Mid Week Quote: Benjamin Franklin

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My chosen quote for this week is by one of my favourites, Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin (1705/1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the first United States Postmaster General. 

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” 

Benjamin Franklin

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Mid Week Quote: Aristotle

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far. I have been busy working on a new bookish project which I will be sharing with everyone soon.

My chosen quote this week is by one of my favourites, Aristotle.

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” 

Aristotle

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Mid Week Quote: Oscar Wilde

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Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote this week is by the Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900).

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” 

Oscar Wilde

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Mid Week Quote: Helen Keller

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My chosen quote for today is by Helen Keller (1880-1968).

At nineteen months of age Keller became deaf and blind but with aid of her teacher and family she learned to read, write and speak. At the age of twenty-four, she became the first deaf and blind person to receive a bachelor’s degree. Keller wrote a dozen books and many articles, she was also a world renowned public speaker, activist and advocate for people with disabilities.

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” 

Helen Keller

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Mid Week Quote: Jane Austen

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During the recent heat wave that we have been going through I have been constantly thinking of this quote by Jane Austen so I thought I would share it this week.

“What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.”

Jane Austen

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Mid Week Quote: Jane Austen

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far. My chosen quote this week is by one of my favourite authors, Jane Austen.

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” 

Jane Austen

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Mid Week Quote: Mother Teresa

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote today is by the Roman Catholic Nun and missionary Mother Teresa (1910-1997) also known as Saint Teresa of Calcutta.

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

Mother Teresa

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Mid Week Quote: Neil Gaiman

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far. I’m not getting much reading done at the moment which is shame but I’m hoping that will improve soon.

My chosen quote this week is about cats. When I saw it I thought it was perfect because I can’t get Lyra our calico to behave at all.

“I would like to see anyone, prophet, king or God, convince a thousand cats to do the same thing at the same time.” 

Neil Gaiman

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Mid Week Quote: Jack Nicholson

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Happy Wednesday everyone!

My chosen quote this week is by the retired American actor and director Jack Nicholson (1937).

“The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.”

Jack Nicholson

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