Collect books, even if you don’t plan on reading them right away. Nothing is more important than an unread library.
Austin Kleon (via bluestockingbookworm)

(Source: observando)



Literature is as old as speech. It grew out of human need for it, and it has not changed except to become more needed.
John Steinbeck (1962, December.) Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. (via thegirlandherbooks)

(Source: wordsnquotes)



beckisbookshelf:

Till’s Bookshop, Edinburgh - by: DountownTrain

beckisbookshelf:

Till’s Bookshop, Edinburgh - by: DountownTrain



No human being, when you understand his desires, is worthless. No one’s life is nothing. Even the most evil of men and women, if you understand their hearts, had some generous act that redeems them, at least a little…


(Source: bookmad)



(Source: oldparchment)



lightwoulds:

the shadowhunter chronicles’ ladies + name meanings



explore-blog:

Susan Sontag's exquisite Letter to Borges – a meditation on books, self-transcendence, and reading in the age of screens

explore-blog:

Susan Sontag's exquisite Letter to Borges – a meditation on books, self-transcendence, and reading in the age of screens

(Source: explore-blog)



(Source: quiddityks)



booksthatmatter:

daughter-of-blood-and-starlight:

The Harry Potter 15th anniversary special edition (AKA the most beautiful thing I have ever laid my eyes on)

I’d buy a copy if I could.