Quotes To Share Archive

Tim Winton

The Shepherd’s Hut

“And again one asks oneself what has one done with one’s years? Where have you buried your best days? Have you lived or not?”

Fyodor Dostoevsky

White Nights

“Why is it that even the best of men always seems to hide something from other people and to keep something back? Why not say straight out what is in one’s heart, when one knows that one is not speaking idly? As it is every one seems harsher than he really is, as though all were afraid of doing injustice to their feelings, by being too quick to express them.”

Victor Hugo

Les Miserables

“Conscience is the quantity of innate science which we have within us.”

Victor Hugo

Les Miserables

“Suddenly he had a horrible thought: it was an invasion. Not a roadside picnic, not a prelude to contact. It was an invasion. They can’t change us, so they get into the bodies of our children and change them in their own image.”

Arkady & Boris Strugatsky

Roadside Picnic

“For some things they are no wrong seasons.

Which is what I dream of for me.”

Mary Oliver

Hurricane –

A Thousand Mornings

“She did not need a library;

she was a library.”

Elizabeth Gilbert

The Signature of All Things

“Conscience is the quantity of innate science which we have within us.”