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  • Natasha Leigh

    Wow - so beautifully true. I often remind myself that if everything I loved were gone - there will always be new places to see, new people to meet, and new books to read. Life is an endless exploration, and that makes all the impermanence more bearable.

  • Mai Dinh

    The first thing that reading teaches us is how to be alone. - Jonathan Franzen.

  • Luz Flores

    Truth! #reading #quotes

  • Lisa Farmer Designs

    Eye For Design: Literary Decor...or Books, Nooks, and People That Love Them!

  • WritersCentreNorwich

    Life lesson from Jonathan Franzen

  • Amanda McAlister

    The first thing that reading teaches us is how to be alone. Jonathan Francen... And I do so love my alone time!!!

  • My Guide Book Series

    "Being a writer requires solitude, fortitude and some dam marketing today, while being a reader is an adventure alone. Take them on a ride into your world." Caroline Gerardo

  • Brandi

    reading lessons

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