Sunday, 21 June 2015

Sunday And A Few Quotes.

The past is ever so interesting...

" There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little. "
Francis Bacon ( 1561-1626 ) ' Of Suspicion '
" A Robin Redbreast in a Cage/
Puts all of Heaven in a Rage. "

William Blake ( 1757-1827 ) Auguries of Innocence 5
" Grow old with me! /
The best is yet to be. "

Robert Browning ( 1812-1889 ) ' Rabbi ben Ezra ' 1864
" People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy. If I lived in Moscow I don't think I'd care what the weather was like. "
Anton Chekhov ( 1860-1904 ) The Three Sisters 1901
" It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance...and I know of no substitute whatever for the force and beauty of its process."
Henry James ( 1843-1916 ) letter to H.G.Wells July 1915
" Speech is the small change of silence. "
George Meredith ( 1828-1909 ) The Ordeal of Richard Feverel 1859
" Men do not desire to be rich, but to be richer than other men. "
John Stuart Mill ( 1806-1873 ) ' Essay on Social Freedom '
" We seek him here, we seek him there, /
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. /
Is he in heaven? - Is he in hell? /
That demmed, elusive Pimpernel? "

Baroness Orczy (1865-1947 ) The Scarlet Pimpernel 1905
" There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."
Mark Twain / Samuel Langhorne Clemens ( 1835-1910 ) Autobiography

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