We are what we eat, and we are what we read.
Reading poetry is like undressing before a bath. You don't undress out of fear that your clothes will become wet. You undress because you want the water to touch you. You want to completely immerse yourself in the feeling of the water and to emerge anew.
Writing does not exist unless there is someone to read it, and each reader will take something different from a novel, from a chapter, from a line.
Knowing how to apply your own personal history and adapt to your client should be the foundation for your brand.
I never used to resort to quotations very much but in these past months I have read like a convict—yes, a convict, that’s the word. I have also realized that being good with quotations means avoiding having to think for oneself.
A girl who travels will need someone that questions her, not too little, and not too much. She’ll need someone to read her, but also really listen to her. Because she’ll want to do the same. She’ll want a person that shares an interest but at the same time stays genuine to who they are. Not drown in a puddle of narcissism. And not drown in a lake of fascination.
Books bring alluring colors to our mundane black and white world.
And I could read you far easily than I could the books in the library.
The very best authors are no longer with us; so only read books written by dead people.
After family, books are the things that make me happy. Books are my solace, my sanctuary from the everyday cares. If I could I would make reading my soul occupation.
Give all your time and attention to books and see the magic.
If a nation reads what is good with a good understanding, it gets a good understanding for a good nation building!
It is equally important to learn from experience and from books.
Acquiring knowledge is the most fruitful effort.