Why do we quote? The history and culture of quotation.

In the days following the death of Osama bin Laden, a quote attributed to Martin Luther King pinged about social networking websites and into email inboxes: “I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, […]

Winston Churchill wrote ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?!

Wow, someone’s discovered who wrote “Keep Calm and Carry On”…. 11. The best piece of advice you actually followed? Well, nobody takes good advice, but I like Winston Churchill’s “Keep calm and carry on.” And my best advice to people is to find what you like and let it kill you. Hmm, read this, and […]

Great #quote

We could learn a lot from crayons… Some are sharp, some are pretty and some are dull. Some have weird names, and all are different colours, but they all have to live in the same box. Thanks to a friend’s status update!