Archive for Daily Quotes

Little Women Anniversary

Although written in 1868, Little Women lives on, in books, movies, Madame Alexander Dolls and more.

Little Women Wisdom

You may try your experiment for a week and see how you like it. I think by Saturday night you will find that all play and no work is as bad as all work and no play…

-Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, Ch. 11

…and the beautiful Katharine Hepburn

I defy anyone to be as good as I was in Little Women…my personality was like hers…this part suited my exaggerated sense of things.

Shawshank Redemption

September 23, 1994 was the release date of the movie The Shawshank Redemption, a Stephen King classic.

I have no idea to this day what those two Italian ladies were singing about. Truth is, I don’t wanna know. Some things are better left unsaid. I’d like to think they were singing about something so beautiful it can’t be expressed in words, and it makes your heart ache because of it. I tell you those voices soared, higher and farther than anybody in a grey place dares to dream.

Ben Jonson – Shakespeare Contemporary

O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!

Ben Jonson, playwright

Ben Jonson, Shakespeare contemporary.

H.G. Wells The Time Machine

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

H.G. Wells, Science Fiction author, born September 21, 1866

I love the movies of his books. My favorite of course is The Time Machine and I excitedly await the coming of the Morlocks to Syfy.

Trailer for original The Time Machine

Aldous Huxley Point Counter Point

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.

― Aldous Huxley, Point Counter Point