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Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world

Like a Colossus, and we petty men

Walk under his huge legs and peep about

To find ourselves dishonourable graves.

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Memorable Quotes

The Things They Say...

Teachers – be careful what you say to your students as they may remember your words decades later! I still recall the moment my music teacher advised me in an exasperated voice to “TRY to look intelligent Eleri!” I’m still working on it 40 years later. 463 more words

Humour, School And Family, Observations On Life

Thinking About Media Through Quotes

While the way in which the media handle the stories that are covered is bad enough, the absence of coverage is even worse.
George Monbiot, The Guardian, January 20, 2015… 678 more words


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.

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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


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