There's something in a flying horse, There's something in a huge balloon.william wordsworth
Summer was on the way; Jem and I awaited it with impatience. Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the tree house; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape; but most of all, summer was Dill.harper lee
But, indeed, we prefer books to pounds; and we love manuscripts better than florins; and we prefer small pamphlets to war horses.
The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
Thou mayest as well expect to grow stronger by always eating, as wiser by always reading.
It is right for you, young men, to enrich yourselves with the spoils of all pure literature; but he who would make a favorite of a bad book, simply because it contains a few beautiful passages, might as well caress the hand of an assassin because of the jewelry which sparkles on his fingers.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not original, and the part that is original is not good.
Children's literature is a key educational source in creating an inclusive culture.Mark McGlashan
Take something commoplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet’s job. The rest is literature.jean cocteau
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.george orwell
I’ve learned all our course books by heart, of course, I just hope it will be enough – I’m Hermione Granger, by the way, who are you?J. K. Rowling
It is burning a farthing candle at Dover, to shew light at Calais.james boswell
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