Needle and ThREAD

Weekend Book Quotes

willoughbys.jpgWhat’s on my mp3 player? The Willoughbys, by Lois Lowry.

I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves. –E.M. Forster

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. –Jessamyn West

When you reread a classic you do not see more in the book than you did before; you see more in you than was there before. –Clifton Fadiman

A good book written for children can be read by adults. –Norton Juster

There is a temperate zone in the mind, between luxurious indolence and exacting work; and it is to this region, just between laziness and labor, that summer reading belongs. –Henry Ward Beecher

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  1. Welcome Gail! (Friends, click on Gail’s link–she’s an illustrator extraordinaire.)

    I was never one to collect quotes, but I’ve found a lot of great ones in my search for weekend posts.