“You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.”
“You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.”
“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn--that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness--that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.”
“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”
2020 Reading ChallengeIntellectual Magpie read 55 books of her goal of 55!
2019 Reading ChallengeIntellectual Magpie read 71 books of her goal of 57!
2018 Reading ChallengeIntellectual Magpie read 93 books of her goal of 35!
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