Monday, March 1, 2010

A Few of My Favorite Things...

" Seriously, there is something very refreshing about sheets and pillow slips just fresh from the line, after being washed and dried in the sun and air. Just try them that way and see if your sleep is not sweeter. " Laura Ingalls Wilder

"When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen." A.A. Milne

"You can never have too many hats, gloves, and shoes." Patsy Stone

"Books - the original laptop"
— found in an old dusty bookstore

"There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate." Charles Dickens

"Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness" Anne Frank

"Saunter slowly in the sun, eating chocolate, and carry a blanket so you can take a nap."

"Without music, life would be a mistake." Friedrich Neitzsche

"Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man." George R.R. Martin

"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." Henry James

"For obvious reasons, I never told you about my notebook, with a cover as green as mansions long ago, which I use as a commonplace book, a phrase which here means 'place where I have collected passages from some of the most important books I have read.'" Lemony Snicket

"The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid."
Jane Austen

"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." Lemony Snicket

"Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly."

Cornelia Funke

"I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once." C.S. Lewis


His Handmaidens said...

You are just chock full o' quotes lately.

Johanna said...


Eldarwen said...

Fun post, Laurel! =D

Alaina said...

Love love love some of these things too!! This was a really cute post.. really enjoyed it!