Bookish Quotes I Heartily Agree With

“Writing is the act of discovery. You want to discover your relationship with a topic, not a dictionary definition”
Natalie Goldberg, Writing Down The Bones

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne

“No iron spike can pierce the human heart as icily as a full stop in the right place.”
Isaac Bable, Russian journalist, playwright and short story writer

“Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.”
Henry Beecher

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