Dare to be honest and fear no labour ~Robert Burns Teacup: Stafford Tartan Series Gordon Edition Advertisements
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. ~Oscar Wilde, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’ 📷Pollylew
Winter is the time for comfort – it is the time for home. ~Dame Edith Sitwell.
Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier’… ~Alfred Lord Tennyson
When by my solitary hearth I sit, When no fair dreams before my “mind’s eye” flit, And the bare heath of life presents no bloom; Sweet Hope, ethereal balm upon me shed, And wave thy silver pinions o’er my head. ~From ‘To Hope’, by John Keats 1815
We can destroy ourselves by cynicism and disillusion, just as effectively as by bombs. ~Sir Kenneth Clark.