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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

On Fairy Tales-4: Hans Christian Andersen

Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers. Hans Christian Andersen

On Books-52: Everyone is a reader...

Everyone is a reader… some just have not found their favourite book, Yet.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On Thinking-15: Plutarch

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled - Plutarch

On Writing-14: Ray Bradbury

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you - Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

On Fairy Tales-3: Danielle Steel

If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future - Danielle Steel

On Reading-26: Marcel Proust

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book - Marcel Proust

On Books-51: Salman Rushdie

A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return - Salman Rushdie

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Publishing-1: Bernard Shaw

I finished my first book seventy-six years ago. I offered it to every publisher on the English-speaking earth I had ever heard of. Their refusals were unanimous: and it did not get into print until, fifty years later; publishers would publish anything that had my name on it - Bernard Shaw

On Books-50: The Two classes of Books

All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time - John Ruskin

On Libraries-1:

A library is a hospital for the mind – Unknown