Fortune Favours the Brave

I love this post from Dina and so I’m reblogging. It makes you think and that is a good thing in my book.
Thanks for dropping by and reading.
Dorne x

The World according to Dina


Audentis Fortuna iuvat” meaning “Fortune Favours the Brave” – our dear Dina found this dictum written on the wall in the magnificent Marsh Library in Dublin. The friendly librarian wrote it down for her on a small piece of paper, which Dina carries in her wallet ever since – it’s quite tattered by now.

Actually photography was forbidden in the Marsh Library, but we Bookfayries used all our fairy magic asking friendly if he couldn’t make an exception for foreign Bookfayries. We got this granted! Leaving this library we noticed this saying.

Audentis Fortuna iuvat” also “Das Glück ist mit den Mutigen” – diesen Spruch fand unsere liebe Dina an der Wand der großartigen Marsh Library in Dublin. Auf ihr Bitten schrieb der freundliche Bibliothekar ihn auf einen kleinen Zettel, den Dina heute noch, inzwischen völlig zerfleddert, in ihrem Portemonnaie mit…

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2 thoughts

  1. Thank you so much for reblogging our work, dear Dorne! It’s highly appreciated, you made our day now … 🙂
    Best regards from Norfolk,
    The Fab Four of Cley,
    Dina x


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