Posts Tagged With: Literature

nascent

 

 

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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the fragment of a tear

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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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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MISSED THIS ONE TOO

 

“A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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LA FEMME QUI LIT

 

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

 

~ Lisa Kleypas ~

 

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WORDSMITH

 

“The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say,
but what we are unable to say.”

 

~ Anaïs Nin ~

 

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A GRAVITY OF LANGUAGE

 

Words, too, have genuine substance –
mass and weight and specific gravity.”

 

~ Tim O’Brien ~

 

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TALK TALK

 

“Many talk as easily as they breathe,
and with quite as little thought.”

 

~ James Lendall Basford ~

 

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WORDS LIKE CLAY

 

“I prefer the absurdity of writing poems
to the absurdity of not writing poems.”

 

~ Wisława Szymborska ~

 

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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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SUMMERTYME TRYST

 

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon;
to me those have always been
the two most beautiful words
in the English language.”

 

~ Henry James ~

 

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‘TWAS A TIME

 

“That is what you are. That’s what you all are…
All of you young people who served in the war.
You are a lost generation.”

 

~ Gertrude Stein ~

 

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THE FRAGMENT OF A TEAR

 

“Always and inevitably, everyone underestimates
the number of stupid individuals in circulation.”

 

~ Carlo M. Cipolla ~

 

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MISSED THIS ONE TOO

 

“A poet is someone who is astonished by everything.”

 

~ Anonymous ~

 

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CARNET EROTIC, PAGE ELEVEN

 

“The prettiest dresses are worn to be taken off.”

 

~ Jean Cocteau ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of an actual page of Jean Cocteau’s Carnet Erotic, (page eleven), taken in Paris in June 2019.


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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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