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“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.” ~Ernest Hemingway

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Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death

READING is everything. Reading makes me feel like... from "I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts" © Estate of Nora EPHRON (Author. USA, 1941-2012). More on Ephron: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nora_Ephron Book: http://www.randomhouse.com/book/46735/i-feel-bad-about-my-neck-by-nora-ephron Caption required by copyright law.

A writer needs three things, experience, observation, and imagination—any two of which, at times any one of which—can supply the lack of the others.

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Virginia Woolf’s Strange Treatment to Cure Her Mental Illness

"Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack." Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Author

H.G.WELLS (Herbert George Wells, 1866-1946) English writer, largely known for his works of science fiction.

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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

"I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them." - Emma Thompson #quotes #writing #reading *

"Reading can seriously damage your ignorance." ༺★༻ (Very WISE and true. Love it!)