“Reading is an act of civilization; it’s one of the greatest acts of civilization because it takes the free raw material of the mind and builds castles of possibilities.”Ben Okri Tavik Frantisek Simon – Vilma Reading on a Sofa, 1912.
“She generally gave herself very good advice, (though she very seldom followed it).” Lewis Carroll – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland / Through the Looking-Glass, 1865. Catrin Welz Stein – Hello Alice.
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Charles W. Eliot Christian Krohg – Oda with Lamp, 1852 – 1925.
“You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose...