The Clockwork Finch

"What innocence you harbour," said The Raven to The Dove, "if you never suffer sorrow, you can never hope for love." "I beg your mercy, shadowed one," The Dove replied in turn, "but the love you gain through pity cannot match the love you earn."

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Reggie Watts

You should read the book that you see someone on the train reading and trying to hide that they’re laughing.

You should read the book that you see someone on the train reading and trying to hide that they’re crying.

You should read the book you find in your grandparents’ house that’s inscribed “To Ray, all my love, Christmas 1949.”

You should read books mentioned in other books.

Over at The Millions, Janet Potter, who has worked in bookstores all over the world for more than a decade, responds to Amazon’s 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime and similar rankings with a beautiful blueprint to the reading life.

Pair with Joseph Brodsky on how to develop your taste in reading.

(Source: explore-blog, via justsomecrazydreamer)