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"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming." Anna Quindlen (Anna has a new book out this month: "Still Life With Bread Crumbs".)

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from oprah.com

Quote About Being Yourself - Anna Quindlen

"What is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." — Anna Quindlen

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"We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming, our own consciousness in someone else's mind." Anna Quindlen

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“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen Photo by Gaelle Marcel

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from Modern Mrs. Darcy

The best way to decorate

"I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves." - Anna Quindlen

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from Brain Pickings

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak | Brain Pickings

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from oprah.com

Mariel Hemingway Quote on Daily Rituals

A daily ritual is a way of saying, "I'm voting for myself; I'm taking care of myself." — Mariel Hemingway

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