Quote of the Week


Every week I’ll post a reading/writing/fantasy related quote on the side of this blog. Look to the right side of your screen. –>

After the week is up, I’ll replace the quote, and the old one will come live here, where you can see them all at once. If you have any quotes you’d like to see, leave a comment below! 🙂

September 16-22: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” ~Erasmus of Rotterdam

September 23-29: “We read to know that we are not alone.” ~ C.S. Lewis

September 30-October 7: “When you are creating a world, part of what you do is whimsy and part of what you do is for plot movement…and part of what you do is for personal interest and psychological eccentricities.” ~Dave Carson, Star Wars Visual Effects supervisor

October 8-14: “If you set to work to believe everything, you will tire out the believing-muscles of your mind, and then you’ll be so weak you won’t be able to believe the simplest true things.” ~Lewis Carroll

October 15-21: “For night’s swift dragons cut the clouds full fast.” ~Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act 3 Scene 2

October 22-28: “Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted.”  ~Percy Shelley, A Defence of Poetry, 1821

October 29-November 4: “Ink runs from the corners of my mouth/There is no happiness like mine/I have been eating poetry.” ~Mark Strand, “Eating Poetry,” Reasons for Moving, 1968

November 5-12: “I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.” ~J.M. Barrie 
November 13-19: “Here’s to the crazy ones…” ~Steve Jobs
November 20-27: “My preference is for prose with more silence in it, language that contains more pockets of strangeness.” ~Anthony Doerr
November 28-December 4: “I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech-tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.” ~Henry David Thoreau
December 5-11: No quote
December 12-18: No quote
 December 19-25: “Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money.” ~Jules Renard

December 26-January 1: No quote

January 2-8: No quote

January 9-15: “Do or do not, there is no try.” ~Yoda


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