I love words. I love quotes. I have a wall in my room dedicated to both of these, printed on scraps of paper and layered on the wall.
So why not transfer them to this palette so that more can enjoy them?
Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God. – Jim Elliot
Oolitic—oölite (egg stone) is a sedimentary rock formed from ooids, spherical grains composed of concentric layers. The name derives from the Ancient Greek word ᾠόν for egg.
I am simply a ‘book drunkard.’ Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them. – LM Montgomery
We used to think that words were cheap and weak. Now I don’t know of anything so mighty. – Emily Dickinson
Wold—a piece of high, open, uncultivated land or moor.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. – Henry David Thoreau
When anything beautiful is dead, it’s a loss to the world. – Agatha Christie
I’m always suspicious of logic. – Steve Lattimore
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us. – JRR Tolkien
Welter—v. move in a turbulent fashion; n. a large number of items in no order; a confused mass.
Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. – JK Rowling
Rill—a small stream
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments, when whatever the altitude the body may be, the soul is on its knees. – Victor Hugo
Abeyance: Temporary inactivity
Shibboleth—slogan; widely held belief; custom distinctive of a particular group
Earth’s crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
But only he who sees takes off his shoes
The rest sit round it and pluck blackberries. – Elizabeth Browning’s “Aroura Leigh”
It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will. – LM Montgomery
Desuetude—a state of disuse
Cant—hypocritical and sanctimonious talk; denoting a phrase or catchword temporarily current or in fashion
Writing stories is a kind of magic, too. – Cornelia Funke
I would always rather be happy than dignified. – Charlotte Brontë
Compeer—a person of equal rank, status, or ability; a companion or associate
He delivered me because He delighted in me. – 2 Samuel 22:20
Escutcheon–/is-kə-chən/–protective ornamental plate or part of a ship’s stern where the name is displayed
That is why most great love stories are tragedy. – Agatha Christie
Falchion—a broad, slightly curved sword with the cutting edge on the convex side
It’s a dangerous business going out your front door. – J.R.R. Tolkien
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. – Jim Elliot
Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right. – Henry Ford