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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

August 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment
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The Secret Gardenby Frances Hodgson Burnett, was initially published in serial format beginning in 1910.  It was first published in its entirety in 1911.

Nothing in the world is quite as adorably lovely as a robin when he shows off-and they are nearly always doing it. ~ The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Five Quotes About Birds from Literature

July 9, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Let’s hear it for our feathered friends!  Here are five quotes about birds from literature.

The sigh of all the seas breaking in measure round the isles soothed them; the night wrapped them; nothing broke their sleep, until, the birds beginning and the dawn weaving their thin voices in to its whiteness. ~ To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

“There is many a young cockerel that will stand upon a dunghill and crow about his father, by way of making his own plumage to shine.” ~ Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell

Nothing in the world is quite as adorably lovely as a robin when he shows off-and they are nearly always doing it. ~ The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Do you know,” Peter asked “why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ Peter Pan by James M. Barrie

All is going on as it was wont. The waves are hoarse with repetition of their mystery; the dust lies piled upon the shore; the sea-birds soar and hover; the winds and clouds go forth upon their trackless flight; the white arms beckon, in the moonlight, to the invisible country far away. ~ Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens

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New Quotes Added – F. Scott Fitzgerald, Virginia Woolf and More

June 7, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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NewQuotesToday I added  new quotes to the collection.  Here are my favorites.

She carried her pocket Shakespeare about with her, and met life fortified by the words of the poets. ~ Night and Day by Virginia Woolf

Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope. ~ The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Nothing in the world is quite as adorably lovely as a robin when he shows off-and they are nearly always doing it. ~ The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Human beings, on the contrary, have a soul which lives forever, lives after the body has been turned to dust. It rises up through the clear, pure air beyond the glittering stars. ~ The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

 

Mere Thoughts Quote Photo

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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Here’s a quote photo to share with friends and family.  I’ve also posted it on the LitQuotes Facebook page as well as our new Google Plus page for easier sharing.

One of the new things people began to find out in the last century was that thoughts–just mere thoughts–are as powerful as electric batteries–as good for one as sunlight is, or as bad for one as poison. ~ The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

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