13 10 / 2014
"It is one of my faults, that though my tongue is sometimes prompt enough at an answer, there are times when it sadly fails me in framing an excuse; and always the lapse occurs at some crisis, when a facile word of plausible pretext is specially wanted to get me out of painful embarrassment."
21 7 / 2014
20 7 / 2014
"Little girl, a memory without blot or contamination must be an exquisite treasure — an inexhaustible source of refreshment: is it not?"
25 6 / 2014
"We read to know we’re not alone. We read because we are alone. We read and we are not alone. We are not alone."