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Every Secret of a Writer’s Soul

Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works. Virginia Woolf Courtesy of NJ from her blog, https://ametalk.wordpress.com/about-ame-talk/   Virginia Woolf

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New Ideas

Every now and then a man’s mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

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Reading & Thinking

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours. John Locke

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The Purpose of Books

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where … Continue reading

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