Being an artist means forever healing your own wounds and at the same time endlessly exposing them.
— Annette Messager (via panatmansam)
For a moment I was distracted. Books always did that to me… I liked the creamy pages, the smell of ink, all the secrets locked inside.
— Elizabeth C. Bunce, Star Crossed (via quoted-books)
Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?
— Cornelia Funke (via creatingaquietmind)