«Live with your eyes wide open.»Sheila Hendrix

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«You don't write about the horrors of war. No. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying in the road.» — Richard Price
«A true writer should be able to write about any color. It's the story they tell that should affect people, not the race.» — Dee Dee M. Scott
«The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.» — Jane Austen
«Books have souls. Or so romantics like me tend to think.» — Douglas Rushkoff
«If nothing else, a house is a place to keep books in.» — Robert Pogue Harrison
«Have fun storming the castle!» — William Goldman
«Always read stuff that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.» — P.J. O'Rourke
«A book with the genuine power to stir and comfort its readers.» — Mitch Albom
«The complexities of adult life get in the way of the truth.» — Mortimer J. Adler
«The shelf was filled with books that were hard to read, that could devastate and remake one's soul, and that, when they were finished, had a kick like a mule.» — Mark Helprin
«There are many, many types of books in the world, which makes good sense, because there are many, many types of people, and everybody wants to read something different.» — Lemony Snicket
«The more you read, the more you want to know, and so the more questions you have.» — Xinran
«Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.» — Francis Bacon
«...the tortured try of local drivers to accelerate their lives.» — Richard Hugo
«The exceeding brightness of this early sun Makes me conceive how dark I have become.» — Wallace Stevens
«Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.» — Jim Morrison
«All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.» — W.B.Yeats
«We are each what never leaves us, what we never see the back of is the self. But what loves us is at the back, as Eurydice was escorting him out without his knowing.» — Christina Davis
«I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another til I drop.» — Jack Kerouac
«The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies, When the love is done.» — Francis William Bourdillon
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