"Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry." Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel
"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." Benjamin Franklin
"Who collects books accumulates desires. And who has many desires is very young, even at eighty." Ugo Ojetti
"Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little." Tom Stoppard
"There is something incomparably thrilling in first opening a brand new book." Evelyn Waugh
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