Sunday 10 February 2019


'The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.' William Blake

'A state is called the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly lieth it also; and this lie creepeth from its mouth: "I, the state, am the people." It is a lie!' Nietzsche

'The harvest of this world is to the resolute, and he that is infirm of purpose is ground betwixt the upper and the nether millstone.' E.R. Eddison, The Worm Ouroboros

'In this world it is essential always to be pushing, but fatal to seem so.'  Benjamin Jowett 

'People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.' Saul Bellow

'This life is slow suicide, unless you read.' Herman Wouk, The Caine Mutiny

'You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men.' Sir Max Beerbohm

'You gotta have a body.' Jayne Mansfield

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