Friday, January 27, 2017
The Quote I chose was "If to raise malicious smiles at the infirmities or misfortunes of those who have never injured us be the province of wit or humour, Heaven grant me a double portion of dullness."
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The quote from him is : Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised. "
Friday, January 20, 2017
I wasn't sure whether or not to include Marlowe, but then I saw a picture of him. What an odd face and hair, I thought it would be a fun challenge, so I painted him.
His quote: " Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?"
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
I like Oscar Wilde, perhaps because he was such a personality alongside of being an enjoyable playwright. The picture of him made his skin look soooo smooth.
The quote I chose from him : "It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it."
Friday, January 13, 2017
Euripedes quote " Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm; great good fortune comes to failure in the end. All is change; all yields its place and goes; to persevere, trusting in hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs"
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The quote around him: "All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in time plays many parts."
Thursday, January 5, 2017
"It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable."
Sunday, January 1, 2017
I have included a quote by the playwright on each one.. It's hard to read, but it does say:
"Everything on earth is beautiful, everything- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity."