“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
“If the book we are reading does not wake us, as with a fist hammering on our skulls, then why do we read it Good God, we also would be happy if we had no books and such books that make us happy we could, if need be, write ourselves. What we must have are thosebooks that come on us like ill fortune, like the death of one we love better than ourselves, like suicide. A book must be an ice axe to break the sea frozen inside us.” »Franz Kafka
“Fine pair of breasts she had. White as split almonds. Round as peaches. The nipples peeked out, since the fichu wasn’t doing its job. A pair of
dark little roses, pulled up into buds. Tasty looking. And if he got any closer he could put his mouth down and lick them.
That’s going to reassure her—you slavering at her tits.”
Joanna Bourne, The Forbidden Rose
“I had plenty of pimples as a kid. One day I fell asleep in the library. When I woke up, a blind man was reading my face.”
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
On the other hand, anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book…
Read more, be naked more ;)
American Literature studies at Maymont park. The Three Graces are naked; why can’t we be naked there, too?