Posts Tagged With: Books

the beauty of a book

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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too many books

 

“Psychopathia librorum…
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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immortality

 
“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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A CHILD’S MIND IS LIKE CLAY

 

“To learn to read is to light a fire.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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LA FEMME QUI LIT

 

“A well-read woman is a dangerous creature.”

 

~ Lisa Kleypas ~

 

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POUR L’AMOUR DES LIVRES

 

“It is what you read when you don’t have to
that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”

 

~ Oscar Wilde ~

 

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TIMELESS TOMES

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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A DIME A DOZEN

 

 

“…i have been dealing with these kinds
  of conversations for decades,
 only the names of the instruments
   have been changed to protect the innocent…”

 

~ nightpoet ~

 

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PURE POETRY

 
“Sensuality, wanting a religion, invented Love.”

 

~ Natalie Clifford Barney ~

 

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NEITHER HERE NOR THERE

 
“The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.”

 

~ Aldous Huxley ~

 

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READ THEM THEIR RIGHTS

 

“Passion often renders the most clever man a fool,
and sometimes renders the most foolish man clever.”

 

~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

 

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I GOT MY EYE ON YOU

 

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.”

 

~ Sigmund Freud ~

 

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SHARDS OF LIGHT

 

“A million candles burning for the love that never came,
you want it darker, we kill the flame…”

 

~ Leonard Cohen ~

 

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ONLY TO READ

 

“Fill your house with stacks of books,
in all the crannies and all the nooks.”

 

~ Dr. Seuss ~

 

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A CHILD’S MIND IS LIKE CLAY

 

“To learn to read is to light a fire.”

 

~ Victor Hugo ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF A BOOK

 

“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”

 

~ Henry Miller ~

 

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IMMORTALITY

 

“A book is the only immortality.”

 

~ Rufus Choate ~

 

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THE VIEW FROM HERE WITH FRINGE

 

“What if when you die, they ask “How was heaven?”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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TOO MANY BOOKS

 

“Psychopathia librorum….
I surround myself with the printed word.”

 

~ Sven Birkerts ~

 

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THE BEAUTY OF BOOKS

 

“So many books, so little time.”

 

~ Frank Zappa ~

 

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