Weekly Geeks 2009-09: A Quote a Day

One of my favorite Weekly Geeks last year was: A Quote a Day. This will have you pulling books off your shelves and Googling for your favorites. It also means a post a day for the next week - or as many as you can do.

You may want to come up with a theme, such as favorite passages from books, author quotes, political quotes, quotes about books or reading, humorous quotes, whatever. Or you may not want a theme at all; maybe you just want to gather up seven assorted quotes that appeal to you. You may want to start each of your posts of the week with a quote, or you may want to give quotes posts of their own in addition to your regular posts. It’s all up to you!
I originally thought I'd use garden quotes as my theme since it's time to start seriously thinking garden. But then I remembered that tomorrow is International Women's Day and March is Women's History Month (isn't it odd that we have to devote a month to it? Why can't it just be women's history every day?) So I'm scouting out my favorite quotes by and about women.

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a door mat or a prostitute.
~Rebecca West, "Mr Chesterton in Hysterics: A Study in Prejudice," The Clarion, 14 Nov 1913, reprinted in The Young Rebecca, 1982. Learn more about Rebecca West.

See what other Weekly Geeks come up with this week.

And be sure to check out my book giveaway in celebration of my one year blogiversary.



Frances said...

Ouch but oh so funny too. Great choice.

Maree said...

It's funny, because it's true .... great quote.

softdrink said...

Excellent choice for a theme! And a great first quote...unfortunately, it's all too true.

Hey Harriet said...

Great idea and I love that quote that you've included. Brilliant!

CoversGirl said...

I love that quote! Great theme, and I'll be coming back to see what others you choose.

susan said...

Oh, I know this quote and I love it. Very appropriate for Women's History Month. Hope everyone is celebrating WHM.

Erika Lynn said...

I love that quote more every time I hear it.