Weekly Writing Prompts - Set 4
This weeks theme is quotable quotes! Weve all heard a saying or quote that strikes a chord in us and remains permanently encased in our memories. Weve chosen a quote for each day of the week for you to ponder and write about. You could write what you think the speaker meant, or you could write about what the quote means to you personally. Free writing is an excellent way to get inside your own head. Give it a try!
When we ask advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
- Marquis De Lagrange d. 1876, Pensees
Only one person in a thousand is a bore, and he is interesting because he is one person in a thousand.
- Harold Nicolson: Diaries and Letters, 1930-1939, 1968
If one judges love by the majority of its effects, it is more like hatred than friendship.
- La Rochefoucauld, Maxims, 1678
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands, and goes to work.
- Carl Sandburg, The New York Times, Feb. 13, 1959
If I am not for myself, who is for me?
- Hillel The Elder, Pirque Aboth, c. 30 B.C. - A.D. 9