The Quote Challenge- and how do I, the quote-queen, pick three?

place LimouxThank you for this challenge P,

https://poshbirdyblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/wit-wisdom-and-winnie-the-pooh/

What theme shall I take up? Well, I will choose quotes from three who painted, with words, their own unique times; whilst subtly reminding us that we can all get a little carried away with ourselves now and then……………

“How vain it is to sit down to write if you have not stood up to live”

Henry David Thoreau

“Memory likes to play hide-and-seek, to crawl away. It tends to hold forth, to dress up, often needlessly. Memory contradicts itself; pedant that it is, it will have its way”

Günter Grass 

“A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal”

Oscar Wilde

And as a bonus,this wonderful nugget from the queen of wasp, Dorothy Parker

” If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
I never seek to take the credit;
We all assume that Oscar said it”

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About coteetcampagne

Artist, period home maker, renovator, restorer, Francophile. My mission is to save the old stuff, one beautiful piece at a time
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4 Responses to The Quote Challenge- and how do I, the quote-queen, pick three?

  1. gabriele says:

    I see a number of your earlier posts are appearing as if they were new….

    Like

  2. poshbirdy says:

    Lovely quotes, Gill. How true about memory … where was I?!!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Osyth says:

    Brilliant all of them and I love the neat bonus linking to Oscar 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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