"How should you be? You should be like a rocky promontory against which the restless surf continually pounds. It stands fast while the churning sea is lulled to sleep at its feet. I hear you say, ‘How unlucky that this should happen to me.’ But not at all. Perhaps say instead, ‘How lucky I am that I am not broken by what has happened and I’m not afraid of what is about to happen.’ For the same blow might have struck anyone, but not many who would have absorbed it without capitulation or complaint."
The Show : Black Sails (1x03)
The Book : Meditations By Marcus Aurelius (quotes from The Emperor’s Handbook: A New Translation of The Meditations)
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.
The Book : King Henry V By William Shakespeare
The Show : Red Band Society (1x01)
The Book : The Idiot By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Show : Legends (1x02)
Anne gives a book to Tom in Falling Skies (4x10)
The Book : Fear of Flying by Erica Jong
The Show : Selfie (1x01)
my late husband was a great lover of poetry, and… I suppose some of it sunk in, despite my best intentions. And here today, I remember this, I believe, from Tennyson
Ulysses - Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)
The TV Show : The Sopranos (Pilot - 1x01)
The Book : A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
The TV Show : Gilmore Girls (Jews and Chinese Food - 5x15)