Friday, March 13, 2009


"Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates."

--from Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi


"When you are older you will know that life is a long lesson in humility."

--from James M. Barrie's The Little Minister


"Mystery and disappointment are not absolutely indispensable to the growth of love, but they are, very often, its powerful auxiliaries."

--from Charles Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby