Needle and ThREAD

Weekend Book Quotes

twisted.jpgThere is significance to the picture this time: it’s one of the books I’m reading now. Twisted, by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Some books are to be tasted; others to be swallowed; and some few to be chewed and digested. –Francis Bacon

The unread story is not a story; it is little black marks on wood pulp. The reader, reading it, makes it live: a live thing, a story. –Ursula K. Le Guin

The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them. –Mark Twain

This is not a book, in the ordinary sense of the word. No, this is a prolonged insult, a gob of spit in the face of Art, a kick in the pants to God, Man, Destiny, Time, Love, Beauty … what you will. I am going to sing for you, a little off key perhaps, but I will sing. –-Henry Miller

The pleasure of reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books. –Katherine Mansfield

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