'Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you security and friendship and didn't ask anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.' - Cornelia Funke
'What's the point of being clever if you can't prove it?'
'For there is no friend like a sister In calm or stormy weather; To cheer one on the tedious way, To fetch one if one goes astray, To life one if one totters down, To strengthen whilst one stands.' -Christina Rossetti (Goblin Market)
'Life isn't some cartoon musical where you sing a little song and your insipid dreams magically come true. So let it go.'
'Books are a uniquely portable magic.' - Stephen King
'There will be mornings you'll be utterly defeated by your laces.'
'A child who reads will be an adult who thinks.'
' You are unique in the universe.'
'Are we human because we gaze at the stars, or do we gaze at them because we are human? Pointless really. Do the stars gaze back? Now that's a question.'