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Words for the Day… by Alexander Pushkin

Published by Olly Blackburn

Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool.

Words for the Day… by Marlene Dietrich

Published by Olly Blackburn

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.

Words for the Day… by Thomas Paine

Published by Olly Blackburn

Mankind, as it appears to me, are always ripe enough to understand their true interest, provided it be presented clearly to their understanding, and that in a manner not to create suspicion by anything like self-design, nor offend by assuming … Continued

Words for the Day… by Leonard Cohen

Published by Olly Blackburn

I don’t consider myself a pessimist. I think of a pessimist as someone who is waiting for it to rain. And I feel soaked to the skin.