Lit Magazine


September 2010-November  2010- Vol. 2, Issue 1

There is a time for many words and there is also a time for sleep. - Homer

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown. - Homer

Here I stand. I can do no other. God help me.  - Martin Luther.

Men of ill judgment oft ignore the good that lies within their hands,till they have lost it. - Sophocles

June 2010- August 2010 - Vol. 1,Issue 4

Union gives strength.  - Aesop

To labor is to pray.  - St. Augustine

In charity, there is no excess. - Francis Bacon

Conventionality is not morality. Self righteousness is not religion. to attack the first is not to assail the last. - Charlotte Bronte

They are proud in their humility, proud  in that they are not proud.  - Robert Burton

He that won't be counseled can't be helped. - Ben Franklin

A person who talks about his inferiors hasn't any. - Hawaiian Proverb

In the faces of me and women, I see God. - Walt Whitman

March 2010-May 2010 Vol. 1, Issue 3
 All places are distant from heaven alike.   -Robert Burton (1577-1640)    

With true friends, even water drunk together is sweet enough.   -Chinese Proverb    

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.   -Cicero,  Classical Writer      

Word is a shadow of deed.   -Democritus ( C. 460-370 B.C)    

The jar will long retain the fragrance of what it was steeped in when new.   -Horace (Ancient Writer)    

 Life is the flower for which love is the honey.   -Victor Hugo (1802-1885)    

A kind word is better than a big pie.   -Russian Proverb    

December 2009-February 2010- Vol. 1, Issue 2

Everyone faces at all times two fateful possibilites: one is to grow older, the other is not.   -Anon.  Era Unknown to Lit Editor.     

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land whe all they can see is sea.   -Francis Bacon (1561-1626)    

The real fault is to have faults and not ammend them.   -Confucius (Ancient Philosopher)    

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.   -Euripedes (Ancient Writer)    

Well done is better than well said.   -Ben Franklin      

Even the wishes of an ant reach heaven.   -Japanese Proverb    

He who would not frustrate his hope to write wel hereafter in laudable things ought to himself to be a true poem.   -John Milton (1608-1674)    

When in doubt, tell the truth.   -Mark Twain    

Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.   -Oscar Wilde                

September 2009-November 2009- Vol. 1,Issue 1    

Here is a section of classic- but hopefully still relevant quotes. I hope you enjoy them!       

A proverb is the horse of conversation.   -African Proverb    

Let every sluice of knowledge  be opened and set flowing.   -John Adams  (1735- 1826)    

There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it is thoroughly finished is the true glory.  
-Sir Francis Drake   (? 1540- 1596)  

Honor the greatest poets.  -Dante  ( 1265-1321)  

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks. -Simonides ( c. 556-468 BC)   

 There is only one thing worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.  
-Oscar Wilde  (1854-1900)