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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
April 2014
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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 
March 2014
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by conniecann

by conniecann

March 2014
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Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

March 2014
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March 2014
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by Mandy Cave

by Mandy Cave

March 2014
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"How do you rid the earth of humans? Rid the humans of their humanity."

#quote   #Rick Yancey   
March 2014
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She’d never met one human being more interesting to her than a good book.

 - Sherman Alexie, Ten Little Indians
March 2014
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Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.

 - C.S. Lewis
#quote   #C. S. Lewis   
March 2014
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March 2014
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Everything must go.

 - M.T. Anderson, from Feed (via the-final-sentence)
March 2014
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"Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.” - Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

"Crying does not indicate that you are weak. Since birth, it has always been a sign that you are alive.”
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

March 2014
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by bonedog-iver

by bonedog-iver

#quote   #John Green