Stories are like children. They grow in their own way.– Madeleine L’Engle (A Swiftly Tilting Planet) (via teachingliteracy)
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.– Jack Kerouac (The Dharma Bums) (via teachingliteracy)
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.– Michael Althsuler (via jadorelavie) (via nathanielstuart) (via booklover)
I have a confession.
booklover: ettys-bookshelf: Sometimes I get scared because I think I’ll die before I discover a book that could have changed my life. ~Etty.
The book, if you would see anything in it, requires to be read in the clear,...– Nathaniel Hawthorne (via wordpainting)
booklover: teachingliteracy: verbolatry: The worship of words.
It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. How else,...– Vita Sackville-West (via lovewriters) (via teachingliteracy)
To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says,but to go...– Andre Gide (via booklover) (via wordpainting)
He’d developed a strangely tender feeling towards such words, as if they were...– — Margaret Atwood (Oryx and Crake) (via teachingliteracy)
Anybody who writes a book is an optimist. First of all, they think they’re going...– Margaret Atwood (via teachingliteracy)
My kids are starting to notice I’m a little different from the other dads. “Why...– — Tom Waits (via teachingliteracy)
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept...– — Harvey Fierstein (via teachingliteracy)
Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes– Oscar Wilde