Interesting Quotes from The Past…

Millions long for immortality who don’t know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Susan Ertz 1894-1985 American writer.

Everyone is a bore to someone. That is unimportant. The thing to avoid is being a bore to oneself. Gerald Brenan 1894-1987 British writer.

Death and taxes and childbirth. There’s never any convenient time for any of them. Margaret Mitchell 1900-49 American novelist.

A diplomat is a man that always remembers a woman’s birthday but never her age. Robert Frost 1874-1963¬†American poet.

A well written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one. Thomas Carlyle 1795-1881 Scottish historian.

An autobiography is an obituary in serial form with the last instalment missing. Quentin Crisp 1908-99 English writer.

We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. Pablo Picasso 1881-1973 Spanish painter.

Art is meant to disturb, science reassures. George Braque 1882-1963 French painter.

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a photographer, writer and blogger, a studio and press photographer since the mid 1960's, first published writings in 1974
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