Archive for September, 2009

Virginia Graham

« 30 September 2009 | 6:51 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Hope No faith in the hour of betrayal No scorning of lions’ jaws, No heart of grace in the battle-field, No faith in a faithless cause, No hope in the days of bondage Has ever more valiant shone Than the hope that hopes for a taxi, When the last bus has gone.

G K Chesterton

« 29 September 2009 | 22:16 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.

Randy Alcorn

« 27 September 2009 | 20:42 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

You are the descendant of a tiny cell of primordial protoplasm washed up on an empty beach three and a half billion years ago. You are the blind and arbitrary product of time, chance, and natural forces. You are a mere grab-bag of atomic particles, a conglomeration of genetic substance. You exist on a tiny […]

Richard Craycroft

« 26 September 2009 | 21:33 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The main problem with punctuality is that there is rarely anyone there to appreciate it.

John Keats

« 24 September 2009 | 21:49 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know.


« 23 September 2009 | 21:09 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

In a great business there is nothing so fatal as cunning management.

Max Beerbohm

« 22 September 2009 | 21:09 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

You cannot make a man by standing a sheep on its hind legs. But by standing a flock of sheep in that position you can make a crowd of men.

Albert Einstein

« 18 September 2009 | 18:23 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.

Siegbert Tarrasch

« 17 September 2009 | 18:28 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

The beauty of a move lies not in its’ appearance but in the thought behind it.

Thomas Traherne

« 6 September 2009 | 13:51 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Be not a bubble, be solid like God and let all thy worth be within.

Douglas Adams

« 3 September 2009 | 7:50 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is […]

Tom Stoppard

« 1 September 2009 | 22:39 | Uncategorized | No Comments »

We shed as we pick up, like travellers who must carry everything in their arms, and what we let fall will be picked up by those behind. The procession is very long and life is very short. We die on the march. But there is nothing outside the march so nothing can be lost to […]