Shakespearean Insults

 

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Always,” said Snape.

“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.

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

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

“It’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself.”

“It’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself.” – Danny says to his father

Danny the Champion of the World, Roald Dahl

Inside all of us is… A Wild Thing

Inside all of us is Hope.
Inside all of us is Fear.
Inside all of us is Adventure.
Inside all of us is… A Wild Thing.

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE

I read a book and think I am the people in the book.

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Oh yes, I love to read

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Reminds me of myself when I was a child.

Birdsong

Birdsong quote

I have recently finished Birdsong, and was shocked at how it impacted me emotionally. It wasn’t the story that I found so moving, but rather the parallel lives of those back in Blighty and the indifference they felt towards the front line soldiers.

A full review to follow, but for now a quote from the book that truly illustrates how this war affected the men who gave their bodies and minds to it.

…protect each other

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“I have stolen ideas from every book I have ever read.”

“I have stolen ideas from every book I have ever read.”
― Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass

Sometimes I forget myself in a book

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Never judge a book by its movie

True on so many levels.

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There is more treasure in books…..

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“Nothing else can give you the power to go anywhere, be anyone and experience infinite realities like a good story”

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“Nothing else can give you the power to go anywhere, be anyone and experience infinite realities like a good story” Lucy Mangan

“Only the captivation of fiction allows you to fully understand….”

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I saw this quote in Stylist magazine about Historical Fiction, and you know how much I LOVE historical fiction….

 

Book Hangover

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I definately think this applies to me. After Oryx and Crake which was so thought provoking, I can’t seem to get into another book!. That being said, I downloaded a new one today that I have high hopes for; “the one hundred year old man who disappeared through a window”.

I do not want to just read books; I want to climb inside them and live there.

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Some books leave us free and some books make us free

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