Books and Swoons

booksandswoons.blogspot.com · Feb 2, 2015

Quotes (#93)


Morning Swooners,
It's been another busy weekend for me. I've had four birthdays in the last four day and I'm just plain ole exhausted. I have a ton of stuff to do this week and I feel like the squirrel in this picture. I hope your week is good and that your Monday goes by quickly.

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.”
~Edith Wharton

“If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time.”
~Edith Wharton

“I swear I only want to hear about you, to know what you've been doing. It's a hundred years since we've met-it may be another hundred before we meet again.”
~Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

“Look closely and you will see Almost everyone carrying bags Of cement on their shoulders That’s why it takes courage To get out of bed in the morning And climb into the day”
~Edward Hirsch, Gabriel: A Poem

"I am a tiny seashell that has secretly drifted ashore and carries the sound of the ocean surging through its body.”
~Edward Hirsch

“He says presents aren't important, but I think they are - not because of how much they cost, but for the opportunity they provide to say I understand you.”
~David Levithan, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories

“Sometimes I felt like I was waiting for my life to begin and more than anything, in that moment, I wanted to force some kind of beginning. I wanted things to be different than usual. I wanted to bend reality.”
~Holly Black, My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
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