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  • One of the oddest things in life, is the things one remembers. Agatha Christie
  • One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats. Iris Murdoch
  • All faults may be forgiven of him who has perfect candor. Walt Whitman
  • Night and Day, you are the one, only you beneath the moon and under the sun.  Cole Porter
  • One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life.  That word is love.  Sophocles
  • If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.  Emily Bronte
  • Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.  Shakespeare
  • A library is a diary of the human race.  Dawson
  • There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.  Willa Cather
  • I will always try to do and say the kindest things in the kindest way. 
  • Be willing to change the way you play the game. Elaine St. James
  • The human heart has hidden treasures, in secret kept, in silence sealed.  Charlotte Bronte
  • I drather quilt than eat on the hungriest of days.
  • Falsehood is so easy, truth so difficult. George Eliot
  • It takes only one person or one idea to change our life forever.
  • On that best portion of a good man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.  William Wordsworth
  • The secret of patience: do something else in the meantime.
  • To hear with eyes belongs to love's rare wit.
  • Obligation may be stretched till it is no better than a brand of slavery stamped on us when we were too young to know its meaning. George Eliot
  • You must have it inside you that your plan is right, and that plan you must follow.  George Eliot
  • Let me be a blessing to somebody....when I die let it be said, "She was such a blessing to me."
  • Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.  Willa Cather
  • We are always saying farewell in this world, always standing at the edge of loss attempting to retrieve some memory, some human meaning from silence, something which was precious and is gone.  Adlai Stevenson
  • Pity the laden one; this wandering woe may visit you and me.  George Eliot
  • What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?  George Eliot
  • My grief lies onward and my joy behind.  Shakespeare
  • It is wicked to let people think evil of any one falsely, when it can be hindered.  George Eliot
  • The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us; we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.  George Eliot   
  • There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others.  My courage always rises with every attempt to intimidate me.  Jane Austen
  • It takes years to build a reputation.  It takes minutes to ruin it.
  • Any emotion, any interest, once vividly aroused, can wholly die.  E. M. Forster
  •  Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul.  Emily Dickinson
  • The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
  • But though an old man, I am but a young gardener.  Thomas Jefferson
  • I want death to find me planting my cabbages.  Montaigne 1533-1592
  • The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of  past centuries.  Descartes
  • The absolute yearning of one human body for another particular body and its indifference to substitutes is one of life's major mysteries.  Iris Murdoch
  • Whatever our souls are made of his and mine are the same.  Emily Bronte
  • There is no mistaking a real book when one meets it.  It is like falling in love.  Christopher Marley
  • I love you the more in that I believe you have liked me for my sake and for nothing else.  John Keats
  • There is nothing like staying home for real comfort. Jane Austen
  • No eye is on the sparrow.
  • Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Plato
  • A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.  David Hume
  • You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis

  • I am no bird and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. Charlotte Bronte
  • All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances and one man in his time plays many parts. Shakespeare
  • Not all who wander are lost.  J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
    And then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Shakespeare
  • We felt that all things were like us people, down to the small animals like the mouse, and things like wood. The wood is glad to the person who is using it, and the person is glad to the wood for being there to be used. Native American, Joe Friday.

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