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Editor’s Note: Hummingbird is pleased to present a collection of quotes curated by Lynda Bernard. Each week a new quote will be added; there will be no commentary with it, rather the quote will stand alone as food for thought. Some will be famous, others more obscure. They might be ripped out of today’s headlines, or possibly sage words from writers we have known over time.
February 26, 2018
"Wine is the sunshine of life."
February 19, 2018
"The problem with winter sports is that, follow me closely here, they generally take place in winter."
February 12, 2018
"Do. Or not do. There is no try."
February 5, 2018
"If you lose your wealth, you have lost nothing;
If you lose your health, you have lost something;
But if you lose your character, you have lost everything."
Attributed to many, perhaps most notably to Billy Graham and Winston Churchill, but also cited in books, as mottos, and on plaques on buildings as early as the 1800s. Most recently, Sarah Ehrenson viewed a version of this quote on a plaque on a Hindu temple in India, and shared it with us.
January 29, 2018
“There is nothing to writing.
All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
Quotes curated by Lynda Bernard.