Quotations

“What day is it?”
It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
My favourite day,” said Pooh.”

AA Milne

Piglet & Pooh

“We have really everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language.”

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

“I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.”

Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

“Suddenly, from behind the rim of the Moon, in long, slow-motion moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel, a light, delicate sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth . . . home.”

Edgar Mitchell

View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew travelling toward the moon.

“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”

Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams

“We’re only given a little spark of madness – we mustn’t lose it”

Robin Williams

Robin Williams

“If he’s so smart, how come he’s dead?”

Homer Simpson

Homer Simpson

“To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.”

William Blake

Portrait of Blake, engraved by Schiavonetti

I haven’t been everywhere yet, but it’s on my list

Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag

Not everything that can be counted counts,
and not everything that counts can be counted. ~

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

To thine own self be true

William Shakespeare

Hamlet Act 1, scene 3

(Polonius’s last piece of advice to his son Laertes, who is in a hurry to get on the next boat to Paris, where he’ll be safe from his father’s long-winded speeches.)

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

They always say time changes things,

but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Andy_Warhol_by_Jack_Mitchell

Andy Warhol

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2 Responses to Quotations

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  2. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity” Albert Einstein

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