Sunday, August 15, 2010

10 Quotes of noted authors

"Most of what matters in your life takes place in your absence"-Salman Rushdie

"Immature poets borrow. Mature poets steal." -T.S Elliott

"In certain times, trying times, desperate times, profanity offers a relief denied even to prayer."~Mark Twain

"One cannot love well, think well, sleep well if one has not dined well."- Virginia Woolf

"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."- Douglas Adams

"All are lunatics, but he who can analyze his delusions is called a philosopher. "-Ambrose Bierce

"For I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." -The irony of Blanche Dubois' words ahhh.., Tennessee

"I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail.
He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice,
but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance."-
William Faulkner

"To thine own self be true."- Shakespeare, HAMLET

"She is tolerable, but not handsome enough to tempt me; I am in no humour at present to give consequence to young ladies who are slighted by other men."-Jane Austin

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