Tags » Memorable Quotes

Quotable Quotes

“Take pride in your pain; you are stronger than those who have none.”

That quote comes from Lois Lowry’s, Gathering Blue. It’s such a simple, yet powerful quote that I thought I’d discuss what that quotes mean to me but also quotes in general that I’ve found endearing or memorable.

474 more words

Piece of Wisdom

“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Thus Quoth Homer

The rage of Achilles—sing it now, goddess, sing through me
the deadly rage that caused the Achaeans such grief
and hurled down to Hades the souls of so many fighters, 39 more words

Reading

Definitely within the Madding Crowd

God, Thomas Hardy is like magic. So innocuously placed, these phrases paint a landscape of subtlety and delight. Loving my current fling–Madding Crowd and all.  374 more words

Reading

Current Fling's Words ;; to be updated regularly.

  • ‘A computer chattered to itself in alarm as it noticed an airlock open and close itself for no apparent reason.
    This was because Reason was in fact out to lunch.’  
  • 205 more words
Reading

The Gift of the Magi

There are few of them left: the kind of used bookstore with old, over-stuffed wooden shelves, literate staff, and stacks of volumes crowding the aisles. The kind of used bookstore that plays the Canadian Broadcasting Company in the background. 300 more words

Writing

Is it Time for Radagast the Brown? (and a note on Middle Earth Wizards)

If you are anything like me, a lover of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth who has only slowly explored all the secrets behind The Lord of the Rings, you may have been surprised by Radagast the Brown. 1,287 more words

J.R.R. Tolkien