When trouble strikes, head to the library. You will either be able to solve the problem, or simply have something to read as the world crashes down around you.
Lemony Snicket (via dailydoseofbookssauce)
Books say: She did this because. Life says: She did this. Books are where things are explained to you; life is where things aren’t. I’m not surprised some people prefer books.
Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot (via observando)
A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy.
Astrid Lindgren (via words-and-coffee)


*writes smut that accidentally turns into angst* *slams head against wall* I WRITE SINS NOT TRAGEDIES

You just don’t know writers. They’ll use anything, anybody. They’ll eat their young.
Dennis Potter (via writingquotes)
How odd, I can have all this inside me
and to you it’s just words.
David Foster Wallace  (via buddhabrot)




id hit up barnes and noble during the purge

signs you’re a book addict #1: when you’re willing to risk being brutally murdered for free books



I’m not happy when I’m writing, but I’m more unhappy when I’m not.
Fannie Hurst (via writingquotes)