Celebration Quotation – April 14, 2016

Today’s quote is from Measure for Measure: The engraving – an illustration of the scene from which this quote is taken – is by artist Robert Smirke (1753-1845.)  Smirks specialized in illustrations for subjects from literature, particularly Shakespeare. View more… Read More

Celebration Quotation – April 9, 2016

Today’s quote is from Measure for Measure: We love this line – nothing kills an enterprise more quickly than doubt.  How many brilliant inventions have never seen the light of day because the creator didn’t believe in himself… Read More

Celebration Quotation – March 23, 2016

Today’s quote is from Measure for Measure: The image is an engaging of a work by painter Henry Fuseli (1785-1825).  He was born in Switzerland, but eventually ended up spending much of his life in England.  The works… Read More

Celebration Quotation – March 6, 2015

Today’s quote is from Measure for Measure: The image – representing the scene in which this line is spoken – is an engraving of a late 18th century work by painter Edward Edwards (1738-1806). Image Source: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital… Read More

Celebration Quotation – February 25, 2016

Today’s quote is from Measure for Measure: This quote seems particularly timely – there are certainly a few political candidates who fit this description! The image is portrait of British actress Mary Ann Yates (1728-1787) in the role of Isabella, published… Read More

Celebration Quotation – January 19, 2016

Today’s quote comes from Measure for Measure: The image is Sarah Siddons – one of the most famous actresses of the 18th Century.  She was best known for her tragic roles, and highly celebrated in British society.  This… Read More