or die."
W H Auden ( 1907-1973 ) ' September 1, 1939 '

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