Category Archives: SFH Favorite Quotes

SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Marianne Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Anais Nin

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anaïs Nin I know this quote is more about our own personal risks than about a garden, … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Quotes – Lemony Snicket

“Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.” Lemony Snicket, Horseradish Not just any book, please, but Facing East – author Stepheny Houghtlin, available on Amazon!  Short of that if it isn’t your cup of tea, than I … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Douglas Adams

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”  Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Celebrating an up coming 2 yr. anniversary of our … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes On Mondays – Mark Twain

“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”  Mark Twain I laughed when I first read this quote, and I have never forgotten the … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes on Mondays -Alfred Austin

“Show me your garden and I shall tell you what you are.”         Alfred Austin, England’s Poet Laureate 1896-1913 Spring has come to the Houghtlin Garden Started 6/1/13

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Henry Ward Beecher

“Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?” ― Henry Ward Beecher We all have our favorite bookstores. My husband, Bob, says, “Stepheny has never met a bookstore she doesn’t like.” While wandering along Charring Cross Road in … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Stephen King

A bookshop on Bloomsbury Street, London- “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Victor Hugo

“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.” ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables Which works just fine as long as you have space to shelve your ever growing library. Once I … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Sarah Dessen

“Some things don’t last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Anais Nin

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”   I’d never heard of Anais Nin until I read this quote. Though she died in 1977, I can understand why her influence continues. I now treasure what … Continue reading

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SFH Favorite Collected Quotes – Oscar Wilde

I have created this new blog category. Each Monday, I post one of my favorite quotes. Join me for a chuckle, a spot of inspiration, or a sigh when you say, “Oh, I love this.”     “I never travel … Continue reading

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