strange_complex: (Lee as M.R. James)
Instructions: Go here and look through random quotations until you find 5 that you think reflect who you are or what you believe. Then post them in your journal. (NB you get to cheat a bit by scrolling down and checking which collections you'd like your quotations to come from).

"To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." (G. K. Chesterton, 1874-1936)

"Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn." (Joseph Addison 1672-1719)

"The prospect of a long day at the beach makes me panic. There is no harder work I can think of than taking myself off to somewhere pleasant, where I am forced to stay for hours and 'have fun'." (Phillip Lopate - no, I have no idea who he is)

"Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do." (Jean-Paul Sartre, 1905-1980, from Nausea (1938))

"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft." (H.G. Wells, 1866-1946)

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