Category Archives: quotes

some of Bronwyn’s favourite quotations

why do you care?

My daughter, the artist behind azolloza art, has been listening to small business marketing & strategy podcasts while feeding baby or when toddler naps. She tells me an artist, crafter, hobbyist or small business person needs a blog. She says people … Continue reading

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“Most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally evil, but by people being fundamentally people

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“The sun, with all those planets revolving round it and depending on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.” – GALILEO GALILEI (1564-1642)

The sun, with all those planets revolving round it…

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Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.- Lenore Hershey

give books

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Advent: “Take time to be aware that in the very midst of our busy preparations for the celebration of Christ’s birth in ancient Bethlehem, Christ is reborn in the Bethlehems of our homes and daily lives. Take time, slow down, be still, be awake to the Divine Mystery that looks so common and so ordinary yet is wondrously present.” – Edward Hays

“Take time to be aware that in the very midst of our busy preparations for the celebration of Christ’s birth in ancient Bethlehem, Christ is reborn in the Bethlehems of our homes and daily lives. Take time, slow down, be … Continue reading

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“Many phenomena—wars, plagues, sudden audits—have been advanced as evidence for the hidden hand of Satan in the affairs of Man, but whenever students of demonology get together the M25 London orbital motorway is generally agreed to be among the top contenders for Exhibit A.” – Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett (Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch)

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“She was convinced that she was anorexic, because every time she looked in the mirror she did indeed see a fat person.” — Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, in Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

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