One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
All posts tagged Quote of the Day
Posted by hopeseguin on August 28, 2012
The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited. – Neil Armstrong
Posted by hopeseguin on August 27, 2012
Posted by hopeseguin on August 21, 2012
The marvels of daily life are so exciting: no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.
- Robert Doisneu
Posted by hopeseguin on August 20, 2012
Posted by hopeseguin on August 16, 2012
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Posted by hopeseguin on August 10, 2012
I tried to create a character who represented the everyman figure out of the medieval morality plays. It’s that simple. It’s the great advantage today of having a classical education: almost no one else does. It doesn’t exist anymore. So I’ve been taking plots from Milton, Shakespeare, Elizabethan theater, Greek mythology and the Bible for years and nobody notices! – author James Lee Burke (when asked why he thinks readers connect with Dave Robicheaux)
Posted by hopeseguin on July 27, 2012
Nora Ephron wrote:
“Reading is everything. Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person. Reading makes me smarter…. Reading is grist. Reading is bliss.”
Posted by hopeseguin on July 24, 2012
Sigmund Freud once said, ‘What do women want?’ The only thing I have learned in fifty-two years is that women want men to stop asking dumb questions like that.
- Bill Cosby
Posted by hopeseguin on July 16, 2012
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the integrity of his own views.
- William Congreve
Posted by hopeseguin on July 9, 2012