"Books are still man’s greatest invention, despite the nonsense so often published between their covers."

— Martin Arnold

(Source: literatureismyutopia, via booksandghosts)

"Literature is a defense against the attacks of life."

— Cesare Pavese

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"A non-writing writer is a monster courting insanity."

— Franz Kafka

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"Perhaps they were right in putting love into books,’ he thought quietly.
‘Perhaps it could not live anywhere else."

— William Faulkner, Light in August

(Source: goodreads.com, via introspectivepoet)

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"They had only ever discussed books but what, in this life, is more personal than books?"

— The Collected Works of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

(Source: prettybooks, via literatureismyutopia)

"A library is never complete. That’s the joy of it. We are always seeking one more book to add to our collection."

— Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There.

(Source: falling-inlove-with-books, via booksandghosts)

"In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them."

— Mark Twain (via observando)

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