"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion."
-  Rumi
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"Where words leave off, music begins."
-  Heinrich Heine
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"Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this."
-  Dave Eggers
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"This was another of our fears: that Life wouldn’t turn out to be like Literature."
-  Julian Barnes
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"Who would call a day spent reading a good day? But a life spent reading—that is a good life. A day that closely resembles every other day of the past ten or twenty years does not suggest itself as a good one. But who would not call Pasteur’s life a good one, or Thomas Mann’s?"
-  Annie Dillard (via writersrelief)
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"Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words."
-  Edgar Allan Poe (via bookporn)
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"Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been."
-  John Greenleaf Whittier (via booksandnerds)
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"I still love the book-ness of books, the smell of books: I am a book fetishist—books to me are the coolest and sexiest and most wonderful things there are."
-  Neil Gaiman (Locus, February 2005)
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"It’s hard for me to believe that people who read very little - or not at all in some cases - should presume to write and expect people to like what they have written. Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time - or the tools - to write. Simple as that."
-  Stephen King (via writingquotes)
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"Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better."
Henry Rollins (via seabois)
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