” It was the bestof times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. “
This is the opening sentence of A Tale of Two Cities, the famous novel by Charles Dickens.
Although this quote is about the French Revolution of 1789, it is just as applicable to our present time.
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4 thoughts on “One Liner Wednesday February 6-2019”
A great selection.
It’s one of my favo0urite quotes.
One of my fave quotes as well. Thanks for making me remember where i was when i first read it…AAAHHH