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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Mid Week Quote: Benjamin Franklin

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

This weeks quote is by Benjamin Franklin (1705/1706-1790) who was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the first United States Postmaster General.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

Benjamin Franklin

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Mid Week Quote: Coco Chanel

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My chosen quote today is by Coco Chanel (1883-1971) the French fashion designer and businesswoman.

“In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.”

Coco Chanel

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Mid Week Quote: Margaret Mead

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My chosen quote today is by Margaret Mead. Margaret Mead (1901-1978) was an American cultural anthropologist who featured as an author and speaker in mass media during the 1960’s and 1970’s.

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.”

Margaret Mead

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Mid Week Quote: Marie Curie

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far.

My chosen quote today is by the Polish born physicist and chemist Marie Curie (1867-1934). Curie was the first female to win a Nobel Prize and the first woman to win a Nobel Prize twice and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields. She was also the first female Professor in the University of Paris.

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

Marie Curie

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