Literature and Reading Archive

3 for Thursday: 3 Rare Videos of Famous Authors

Ever wonder what a normal day looks like for famous, but long gone authors like Mark Twain or Anne Frank? Now you can know.

Quoted: Rumi on Woundedness and Light

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” ~ Rumi

Quoted: C.S. Lewis on the Power of Giving Things Up

"Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours." ~ C. S. Lewis

Happy Birthday, Uncle E.

Stuart Little, Wilbur the pig, and Charlotte the spider were born 115 years ago today. Well, their creator was.

Quoted: Emily Dickinson on Interminable Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words - And never stops - at all -

Quoted: Jonathan Swift on the Futility of Irrationality

"It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into." ~ Jonathan Swift

Stephen King on Books as Magic

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” ~ Stephen King, On Writing

Quoted: Robin Ince on Seeking Answers

"To be confused is actually a very exciting thing, but the desire to remain confused - that's where the disaster arises. You will never get all the answers, but try and make sure you can get as many as possible in your finite existence." ~ Robin Ince, The Infinite Monkey Cage
In search of belief changing ideas