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Books show us how to live…read more from Anne Lamott Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

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“For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean; they show us how to live and die.”
Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

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5 comments on “Books show us how to live…read more from Anne Lamott Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

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  2. The Silver Voice
    February 3, 2014

    Love that quote Bridget – sums up books for me!

    • bridget whelan
      February 3, 2014

      Me too. What’s that saying – if you don’t read, you lead one life but if you do read you can lead a thousand…

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