tisdag 14 april 2015

10 inspiring Quotes

April 14: Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books (anything that inspires you, challenges you, makes you think, encourages you, etc.).
A very interesting task. Further reading HERE

Dylan Thomas
Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Scarlet O´Hara,
"After all, tomorrow is another day."

Arne Nyman 
Till en flyende   
Stanna ej! Bara gå.
Endast i rörelse
kan du döda din grå
drift mot förstörelse.

Jenny Joseph
When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter.
I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired
And gobble up samples in shops and press alarm bells
And run my stick along the public railings
And make up for the sobriety of my youth.
I shall go out in my slippers in the rain
And pick flowers in other people's gardens
And learn to spit.

You can wear terrible shirts and grow more fat
And eat three pounds of sausages at a go
Or only bread and pickle for a week
And hoard pens and pencils and beermats and things in boxes.

But now we must have clothes that keep us dry
And pay our rent and not swear in the street
And set a good example for the children.
We must have friends to dinner and read the papers.

But maybe I ought to practice a little now?
So people who know me are not too shocked and surprised
When suddenly I am old, and start to wear purple.

Virginia Woolf
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to to write fiction.

Gertrude Stein
Everybody gets so much common information all day long that they lose their common sense. 

Oscar Wilde
A man cannot be too careful in the choise of his enemies

Hjalmar Gullberg
För vilsna fötter sjunger gräset
jag är din matta var du går

Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland
"Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice

The Bible
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is

4 kommentarer:

  1. Jag kommer nästan aldrig ihåg citat ur böcker :)

    1. vissa rader biter sig fast, faktiskt

  2. Jag gillade flera utav dessa, men allra helst citatet från Dylan Thomas är en favorit hos mig. :)