You think your pain and your heartbreak
are unprecedented in the history of the world,
but then you read.
It was books that taught me that the things
that tormented me most were the very things
that connected me with all the people who were alive,
or who had ever been alive.
James Baldwin

I have always imagined that Paradise
will be some kind of library.
Jorge Luis Borges

When I have a little money, I buy books;
and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.
Erasmus of Rotterdam

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or
a book long enough to suit me.

7 thoughts on “Books

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  1. STUNNING words, for a stunning principle in life ..
    that MY pain and heartbreak connects me with OTHER people in my world who are also going thru pain and heartbreak. It softens my heart and gives me a compassion, caring and understanding spirit I would never have had without it! Wow …Hard … but ever so “rich” !!

  2. love it. only a book lover could possibly understand and appreciate this post and i am one of them along with yourself. great image and post!

  3. Jonie, I just love this set of blogs you have. I’ve started coming here more and more. Thank you so much – this is alot of work.

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