I love everything that’s old,—old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
Oliver Goldsmith, She Stoops to Conquer
May your weekend be filled with the just right combination of these, if they’re among your favorite things!
Summer afternoon—summer afternoon…the two most beautiful words in the English language.
What I am trying to achieve is a voice sitting by a fireplace telling you a story on a winter’s evening.
I ransack public libraries, and find them full of sunk treasure.
Reading makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something, learned something, become a better person.
Libraries raised me. … I believe in libraries because most students don’t have any money.