Some well known and not so well known quotes

  I’ve been in a rather philosophical mood lately, but I’ve got lots of castle pages coming your way this month. I may not be able to answer your comments as quickly as usual but I promise to take my laptop on the road and keep you informed.  At any rate, a series on the remaining northern England and Welsh castles will be coming your way and you might want to check into www.ilovecastles.com periodically as I will be starting a daily blog of my travels, eventually. Enjoy!
 
 
The real art of conversation
is 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.
-Dorothy Nevill  
 
 
 
  When a true genius appears in the world
you may know him by this sign,
that all the dunces are in a confederacy
against him.
– Jonathan Swift
 
 
 
 
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
but I have promises to keep
and miles to go before I sleep
and miles to go before I sleep.
-Thoreau
 
 
 
 
 If one part suffers, all parts suffer with it….  Ist Corinth. 12:26
 
 
Everyone that flatters thee
is no friend in misery.
Words are easy like the wind;
Faithful friends are hard to find…
He that is thy friend indeed
He will help thee in thy need;
If thou sorrow, he will weep;
If thou wake, he cannot sleep.
Thus of every grief in heart
he with thee doth bear a part.
These are certain signs to know
faithful friend from flattering foe.
 
 W. Shakespeare from Love’s Answer
 
 
With time all our dreams come true,
only in such a degenerated form
that we don’t recognize them.
 
-Fyodor Dostoyevsky
 
 
 
 
If you hang on too tightly to anything,
you mangle it.
-Evelyn Wallace Oct. 21, 1998
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Castle Lady sends a load of   your way!

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One Response to Some well known and not so well known quotes

  1. Evelyn says:

    I would like to bring to your collective attentions that my quote and Dostoyevsky\’s are nearly identical in theme. I wanted my vision to encompass anything to which we hang onto with the tenacity and love of a mother.
     
                                                                                         yvelines >kkkkkkkkk<😄

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