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    Why we need fairytales. Oscar Wilde's magical stories for children have often been dismissed as lesser works, but as examples of how important imagination is to us all – young and old alike – they are a delight.

    Oscar Wilde

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    "I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there." | The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

    Susan Cooper: libraries are the frontline in the war for the imagination - The Guardian

    Mary Oliver Reads Her Beloved Poem “Wild Geese” | Brain Pickings

    Books

    Before these classic children’s books ended up on your kid’s shelf, they were told to children tucked in bed,

    'We have an obligation to imagine' … Neil Gaiman gives The Reading Agency annual lecture on the future of reading and libraries.

    The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame. | 25 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Be A Fearless Writer | #writing #quotes #erotica #sexystories

    It's true; there's magic to discover at your local library. :) #libraries #reading #books #book #bliss

    "Boatloads of Books" , Natalie Andrewson

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    "The one claim I shall make for my own sex is that we love longest, when all hope is gone." -Anne Elliot

    Reading.

    Think China's one-child policy brought down birthrates? Think again: Educated women did it first. Read Nobel laureate Amartya Sen's Sunday Review Op-Ed, "Women’s Progress Outdid China’s One-Child Policy." (Illustration: Angie Wang)

    books hold most of the secrets of the world, most of the thoughts that men and women have... <3

    Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success | Brain Pickings

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