“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
- Mark Twain
"Everyone is wise until he speaks."
“Advice is seldom welcome, and those who need it the most, like it the least.”
"The end of a novel, like the end of a children's dinner-party,
must be made up of sweetmeats and sugar-plums."
-Anthony Trollope (Barchester Towers)
"It's all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it's not so nice when you really come to have them, is it?"
-Lucy Maud Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables)