Tag Archives: Quotes

Quote Me On That… Marriage

much ado

After watching Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing the other day I had to share this quote from the full text (by William Shakespeare) which was cut from it. I love that for so much of the play she rejects the idea of marriage because she enjoys her independence and doesn’t think that any man can match her wit.

Quote me on that… love is like smallpox

anna karenina They ought to find out how to vaccinate for love, like smallpox

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Imagine a world in which they did. Oh wait, I think that someone has and wrote a successful series of YA books based on it.

 

Quote me on that… madness

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Call me mad if you will, but I am once again very excited to be heading into Oxford for Alice Day 2013. The theme this year is nonsense, so I should feel right at home. It’s lovely to live somewhere that has so many exciting literary events going on and The Story Museum is at the heart of a lot of these. It’s definitely worth a visit if you’re ever in Oxford.

Quote me on that… Romance

Firework

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A beautiful passage from a brilliant book which sprung into my mind today. If you haven’t read The Passion by Jeanette Winterson, you really, really must.