“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.” —Natalie Babbitt; Tuck Everlasting (via wordpainting)
“Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be a man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.” —Ezra Pound (via thewritersreads)
“Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.” —Paulo Coelho (via kari-shma)
I love reading.
Literary Confession: I HAVE to own the books I read. I just have to. It's a compulsion. If I read a book and cannot keep it, I die a little inside.
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” —Oscar Wilde (via lifeofliterature)
“My friend is not allowed to go out today. I sit by his side and read him passages from his own life. They fill him with surprise. Everyone should keep someone else’s diary; I sometimes suspect you of keeping mine.” —Oscar Wilde (via creationoftheday)