Fave quotes...

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reohn2
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby reohn2 » 18 Jan 2020, 10:31pm

brynpoeth wrote:After nourishment, shelter, and companionship,quality stories are the thing[s] we most need

Philip Pullman/Grauniad

FIFY and Pullman.

Heaven knows there's way to many crap stoies out there!

PS,Pullman is an awesome story teller with real depth and insight :wink:
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brynpoeth
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 22 Feb 2020, 8:38am

brynpoeth wrote:After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing[s] we most need

Philip Pullman/Grauniad

Just reading short stories by Olga Tocarczuk, she won the literature nobel prize for Poland, very good
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'The cockerell makes most noise, but the hen lays the eggs'
Margaret Hilda Roberts/Thatcher
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sussex cyclist
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby sussex cyclist » 23 Feb 2020, 10:40pm

You will not become a saint through other people’s sins.
Anton Chekhov

The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Marcus Aurelius

Someone left the cake out in the rain
I don't think that I can take it
'Cause it took so long to bake it
And I'll never have that recipe again

- Jimmy Webb

The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
- Michelangelo

Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.
- André Gide

brynpoeth
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Re: Fave quotes...

Postby brynpoeth » 27 Feb 2020, 8:42am

There is nothing worse than a young pessimist

Except maybe an old optimist :wink:
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