Books, Literature, Quotes

“Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees…

Spring in Paris © Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved.

“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.”

- Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast.

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“I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as these in my dreams, for such moments are something I have very rarely experienced. I am going to dream about you the whole night, the whole week, the whole year.”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights.

“I am a dreamer…

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Books, Literature, Quotes

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”

- Roald Dahl, Matilda.

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives…

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“The only true voyage, the only bath in the Fountain of Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to see the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to see the hundred universes that each of them sees, that each of them is.”

“Le seul véritable voyage, le seul bain de Jouvence, ce ne serait pas d’aller vers de nouveaux paysages, mais d’avoir d’autres yeux, de voir l’univers avec les yeux d’un autre, de cent autres, de voir les cent univers que chacun d’eux voit, que chacun d’eux est.”

- Marcel Proust

“The only true voyage …

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“I want to go places and see people…

“I’m not sure what I’ll do, but— well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale.”

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Ice Palace and Other Stories.

By the Lau River, Northern Bahr al Ghazal. © Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved.
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