Our recent move did not go as planned. It was chaotic, and full of oh-so-many glitches. We’re still dealing with the aftermath.
“You have power over your mind—not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”–Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
Any bit of wisdom helps, eh?
Here’s what my hometown boy had to say about art:
“Art–the one achievement of man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.”–James Thurber
“Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.”–Gustave Flaubert
English writer Elizabeth Gaskell was born on 29th September 1810:
1832 miniature of Elizabeth Gaskell by William John Thomson
- KNOWN FOR: Mary Barton; North and South; Wives and Daughters: An Everyday Story; Cranford; The Life of Charlotte Brontë.
“It is only when we are aware of the earth and of the earth as poetry that we truly live.”–Henry Beston
“Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.”–Philip Roth
“The problem with fiction, it has to be plausible. That’s not true with non-fiction.”–Tom Wolfe
“The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one’s life and discover one’s usefulness.”–John Cheever