I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.– Virginia Woolf (via myquotelibrary)
Tardis Bookshelf = Awesome!
E-books are fantastic at keeping us reading; traditional books are great at...– —Michael Popek in his Wall Street Journal piece headlined “I’m a Used Bookseller, and I’m Not Afraid of E-Books.” Popek is the author of Forgotten Bookmarks and a bookseller at his family’s used bookstore in Oneonta, N.Y.
You say that you love rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains. You say...– William Shakespeare (via beaubooks)
Everyone knows how to talk, and no one knows what to say.– Nick Hornby (A Long Way Down)
Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers...– Marcel Proust (via myquotelibrary)
The book is second only to the wheel as the best piece of technology human...– —Author Philip Pullman in a speech at the Library Campaign’s conference, printed in the Bookseller
I’m afraid that some times you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win...– Dr. Seuss’s Oh, The Places You’ll Go (via lost-in-words)
Fall's Best Children's Books According To Children...
wattpad: Wouldn’t children’s book reviews be so much better if they were written by, well, children? This season contains some unusual treats, including a new book from “Where The Wild Things Are” author Maurice Sendak and a posthumously published volume of poems by Shel Silverstein. Pulitzer-prizewinner Michael Chabon also took a shot at his first children’s book. Which ones will keep the...
In the afternoon we try to take a walk. Last week we went to a very good book...– —Fabio Luisi, the Italian conductor who has been “pinch-hitting on a semi-permanent basis’ for James Levine, the Metropolitan Opera’s music director, in aNew York Times ”Sunday Routine” profile.
A half-read book is a half-finished love affair.– David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas)
You write your first draft with your heart and you re-write with your head. The...– Sean Connery (via booksandnerds)
There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a woman stay...– Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 (via winterbitten)
A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will...– Lemony Snicket (via tarhi)
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get...– Mortimer J. Adler (via myquotelibrary)
Books - the best antidote against the marsh-gas of boredom and vacuity.– George Steiner (via myquotelibrary)
Even now I’m not really sure which parts of myself are real and which parts are...– Go Ask Alice by Anonymous (via the-womanifesto)
I was with book, as a woman is with child.– CS Lewis (via myquotelibrary)
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.– Victor Hugo (Les Miserables)
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.– Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Secret Garden)
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your...– Charles Dickens (via myquotelibrary)
I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.– Markus Zusak (The Book Thief)