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Lovely quote about #reading

I discovered this post on yahoo today and I thought it was interesting. How many of those books have YOU read?

I’m 27 and so far, I have read none of them! lol - Although I have read most of 1984.

helldal:


“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones


Love the HBO series - love this quote. #GameofThrones #GoT

helldal:

“A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.” 
― George R.R. MartinA Game of Thrones

Love the HBO series - love this quote. #GameofThrones #GoT

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Hilarious but saddening post. This won’t be too far away for some!

Hilarious but saddening post. This won’t be too far away for some!

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Wislawa Szymborska, “The Three Oddest Words”

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Finding Time vs. Making Time

I honestly wonder what I did with all that time I had, before I became a teacher.

Scrap that.

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#Zombie #Shakespeare

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You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you. I never wish to be parted from you from this day on.

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stainedglasslife:

“I have for the first time found what I can truly love–I have found you. You are my sympathy–my better self–my good angel–I am bound to you with a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent, a solemn passion is conceived in my heart; it leans to you, draws you to my centre and spring of life, wrap my existence about you–and, kindling in pure, powerful flame, fuses you and me in one.” 


― Charlotte BrontëJane Eyre

Carol Ann Duffy’s poem ‘Valentine’ using wordle.