Most days I’ll be sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me, made me smile or just made me think. You can find these on weekdays on the Facebook page. 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 #72
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power, the greater it will be.
~ Thomas Jefferson
I like beautiful poems, moving poetry, and all the beyond of that poetry. I am extraordinarily sensitive to those poor, marvelous words left in our dark night by a few men I never knew.
~ Louis Aragon, Treatise on Style
World is suddener than we fancy it.
~ Louis MacNeice, Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice
Don’t write with a pen. Ink tends to give the impression the words shouldn’t be changed.
~ Richard Hugo, The Triggering Town: Lectures and Essays on Poetry and Writing
Only one thing remained reachable, close and secure amid all losses: language. Yes, language. In spite of everything, it remained secure against loss.
~ Paul Celan
What’s inspired you this week?