"That image of the countryside being a threatening place still exists. People continue to resist the challenge of learning about aspects of life they don't understand."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Mary Wesley on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Mary Wesley on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Mary Wesley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Mary Wesley on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Mary Wesley on Earl Nightingale
"Twenty years ago, I was living in a lovely cottage on the edge of Dartmoor but I couldn't afford to run a car."
"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle."
"I have deliberately left Sylvester and Julia's appearances to the reader's imagination."
"Imagination which comes into play in falling in love is different from any other. Certainly in my case, and I've fallen in love all my life, one imagines the person to be as you want them to be. They frequently turn out to be someone different, for better or worse."
"We're all like children. We may think we grow up, but to me, being grown up is death, stopping thinking, trying to find out things, going on learning."