Favorite Quotes

Madelene L'Engle

"A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness leaning out into the expanding universe."

"Maybe you have to know darkness before you can appreciate the light."

David Foster Wallace

"Good fiction's job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable."

John Clare

"I found the poems in the fields and only wrote them down."

Charles Dickens

"What greater gift than the love of a cat."

"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast."

Terry Pratchett

"In ancient times cats were worshiped as gods; they have not forgotten this."


"Five exclamation marks, the sure sign of an insane mind."

William Shakespeare

"Come, woo me, for now I am in a holiday humor, and like enough to consent." 


Carl Sagan

"Books break the shackles of time - proof that humans can work magic."

C.S. Lewis

"I am a product of long corridors, empty sunlit rooms, upstairs indoor silences, attics explored in solitude, distant noises of gurgling cisterns and pipes and the noise of wind under the tiles. Also, of endless books."