“The best way to get kids to read a book is to say: ‘This book is not appropriate for your age, and it has all sorts of horrible things in it like sex and death and some really big and complicated ideas, and you’re better off not touching it until you’re all grown up. I’m going to put it on this shelf and leave the room for a while. Don’t open it.”
– Philip Pullman (via abookblog)
“The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.”
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (via quotes-shape-us)
Favourite work of the week, amazing food photography with a space narrative twist!
Endless Books: 8 Weeks
- Dina Belenko
“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.”
– David Brooks (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
Keep on keepin’ on! (And watch this for inspiration.)
The Plain near Auvers (detail) ~ Vincent van Gogh
“Make it simple, but significant.”
– Don Draper (via misswallflower)
“Heaven is this moment.
Hell is the burning desire
for this moment to be different.
It’s that simple.”
– Jeff Foster (via abiding-in-peace)