Quote of the Week

I’m going to start trying to share quotes from my reading of the past week as my quote of the week, because I think it’ll be interesting. This week’s quote comes from my most recently read (and final!) Shakespeare play: The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be […]

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Quote of the Week

This week’s quote is from a book I recently read, and absolutely loved. There are so many great quotes from this book, but I think this one is particularly poignant: For what matters in life is not whether we receive a round of applause; what matters is whether we have the courage to venture forth […]

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Quote of the Week

This week, I finally started reading The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. I’ve been meaning to read this book for years, and now I’m mad I waited so long, because I already love it. It’s a bibliophile’s dream. And as a lover of dead languages (I’m slowly learning Latin), this quote early […]

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Quote of the Week

I have a habit of looking at quotes whenever I have a bad day. It’s something I’ve been doing since I was much younger, and it almost always makes me feel better. Or at least gives me something different to think about for a bit. And this month, I’ve had quite a few bad days. […]

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Quote of the Week

I’m currently about halfway through Walter Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein. It’s an interesting experience because I am simultaneously being reminded of why I admire him and also learning how much he made his family sacrifice for his career, which is not painting him in the best light. I have quite a few quotes from […]

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Quote of the Week

I’ll admit: I haven’t read all of Sandman. I know, I know, I need to read it soon. As soon as I read all the other things. But, really, every time I read a quote from Sandman, I start to fall in love with a story I haven’t read yet. Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes […]

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Quote of the Week

I recently read a post by the Orang-utan Librarian about how valuable fairy tales are, and this quote immediately came to mind: If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. – Albert Einstein I am a huge fan of […]

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