Mid Week Quote: Chinese Proverb

Happy Wednesday

Now there is nothing I love more than going for a walk and looking at trees, especially old trees. Yesterday we went for an explore and saw this amazing tree that was clearly very old, it was dead straight and amazing to see. This tree had been trimmed at one point due to the important ruins next to it but it made me wonder just how impressive that tree had been before it was trimmed and also what history that tree had seen. As you can see, I like trees. So here is a tree related quote.


“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”


Chinese Proverb


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Mid Week Quote: Mark Twain

Happy Wednesday!

I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

I really love this quote by Mark Twain so I thought I had to share it with you all.


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So, throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”


Mark Twain


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Top Ten Tuesday: Favourite Book Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. For more info please check out Jana’s blog.

Here are some of my all time favourite book quotes!

“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.”

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens


“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte


“A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.”

When We Were Very Young by A. A. Milne


“There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.”

The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien


“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley 


“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott


“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone By J. K. Rowling


“You pierce my soul. I am half agony. Half hope. Tell me not that I am too late, that such precious feelings are gone for ever.”

Persuasion by Jane Austen


“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery


There is my Top Ten Tuesday, I really enjoyed this week’s Top Ten Tuesday. Please drop me a comment with your Top Ten Tuesday.

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