Quote of the Day – 1/12/2011

January 12, 2011

“… he learned but three things in two years at Oxford. The first, on which he placed the greatest value, was that ‘Yea’ might be turned into ‘Nay’ and vice versa if a sufficient quantity of wordage was applied to the matter. The second was that in any argument, the victor is always right, and the third that though the pen is mightier than the sword, the sword speaks louder and stronger at any given moment” (p. 2).

The Mouse that Roared by Leonard Wibberlry

Curtis Publishing, 1954


Quote of the Day – 1/11/11

January 11, 2011

(Not a great quote, but I read it yesterday and it’s worth sharing.)

“She was the type to like things that were concrete, like the ocean” – Harry, The Dead-Tossed Waves.

The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan

Delacorte Press, 2010. ISBN: 978-0-385-73684-8

Quote of the Day – 1/10/2011

January 10, 2011

Not from anything read this time, but really funny yesterday. Said while knitting:

“I accidentally made a moebius strip!” – my wife (nicknamed “Zeta”), 1-9-2011