I thought I would share some of the quotes that I have come across, particularly over my time blogging on Chivalrous. In the same way that a picture can speak a thousand words, I think the same can be said of quotes. I hope you enjoy them!
It doesn't matter how long my hair is or what colour my skin is or whether I'm a woman or a man.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward;
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather
Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl
Good design goes to heaven; bad design goes everywhere.
Fly without wings;
As you examine it, you marvel at the intricately complex interweaving of its parts, a means to an end.
It matters not how strait the gate,
This bud of love, by summer's ripening breath,
In summer, the song sings itself.
Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
My friend, the things that do attain
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
He that respects himself is safe from others; he wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
I feel this is very important for us to have serene buildings
Miss Bennet was the only creature who could suppose there might be any extenuating circumstances in the case, unknown to the society of Hertfordshire; her mild and steady candour always pleaded for allowances, and urged the possibility of mistakes- but by everybody else Mr. Darcy was condemned as the worst of men.
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
For Nature then [...]
A fair exterior is a silent recommendation.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.