Born: February 8, 1925 – Died: June 27, 2001
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
Books give a soul to the universe,
wings to the mind, flight to
the imagination, and life to
Born: June 27, 1869 – Died: May 14, 1940 (aged 70)
Born: August 17, 1943
People can sense when someone is real or fake on TV.
Born: February 25, 1943 – Died: November 29, 2001 (aged 58)
He said, “Oh shit.” She told him to watch his mouth. So for the rest of the day, he looked into the hand held mirror, never to put it down.
Humboldt’s Gift (1996), p. 163
Music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry, music without the idea is
simply music; the idea without the music is prose from its very definitiveness.
Edgar Allan Poe, Letter to Mr. B-
Sometimes you put walls up
not to keep people out,
but to see who cares enough
to break them down.
It is dangerous
to be right
when the government
Books give a soul
to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination,
and life to everything.
What is the use of a book,
thought Alice, without
pictures and conversation?
Born: August 28, 1913 – Died: December 2, 1995
Canadian novelist, journalist, playwright, professor and critic.
Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon and the truth.
Standing under the spreading maple tree, he is fretting, and mumbling, as what he will say, to his long lost daughter. It’s been at least 10 plus years, that they had any contact.
She finally showed up, and it was an awkward feeling. A few minutes passed by, and the angst he was feeling was gone. They hugged, and we’re both misty eyed, then the conversing began. They told each other what they are doing with their lives.
The happy father and daughter went to the corner deli, had a nice lunch of sandwiches, coffee and let the bygones, be bygones.
Born: December 26, 1921 – Died: October 30, 2000
By day, he lives the life of a monk. In the evening, a con artist, is his vocation.
Books are a uniquely portable magic.
The young couple, love dancing in the rain.
Born: November 11, 1922 – Died: April 11, 2007
Born: September 5, 1929