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Friday, March 25, 2016

Quotes

Today's blog is just a note on where my thoughts take me at times and perhaps a bit of inspiration for us all. 

If not then at best some #FamousQuotes for you.

I, of course, hope to one day stumble upon that unicorn of a line or phrase that sticks in history. As I am sure, we all do.   Whether you have read them or not, you have at least heard these phrases at some point. All these Authors struggled to find their way; as did many others, so never give up.

To Be Or Not To Be. William Shakespeare #Hamlet
History Note:
Within the class system of Elizabethan England, William Shakespeare did not seem destined for greatness. In spite of these limitations, Shakespeare is now the most performed and read playwright in the world.
http://www.shakespeareinamericancommunities.org/education/life-william-shakespeare

It was the Best of times; it was the Worst of times. Charles Dickens  #A Tale of two Cities
History note:
Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education, and other social reforms.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Dickens


Quoth the Raven,"Nevermore." Edgar Allen Poe #The Raven
History note:
He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career. Poe, throughout his attempts to live as a writer, repeatedly had to resort to humiliating pleas for money and other assistance
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Allan_Poe


Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn. Margaret Michell #Gone with the Wind
History Note
An average student at Smith College, Mitchell did not excel in any area of academics. She held a low estimation of her writing abilities. Even though her English professor had praised her work, she felt the praise was undue

 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Mitchell
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