Quoth the Raven…

Friday, May 10, 2013 @ 03:05 PM
posted by mrscaz

Ah, that Lincoln, such a visionary… He knew even back then that we would have trouble differentiating actual quotes with made up ones on the internet. Plus, he knew we would have the internet, and he was a vampire slayer and something about being a president and abolishing slavery… What a man!

Anyway, as I was taking a break from designing new packaging for our kids belts, I saw that picture on my favorite website, Pinterest, and I laughed. Then I started really paying attention to the quotes and realized, that’s so true. How do we know that Marilyn Monroe said “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” While I like that quote, I generally won’t repin quotes who give credit to who said it, just because I don’t know if it’s true. And lets face it, I don’t want to look like an idiot. :)

If you judge Benjamin Franklin by the things he is quoted with saying on Pinterest, you would think he may have had a problem.

Like this quote, I really like it, but I don’t know if he  said it. So if I repin it do I look silly if he, in fact, didn’t say it?

Am I the only one concerned with this? Does it really matter or will someone just look at this quote and think “That’s nice”. I’m over-thinking, I know. It’s what I do and because of that, you will rarely, if ever, see me pin a quote that actually lists a name on it.

Hows that for our “Random” blog topic??


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