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Books may well be the only true magic.

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Books may well be the only true magic.
Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else...
She liked to disappear, even when she was in the same room as other people. It was a talent, as it was a curse.
I was raised among books, making invisible friends in pages that seemed cast from dust and whose smell I carry on my hands to this day.
All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.
It’s a rare book that wins the battle against drooping eyelids.
She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.
I have a lot to be grateful for.
Of course I loved books more than people.
Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you security and friendship and didn’t ask anything in return; they never went away, never, no...
…Find the right distance between people. Too close, and they overwhelm you, too far and they abandon you.
Loving someone who cannot love you the same way in return is not weakness. It’s one of the most courageous things you’ll ever do. You are pu...