Archive for March, 2013


Thursday, March 21st, 2013

No opposition must be taken to heart. Our enemies often help us more than our friends. Besides, a head-wind is better than no wind. Who ever got anywhere in a dead calm?

Amelia E. Barr


Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Cold focuses the mind. I did the best work I’ve ever done in my parents’ unheated thatched cottage when I was revising for my finals, crouched over an electric fan heater wearing about 10 jumpers. When you are that uncomfortable you don’t mess about.

Lucy Kellaway


Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Fatti forza, ragazzo, vai avanti a schiena dritta e testa alta, e segui sempre e soltanto la voce della tua coscienza.

Antonino Caponnetto


Sunday, March 17th, 2013

And so I took all the positive thoughts I could muster and lashed them together in my mind, like planks in a psychological raft that I hoped would buoy me up.

Alan Johnston


Saturday, March 16th, 2013

In the modified game, Mario is the one waiting to be saved, while Pauline is the heroine who jumps through the obstacles to be reunited with Mario.

Loke Shi Ying


Monday, March 11th, 2013

Any element of tragedy is entirely your own fault.

Mr Justice Sweeney


Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Charles Dickens