Mid Week Quote: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Wednesday!

I hope everyone is having a good week so far. Today is my birthday and although I’m working all day I am hoping for a few treats.

My chosen quote today is by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) who was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet.

“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Mid Week Quote: Joshua Homme

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We are finally halfway through the week. I haven’t managed much reading this week so far but hopefully it will improve.

My chosen quote this week is a music quote by Joshua Homme. Homme is an American singer, musician, songwriter and record producer. He is the founder and primary songwriter of the band Queens of the Stone Age.

“Music is the only thing I’ve ever known that doesn’t have any rules at all.”

Joshua Homme

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Mid Week Quote: Stephen Hawking

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Happy Wednesday! I have a full day of teaching today, so sadly not much reading will happen today.

My chosen quote today is by Stephen Hawking (1942-2018) who was an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author.

Life would be tragic if it weren’t funny.

Stephen Hawking

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Mid Week Quote: Nelson Mandela

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This is my day late Mid Week Quote. I sadly forgot yesterday, I must get better at planning my posts.

My chosen quote this week is by Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) who was the South African President from 1994-1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

Nelson Mandela

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Mid Week Quote: T. S. Eliot

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote this week is by Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) who was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. I personally absolutely love Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.”

T. S. Eliot

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Mid Week Quote: Audrey Hepburn

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My chosen quote today is by actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993). Hepburn was recognised as both a film and fashion icon.

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says “I’m possible!”

Audrey Hepburn

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Mid Week Quote: Jesse Owens

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote this week is by Jesse Owens. Jesse Owens (1913-1980) who was an American track and field athlete and four time gold olympic medalist.

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible battles inside all of us—that’s where it’s at.”

Jesse Owens

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Mid Week Quote: Leonardo da Vinci

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote today is by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) who was an Italian polymath who was a painter, draughtsman, engineer, scientist, theorist, sculptor, and architect.

“As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.”

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Mid Week Quote: Euripides

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I missed last weeks Mid Week Quote sadly, but thankfully I remembered this week.

The quote I have chosen this week is by Euripides. Euripides who was born in Athens around 485 BCE. Euripides was a playwright who is thought to have written around ninety tragedies but sadly only nineteen have survived. 

“The greatest pleasure of life is love.”

Euripides

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Mid Week Quote: Seneca

Happy Wednesday!

I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote this week is by Seneca (c. 4 BC – AD 65) who was a Roman Stoic Philosopher, statesman, dramatist and satirist.

“The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.”

Seneca

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