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There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough

Irwin Shaw

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, The Brooklyn Follies

(Source: ghoulnextdoor)

I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.

Anne Tyler

Fictitious Dishes, Famous Meals From Literature by Dinah Frie

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Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.

John Locke

no longer human (by zuru1024)

Place of dreams (by magic fly paula)

A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.

Maurice Sendak

If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson

I read a book one day and my whole life was changed.

Orhan Pamuk, The New Life

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