A great Buzz feed article, asking attendees of the Book Expo America to write down reasons why you need to read more. One of my favourites is:
“Because books tell the stories of people we don’t know, places we haven’t been, and worlds we can only imagine.”
Read the article: http://www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/reasons-to-read-more#.fh3AbQwqxo
“Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
“After all this time?”
“Always,” said Snape.”
— J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Harry Potter, #7))
It seems to me that the good lord in his infinate wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable- hope, jokes, and dogs. But the greatest of these was dogs.
― Robyn Davidson, Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
I continue to remain in complete awe of Robyn Davidson. She is such an inspiration, in act and words.
It’s important that we leave each other and the comfort of it, and circle away, even though it’s hard sometimes, so that we can come back and swap information about what we’ve learnt even if what we do changes us
― Robyn Davidson, Tracks
Margaret Atwood, one of the greatest female authors of our time, and a revolutionary. I love this quote.
My other half sent me this, makes for an interesting read;
click here to read the article
“I have stolen ideas from every book I have ever read.”
― Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass