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.

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Quote It! Saturday

This blog is, of course, devoted to quotes. But Freda's Voice has a wonderful meme called Quote It! that I cannot resist participating in. You can post as many quotes as you like. To join in, hop on over to Freda's place!

Here are my weekly offering:

You know, Chuck, when you're young, you can keep the fires of hope burning bright, but at my age you're lucky if the pilot light doesn't go out.
Going My Way

~Frank Butler & Frank Cavett

...Now he was getting a lesson in the complexities of human relationships. Coffin had been at it long enought to know that was the way the truth lay, that in the untidiness lay the answer.

Coffin Underground (p. 100) by Gwendoline Butler

An open mind is all very well in its way, but ought not to be so open that there is no keeping anything in or out of it. It should be capable of shutting its doors sometimes, or it may be found a little drafty.

~Samuel Butler


  1. Great quotes but can you imagine being named Coffin?!

    Thanks for participating!

  2. I also have a blog devoted to "Quotes and Things." I just discovered your blog about quotes today.