"…books are always good company if you have the right sort. Let me pick out some for you.’ And Mrs. Jo made a bee-line to the well-laden shelves, which were the joy of her heart and the comfort of her life."
"Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world."
"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."
"I want to write a book so long that it will take the average person their whole life to read. It will be exactly the same length as the Bible."
"We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day."
Psalm 98 →
1 Sing to the Lord a new song,
for he has done marvelous things;
his right hand and his holy arm
have worked salvation for him.
2 The Lord has made his salvation known
and revealed his righteousness to the nations.
3 He has…
"In love, as in life, one misheard word can be tremendously important. If you tell someone you love them, for instance, you must be absolutely certain that they have replied ‘I love you back’ and not ‘I love your back’ before you continue the conversation."
"Well-read people are less likely to be evil."
Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope
"Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise."