Literary Quotes Archive
Fire by Camila Macaya Palma, CC-BY-2.0.
“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.” – Ernest Hemingway in A Moveable Feast
Throwback study abroad photo! Taken in Milford Sound, New Zealand.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, here is some wisdom from Atticus Finch. Image based on Old Monroeville Court House by Andrea Right, CC-BY-2.0.
December was a crazy month with much shopping, travel, holiday festivities, and little sleep. It’s January and it’s freezing so I’ve decided to spend the month close to home and catching up on reading, writing, and other projects.
I hope you had a terrific Thanksgiving holiday! I ate potatoes three ways (vegetarians eat a lot of potatoes at holiday gatherings), did some Black Friday shopping (NOT on Thursday night), and had a marathon TV-watching session on Sunday. Ahhh.
Dorris Lessing, British writer and the winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature, passed away on Sunday at the age of 94. In her honor: “What’s terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate.
In honor of Veteran’s Day: “The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
It’s getting cold here in New York. I drank a lot of lattes over the weekend. The NYC marathon ran through my neighborhood on Sunday so we walked over to watch.