Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.— David Bowie
Scandalous Book Love quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.
By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.
My heart has become capable of every form: It is a pasture for gazelles And a monastery for Christian monks, And the pilgrim's Ka'ba, And the tablets of the Torah, And the book of the Koran. I follow the religion of Love: Whatever way love's camel takes, That is my religion, my faith.
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists.
.. When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle (The love that moves the sun and the other stars)
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
The Notebook ... that’s my favorite one. I’ve read that book 30 times. It gives a true depiction of two people that are in love.
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement.
If you knew when you began a book what you would say at the end, do you think that you would have the courage to write it? What is true for writing and for a love relationship is true also for life. The game is worthwhile insofar as we don't know what will be the end.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera.
You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
I want to open myself. ... I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus. I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil. I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil. I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
We never love anyone. What we love is the idea we have of someone. It's our own concept—our own selves—that we love.
Keep reading books, but remember that a book’s only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.
Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I don't condemn and I don't convert. I've been searching through books and bibles to find what this life is worth, and I've made up my mind: Love is my religion. You can take it or leave it, and you don't have to believe it. Love is my religion
I'm good at loving books. I'm good at loving soft bed sheets. I'm good at loving coffees and teas. I am good at loving things that can't love me back, that don't have the power to leave. And maybe, that's why I love them.
The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
So I walked back to my room and collapsed on the bottom bunk, thinking that if people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.
The Rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men.
Put away the book, the description, the tradition, the authority, and take the journey of self-discovery. Love, and don't be caught in opinions and ideas about what love is or should be. When you love, everything will come right. Love has its own action.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
So I be written in the Book of Love. I do not care about that Book Above. Erase my name, or write it as you will. So I be written in the Book of Love.
When it comes time to sit down and write the next book, you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task. That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars.
I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, As long as I'm living, my baby you'll be.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
Amongst the friends of Allah (Awliya), the Qur'an is considered as a love letter from Allah, which inevitably is read continuously to remind them of their Beloved.
I would always love Alaska Young, my crooked neighbor, with all my crooked heart.
He wants all or nothing. The thought of a person calling himself a 'Christian' without being a devoted follower of Christ is absurd.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
we would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.
Most people see the world as a threatening place, and, because they do, the world turns out, indeed, to be a threatening place.
Keep good company, read good books, love good things and cultivate soul and body as faithfully as you can
A King only bows down to his Queen.
I love books. I read voraciously, and I happened to have been fortunate to have been in the right place at the right time.
You can't blend in when you were born to stand out.
My nightmares are usually about losing you. I'm okay once I realize you're here.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
I'm choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am.
I'm making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.