Posts tagged lit.

For this child of mine has learned to recognize my presence in the twitching of an animal’s coat, the crackling of a fire between four stones, the rainbow-hued babbling of the river, and the sound of the wind as it whistles through the great trees on the hills.

    — Maryse Condé, from I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem translated by Richard Philcox

Posted by crowldizzle

Double happiness: I get it now.

    — Gayle Forman, from Just One Year

Posted by chy-butterfly

I’m in the book.

    — Jim Butcher, from Storm Front

Final sentences:

"[Darling, do you remember
the man you married?] Touch me,
remind me who I am.”

from “Touch Me

"[Our lives are spinning out
from world to world;
the shapes of things
are shifting in the wind.]
What do we know
beyond the rapture and the dread?”

from “The Abduction

Posted by weissewiese

'The dream is just beginning.'

    — Stephen R. Lawhead, from Dream Thief

But there is no rational ground for despair: the means of happiness for the human race exist, and it is only necessary that the human race should choose to use them.

    — Bertrand Russell, from Education and the Social Order