Most weekdays 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 (85): A Week in Words and Pictures #quotes #inspiration

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Classic Quotes (85)

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

A written word is the choicest of relics. It is something at once more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art. It is the work of art nearest to life itself.
~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.
~ C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

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William Cullen Bryant

William Cullen Bryant

Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.
~ William Cullen Bryant

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George Eliot

George Eliot

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
~ George Eliot, Letter to Miss Lewis, Oct. 1, 1841

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Truman Capote

Truman Capote

Aprils have never meant much to me, autumns seem that season of beginning, spring.
~ Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

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What’s inspired you this week?

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