A place where I can share the quotes that I have collected (and keep collecting) over the years. I have gathered them from all sorts of sources. The "Quote of the Day" posts will always be a quote from a book and may be on any topic.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Quotes of the Days: Jan 25, 26 & 27

Tuesday's Quote:

Anybody can be reasonable, but to be sane is not common.

Oscar Wilde (quoted in)

"The Permanence of Oscar Wilde"

A Jacques Barzun Reader (p. 284)
by Jacques Barzun

Wednesday's Quote:

Trying to make the best of a bad deal is a waste of time, and time is something we have less of the older we get. Dying branches can't bear fruit.

Laura Denning
The Affair at Royalties
(pp. 56-7)
by George Baxt

Thursday's Quote:

Could Laura be driven to murder? I suppose anybody could be driven to murder when hatred is the chauffeur.

The Affair at Royalties
(p. 91)
by George Baxt

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