Tag: quotes

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

 

– T.S. Eliot

 

Arts and Crafts comfort

Arts and Crafts style, the handcrafted tradition so popular in the early 20th century, has made a comeback in the last 10 years with its horizontal lines, medieval craftsmanship, and homespun comfort. Derivative designs are now everywhere, but if you…

You know you’re a book lover when…

…you get really excited when you go to a new library you’ve never been to before.

 

– Unknown author

 

There are things which nobody would see unless I photographed them.

 

– Diane Arbus

 

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

 

– Mark Twain

 

All I really want to do is spend my life travelling the world, reading books that take my breath away, drinking all kinds of tea and occasionally write something.

 

– Unknown author

 

Always be reading.
Go to the library.
There’s magic in being surrounded by books.
Get lost in the stacks.
Read bibliographies.
It’s not the book you start with, it’s the book that book leads you to.

 

– Austin Kleon, Steal Like An Artist

 

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

 

– Saint Augustine

 

A shrine for the Brownings

When you mention the names Robert Browning or Elizabeth Barrett Browning these days, most people don’t know who these writers were, let alone what they were famous for. But toss around the following phrases, and people recognize them instantly. “How…

I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.

 

– Susan Sontag