Monday, August 25, 2014

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Writer's Precipice

"The writer has to force himself to work. . . . Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not."*
-Roald Dahl

Bookplate by Nicola Bayley
available from My Home Library

*From Boy. Thanks to Jessica Warman and Tara Lazar.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Read Fearlessly

"Don't be afraid to go in your library and read every book . . ."
-Dwight D. Eisenhower*

Bookplate by Fortune Bovard, 1904

Remarks at the Dartmouth College Commencement Exercises, Hanover, New Hampshire. June 14, 1953

Monday, August 4, 2014

Books Are Like People

"I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them."
-Emma Thompson*

Bookplate of Olga Adamus