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Post Posted:: August 22nd, 2016, 5:19 am 

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Post Posted:: September 10th, 2016, 1:24 am 

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The winner for me is:
37. “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.”
—L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

As my new daily pep talk, I'm going to substitute 'tomorrow' with 'my next recording'. :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: September 10th, 2016, 2:07 am 

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I suppose beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I would have included Henry Lawson's 'Send Round The Hat' sentence: "I s'pose they're bad, but I don't suppose they're worse than men has made them."

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Post Posted:: June 5th, 2017, 7:17 pm 

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“I think myself I ought to be shot for writing such nonsense.... But it's unquestionably good escapist literature and I think I should rather like it if I were sitting in an air-raid shelter or recovering from flu.”
― Georgette Heyer


Her novels are my standby. I had not read this quote of hers until I started to look for likely ones to choose from. A resounding yes, all her novels will be those I reread until I no longer walk this earth.

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Post Posted:: June 7th, 2017, 8:47 pm 
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24. “In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.”
—Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank



This just says it all. Love it! :9:

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Post Posted:: June 8th, 2017, 10:52 am 

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“A September sun, losing some of its heat if not its brilliance, was dropping low in the west over the black Colorado range. Purple haze began to thicken in the timbered notches. Gray foothills, round and billowy, rolled down from the higher country. They were smooth, sweeping, with long velvety slopes and isolated patches of aspens that blazed in autumn gold. Splotches of red vine colored the soft gray of sage. Old White Slides, a mountain scarred by avalanche, towered with bleak rocky peak above the valley, sheltering it from the north.”

- “The Mysterious Rider” by Zane Grey

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Post Posted:: June 19th, 2017, 6:45 pm 

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It's not on the list but I really loved this line from J. R. R. Tolkien's Return of the King. I have it underlined lol
"Shadow was only a small and passing thing: there was light and high beauty for ever beyond its reach."


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Post Posted:: June 29th, 2017, 7:40 am 

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I like this one - I sing myself and celebrate myself. Cool one 8-)

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