Quotes of the Week

*‘No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible’ Poet Stanislaw Jerzy Lec, quoted in The New Yorker*

‘If you judge a fish by it’s ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid’ Einstein, quoted in The Mail on Sunday

‘The only words that don’t offend a single human being are words delivered without a purpose’ Lena Dunham, quoted on Glamour.com

‘The man who says his wife can’t take a joke forgets that she took him’ Oscar Wilde, quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle

‘The first casualty of war is not the truth, it is room service’ Journalist Chris Buckland, quoted in The Daily Telegraph

‘Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will’ Frederick Douglass, quoted in The Guardian 

‘Like a narcotic, rudeness offers a sensation of glorious release from jailers no one else can see’ Novelist Rachel Cusk in The New York Times

‘A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell’ Laura Ingalls Wilder, quoted in the Independent

* My favourite if i had to pick one
All quotes from The Week Magazine