Laura’s Profile

Sign in to Goodreads to learn more about Laura.


The Trial
Laura is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Adventures of...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Laura's Recent Updates

Laura is now friends with Julie Fliss
45240891
Laura rated a book 2 of 5 stars
The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Game of Thrones and Philosophy by Henry Jacoby
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura rated a book 3 of 5 stars
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Valley of the Dolls
by Jacqueline Susann
read in June, 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura is on page 75 of 449 of Valley of the Dolls
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura finished reading
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura liked a quote
“The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.

The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
Be honest and frank anyway.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
Think big anyway.

People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
Build anyway.

People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
Help people anyway.

Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
Give the world the best you have anyway.”
Kent M. Keith
Laura rated a book 2 of 5 stars
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
Rate this book
Clear rating
Laura wants to read
Opened Ground by Seamus Heaney
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Laura's books…
C. JoyBell C.
“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.”
C. JoyBell C.

Jean Genet
“Slowly but surly I want to strip her of every kind of happiness as to make a saint of her.”
Jean Genet, Our Lady of the Flowers

Thomas Hardy
“Happiness in nothing but the occasional episode in a general drama of pain.”
Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge

Jean Genet
“I recognize in thieves, traitors and murderers, in the ruthless and the cunning, a deep beauty - a sunken beauty. ”
Jean Genet

Charles Dickens
“[T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile.”
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

Courtney
251 books | 23 friends

Natasha
252 books | 54 friends

Julie F...
53 books | 33 friends

Lobsang...
517 books | 28 friends

Debbie ...
86 books | 22 friends

Samantha
43 books | 23 friends

Theresa...
1 book | 2 friends

Charlie...
5 books | 29 friends

More friends…


Polls voted on by this member