QUOTE OF THE DAY

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain, Fatherhood & Christmas

“I have received and read all the letters which you and your little sister have written me…I can read your and your baby sister’s jagged and fantastic marks without any trouble at all. But I had trouble with those letters which you dictated through your mother and the nurses, for I am a foreigner and cannot read English writing well.” […]
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Quote of The Day: The Little Match Girl & Faith

She lighted another match, and then she found herself sitting under a beautiful Christmas-tree. . . . Thousands of tapers were burning upon the green branches, and colored pictures, like those she had seen in the show-windows, looked down upon it all. The little one stretched out her hand towards them, and the match went out. The Little Match Girl, […]
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Quote of the Day : Legend of the Christmas Witch

“As time passed, they developed their own secret way of communicating by whistling, imitating the strange melodies of their friend the nightingale. At night, they would lie in the clearing and count the stars in the heavens. Their bond was deep and eternal.” The Legend of the Christmas Witch – Aubrey Plaza and Dan Murphy Origins of the Quote The […]
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Quote of the Day: Christmas, a Grinch & Dr. Seuss

“Santa, don’t forget the Grinch. I know he’s mean and hairy and smelly, and his hands are cold and clammy, but I think he’s kinda… sweet.” — Cindy Lou Who How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Dr. Seuss Origins of the Quote This children’s classic by Dr. Seuss was originally written and published in 1957. It was later made into a […]
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Quote of the Day: ‘A Christmas Carol’, Dickens & Forgiveness

“Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead. But if the courses are departed from, the ends will change.” Ebenezer Scrooge, ‘A Christmas Carol’. Origins of the Quote This quote is from Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol”, published in 1843, by Chapman & Hall. Written 178 years ago, the classic touches upon the core values […]
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Quote of the Day: Nathanael West & the Brilliant Miss Lonelyhearts

“The Miss Lonelyhearts of the New York Post-Dispatch (Are you in trouble?—Do-you-need-advice?—Write-to-Miss-Lonelyhearts-and-she-will-help-you) sat at his desk and stared at a piece of white cardboard.” Nathanael West, Miss Lonelyhearts Origins of the Quote West was famous for doing this, creating a disruption. One does a quick re-read of Miss Lonelyhearts sat at his desk. Nope, it’s not a mistake -we figure […]
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Quote of the Day : Douglas Adams and Fantastic Fiction

“The story so far: in the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, Douglas Adams Origins of the Quote Douglas Adams’s books are literally the right of passage for teenagers who love Sci-Fi. (Actually who said, teenagers?)  […]
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Quote of the Day : George Orwell, The Master of Dystopia

“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.” 1984 by George Orwell Origins of the Quote It is noticeable that in this opening line, it not just one malfunctioning clock, but all the clocks. Here in this world, thirteen o’clock is but a normal way of life. Orwell alerts the reader that statements of […]
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