Most days I’ll be sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me, made me smile or just made me think. I’ll be posting the full set here each week too and hope you’ll also share some of the quotes that have inspired you in the comments section below.
Classic Quotes #45
The city, however, does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows, the banisters of the steps, the antennae of the lightning rods, the poles of the flags, every segment marked in turn with scratches, indentations, scrolls.
~ Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities
Charles William Eliot
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.
~ Charles William Eliot
People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.
~ Saul Bellow
Hamilton Wright Mabie
Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
~ Washington Irving