When I was a little girl my dad used to read the paper every Sunday and my mom...– Quin James (One Tree Hill)
If you’re interested in making sure kids learn a lot in school, yes, intervening...– Fascinating read on how adolescence shapes who we are. (via explore-blog) Didn’t know this! Too cool
People think dreams aren’t real just because they aren’t made of matter, of...– Neil Gaiman (via thoughtsdetained)
“Buying books is immensely comforting. Maybe I won’t read them immediately, but they make me feel so much better whenever I’m sad and blue. Just their presence, it’s like having more to look forward to.”
Faulkner really gave me a kind of humanity that I might not have had. In that...– Mary Karr echoes the idea that reading is always an act of empathy and fiction an empathy-expander. (via explore-blog)
The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too...– Ernest Hemingway (via 24ribs) Truth. (via devouringbooks)
The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for...– Neil deGrasse Tyson (via thegirlandherbooks)
I think when it’s all over it just comes back in flashes, you know? It’s like a...– wow. Taylor Swift (via beremi)
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josephemil: That right off that bat, you instantly clicked with? You find them attractive in so many ways and love talking to them, you think about them all the time and wonder if they’re thinking the same about you. It’s not like you get attached, but you just really enjoy their company, in person and even just over the phone. You saw something different in them and you can see them as someone...
Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page...– Carol Shields (via thaliasbooks)
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via blond007) Absolutely.