"People around the world were moving from one place to another. No one was staying."
- Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
"Ask anyone with a big book collection, and they'll tell you moving them was the hardest part of the move. Take down a bookshelf and there's often no less than four, possibly up to eight, good Lord if it's over ten, boxes of dense material. This is the single greatest argument for welcoming ebooks. Abandoning print and having your Kindle on display instead doesn't sound like such a bad idea while carrying book box number seven to the car." - Lauren Leto, Judging a Book by Its Lover: A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere
"On the ward there was hurt and pain so big and so deep that speech could not express it. I had been interested in philosophy, and suddenly philosophy came alive for me, for here the basic questions of human existence were not abstractions: they were embodied in human suffering"
- Frank X. Barron, Unusual Associates: A Festschrift for Frank Barron
"EASTER HAS BEEN CANCELED - THEY FOUND THE BODY"
- Jim Butcher, Storm Front
"Christmas and Easter can be subjects for poetry, but Good Friday, like Auschwitz, cannot. The reality is so horrible it is not surprising that people should have found it a stumbling block to faith."
- W.H. Auden
"She closed her eyes, and I closed mine, and even though we weren't holding hands, it felt like we were.
Because what we had, we knew."
- Kami Garcia, Beautiful Chaos
"Being busy is better than being bored. Bored left a long time ago. Busy is always around for me. "
- Tabitha Robin