Literary Birthday - 28 February
Happy Birthday, Marcel Pagnol, born 28 February 1895, died 18 April 1974
- Such is the life of a man. Moments of joy, obliterated by unforgettable sorrow.
- You reach the universal dimension by staying at home.
- The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
- There are no crumbs of love. Only masses of it.
- A secret is not something unrevealed, but something told privately, in a whisper.
- One has to look out for engineers - they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.
- When I recall the long string of characters I have played in my life, I wonder who I am…
Marcel Pagnol was a French novelist, playwright and film director who wrote La Gloire de Mon Père and Le Château de Ma Mère.
by Amanda Patterson for Writers Write
There’s a reason I saved this for one of the last things I reblog tonight.
Have you ever seen the sky? It’s beautiful. A billion souls walk under it every single day and don’t even bother to look up and wonder what’s out there. There’s so much we still haven’t learned, so much that the scientists won’t even figure out in your life time and its your job to wonder, to dream, to try and find the mysteries behind all that lies in your path. Next time you’re outside in the middle of the night, look up. Wonder what’s out there.