Posts Tagged With: Books

the wind in the willows

 

“The most priceless possession of the human race
is the wonder of the world. Yet, latterly, the utmost endeavours
of mankind have been directed towards the dissipation of that wonder.”

 

~ Kenneth Grahme ~

 

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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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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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