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I’d have despised any adult shrewd enough to discern that my brief infatuation with becoming an astronaut was merely a metaphor for a desperation to get as far away as possible from other people.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big BrotherBig Brother
(Via starflash quilts)
the view that facts are not the same as beliefs, and that most people get them confused.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A Novel (P.S.)Big Brother: A Novel (P.S.)
(Via BRYAN)
The library became the cathedral where I would come to worship and the stories were as precious to me as prayers.
The Reading Agency
The Reading Agency - The Library BookThe Library Book
(Via Cynthia)
the view that facts are not the same as beliefs, and that most people get them confused.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)
See, most of all I needed somebody who believed in me more than I believed in myself. Who loved me more than I loved myself. Who was willing to put more on the line than I’d ever put on the line for anybody else.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)
Libraries are very special spaces, spaces where people come together in separate but joint pursuits of knowledge, of learning.
Seth Godin
Seth Godin - The Library BookThe Library Book
(Via Cynthia)
See, most of all I needed somebody who believed in me more than I believed in myself. Who loved me more than I loved myself. Who was willing to put more on the line than I’d ever put on the line for anybody else.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)
Got nothing to do with trying. You like someone, or you don’t. If you’re ‘trying,’ you don’t.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)
Got nothing to do with trying. You like someone, or you don’t. If you’re ‘trying,’ you don’t.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)
Got nothing to do with trying. You like someone, or you don’t. If you’re ‘trying,’ you don’t.
Lionel Shriver
Lionel Shriver - Big Brother: A NovelBig Brother: A Novel
(Via BRYAN)