Book words to make you smell the book pages of the book sitting beside you now as you look at your media screen.
“No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald,
“At the moment when her eyes closed, when all feeling vanished in her, she thought that she felt a touch of fire imprinted on her lips, a kiss more burning than the red-hot iron of the executioner.”
― Victor Hugo,
“Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” —The Princess Bride,
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
—Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
Sometimes you see a kite so high, so wise it almost knows the wind. It travels, then chooses to land in one spot and no other and no matter how you yank,run this way or that, it will simply break its cord, seek its resting place and bring you, blood-mouthed,running.
‘Jim! Wait for me!’
So now Jim was the kite, the wild twine cut, and whatever wisdom was his taking him away from Will who could only run, earthbound, after one so high and dark silent and suddenly strange.