Write your own Divine Literary Quote

‘Thoughts are divine’ from Orlando by Virginia Woolf

‘I’ve no ammunition. What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead.’ from Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw

“‘Darling,’ she said. ‘How too divine” from Vile bodies by Evelyn Waugh

This Easter, Penguin Classics and Divine have got together to celebrate all that’s Divine and chocolaty in classic literature. Check out our large milk and dark chocolate eggs for a competition to win chocolate and Penguin books.

Come up with your own Divine quote in the style of your favourite  literature classic and we’ll send our favourite a selection of Divine chocolate! Post your idea in the comments below.

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21 Responses to Write your own Divine Literary Quote

  1. s says:

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single girl in possession of free time and spare change must be in want of some chocolate

  2. tracey rollings says:

    Today’s divine moments are tomorrow’s divine memories.

  3. Phil Holland says:

    It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good chocolate must be in want of a wife (Pride & Prejudice)

  4. Martine says:

    Dubble,Dubble,tasty Dubble;
    Fire burn and chocolate bubble.

  5. Janet says:

    It’s got to be this:

    “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single woman in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of chocolate”. My apologies to Jane Austen [Pride and Prejudice”

  6. Stuart says:

    “The past is a foreign chocolate: they do things divinely there.”

  7. In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
    “Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
    (to scoff great choccy)!

    The Great Gatsby.
    x

  8. Martine says:

    I think Polonius probably meant to say to Laertes,

    “This above all:to Divine chocolate be true”.

  9. sharon a says:

    Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, but unfortunately sadly lacking in Divine Chocolate.

  10. sally H says:

    To err is human – to be forgiven – give Divine (apologies to Alexander Pope 🙂

  11. Sue Smith says:

    When angry, count four; when very angry, swear. If that doesn’t work, eat Divine chocolate.

    Apologies to Mark Twain!

  12. Jo B says:

    What’s in a name? That with we call Divine by any other word would smell as sweet.

    Sorry William Shakespeare

  13. Hazel says:

    Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this Divine Chocolate. Apologies to William Shakespeare

  14. laura says:

    “To eat chocolate or not to eat chocolate? That is the question”

  15. Geri Gibson says:

    ” Divine Chocolate is such stuff
    As dreams are made on, and our little life
    Is rounded with a piece.”
    The Tempest by William Shakespeare (revisited!)

  16. Hannah says:

    William Wordsworth

    “Fill your paper with the delicious breathings of your heart”

  17. Karen says:

    As Alfred Lord Tennyson meant to say:

    ‘Better to have loved and lost, than never to have tasted Divine’

  18. kim says:

    How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height of your Divine chocolate soul…
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

  19. […] We asked you to amend your favourite classic literary quote and make it truly Divine.  See here for all the entries […]

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