Archive for the ‘Quotes’ Category

” . . . you do not emerge from reading Les Misérables the same person . . . “

August 6, 2017

Julie Rose in the Translator’s Preface to Les Misérables (Modern Library Classics) (Kindle Location 369). Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“The doctor saw Jean Valjean [and said] `That’s a man who, to all appearances, has lost someone dear to him. A person can die of that.’”

August 6, 2017

Hugo, Victor. Les Misérables (Modern Library Classics) (Kindle Locations 26585-26589). Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

“I read a lot. If you don’t have a mentor, read. That’s why libraries exist.” —Kobe Bryant, [speaking] to Los Angeles Chargers players . . .

August 1, 2017

https://www.si.com/nfl/2017/07/31/nfl-training-camps-tour-cowboys-broncos-rams-chargers-peter-king

“Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process.” E.B. White

July 28, 2017

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/440683-explaining-a-joke-is-like-dissecting-a-frog-you-understand

“To reach a goal you have never before attained, you must do things you have never before done.”

May 19, 2017

Scott, Richard G.. Finding Peace, Happiness, and Joy (Kindle Locations 2844-2845). Deseret Book Company. Kindle Edition.