Thoughts on Words

"No man can be called friendless who has God and the companionship of good books." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing." - Benjamin Franklin

"The land of literature is a fairy land to those who view it at a distance, but, like all other landscapes, the charm fades on a nearer approach, and the thorns and briars become visible."  -Washington Irving

"An author in his book must be like God in the universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere."  -Gustave Flaubert

"Books are a uniquely portable magic."  -Stephen King 

“The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then treat possiblities as probabilities.” - Charles Dickens, David Copperfield