Notable Quotes


Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art.   

— Leonardo da Vinci



This holiday party season, don’t Tartle (Scots).
Tartle is a perfectly descriptive word for that panicky hesitation
just before you have to introduce someone whose name you can’t quite remember.



What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. 

— Ralph Waldo Emerson



“To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”

— Anne Morrow Lindbergh



People will buy anything that is ‘one to a customer.’

 — Sinclair Lewis



To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.     

— E. B. White



“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.
And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”

—Edward Hale



“Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely expressed for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.
It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent ideological busybodies.” 

— C.S. Lewis