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April 2014
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Chaos Walking Trilogy + Quotes  [x] [x]

April 2014
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Literature is news that stays news.

 - Ezra Pound, The ABC of Reading 
#quote   #Ezra Pound   
April 2014
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We’re fickle, stupid beings with poor memories and a great gift for self-destruction.

 - Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay
April 2014
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We all create stories to protect ourselves.

 - Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves
April 2014
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Sleep tries to seduce me by promising a more reasonable tomorrow.

 - Elizabeth Smart, By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept 
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Never confuse a single failure for a final defeat.

 - F. Scott Fitzgerald
April 2014
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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

 - Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature
April 2014
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April 2014
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Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people, for the most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, wordly wisdom, glitter, dash and style.

 - Jonathan Raban
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March 2014
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"But a knife ain’t just a thing, is it? it’s a choice, it’s something you do. a knife says yes or no, cut or not, die or don’t. a knife takes a decision out of your hand and puts it in the world and it never goes back again."
— Patrick Ness, The Knife of never Letting Go

"But a knife ain’t just a thing, is it? it’s a choice, it’s something you do. a knife says yes or no, cut or not, die or don’t. a knife takes a decision out of your hand and puts it in the world and it never goes back again."

— Patrick Ness, The Knife of never Letting Go

March 2014
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Yes, I do remember that I had something important to tell you. You won’t mind if I don’t, will you? I’d rather leave it unexpressed — it comes out too direct and scarily hollow.

 - Virginia Woolf, from Selected Letters 
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March 2014
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Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

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