Quote of the Day

A good book is an education of the heart. It enlarges your sense of human possibility what human nature is of what happens in the world. It’s a creator of inwardness. ― Susan Sontag

“A good book is an education of the heart.” ― Susan Sontag

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A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature

“A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.” ― Italo Calvino

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Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head. ― Paul Auster

“Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice…” ― Paul Auster

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She is no longer sure that people are always improved by what they read. Furthermore, she is not sure that writers who venture into the darker territories of the soul always return unscathed. ― J.M. Coetzee, Elizabeth Costello

“…she is not sure that writers who venture into the darker territories of the soul always return unscathed.” ― J.M. Coetzee

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Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced. ― Aldous Huxley

“Words can be like X-rays … You read and you’re pierced.” ― Aldous Huxley

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Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self. ― Franz Kafka

“Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.” ― Franz Kafka

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the frozen sea within

“A book should serve as the ax for the frozen sea within us.” – Franz Kafka

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