Monday, 20 March 2017

Quote of the week

"When times are bad and things are going badly, people do not seek the causes. They seek someone to blame."

L E Modesitt, Jr in Imager

Monday, 13 March 2017

Quote of the week

“Mistresses, have you ever noticed that when we disagree with a male – I hesitate to say ‘man’ – or find ourselves in a position over males, the first comment they make is always about our reputations or our monthlies?”

Tamora Pierce in Lady Knight

Monday, 6 March 2017

Quote of the week

"People aren't logical. They just use logic as needed to justify what they already believe. In governing, you have to appeal to their beliefs...or minimize the impact of those beliefs when what you are or what you're doing stands against those beliefs."

L E Modesitt, Jr in Imager's Challenge

Monday, 27 February 2017

Quote of the week

"Government is what takes care of things beyond you. Good government cares for the well-being of the people it serves. Abusive government cares only for its own well-being."

Mercedes Lackey in The Lark and the Wren

Monday, 20 February 2017

Quote of the week

"Politics is the interaction of the tangible with the intangible, as defined by the unstoppable force running headfirst into the immovable object, and then blaming the object for its headache."

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Quote of the week

"What is courage? It is to give when hope is gone, when there is no chance that men may call you a hero, when you have tried and failed and rise to try again."

Mercedes Lackey in The Eagle and the Nightingales

Sunday, 12 February 2017

What I couldn't tell you - review

I reviewed another book. This time it was called 'What I Couldn't Tell You' and you can read the review here.