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COLETTE AND HER LOVE FOR CATS.

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Did Colette the french famous writer loved cats?

A WRITER LOVES HER CAT.

“I went to collect the few personal belongings which…I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel, and my solitude.”  ― Colette

Why is it that so many writers of today and in the past, like Colette for example, love cats so much? Keep Reading

RALPH WALDO EMERSON ~ ON BOOKS

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Some books leave us free and some books make us free – Ralph Waldo Emerson

C.S. LEWIS ~ FRIENDSHIP

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“A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.”
C.S. Lewis

F. SCOTT FITZGERALD ~ THE BEAUTY OF LITERATURE

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“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

LEO TOLSTOY ~ SPRING

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“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912)
Spring Flowers
Oil on panel

JULES BRASSAI ~ ON THE EXTRAORDINARY

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“I don’t invent anything. I imagine everything… most of the time, I have drawn my images from the daily life around me. I think that it is by capturing reality in the humblest, most sincere, most everyday way I can, that I can penetrate to the extraordinary.”

Jules Brassai

T.S. ELIOT ~ A CONVERSATION WITH MY SOUL

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“I said to my soul, be still and wait without hope, for hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love, for love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet faith, but the faith and the love are all in the waiting. Wait without thought, for you are not ready for thought: So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.”
T.S. Eliot

CHEKHOV ~ UNDERSTANDING THE HUMAN MIND…

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No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.

ANTON CHEKHOV

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian physician, dramatist and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history.

PHILIP ROTH ~ ON HUMAN BEINGS

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“Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?”

Philip Roth

ANAIS NIN ~ LIFE AND DEATH

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Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Anais Nin, “Winter of Artifice”

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