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Friday, January 28, 2011

quotation: on reading

"there is only one way to read, which is to browse in libraries and bookshops, picking up books that attract you, reading only those, dropping them when they bore you, skipping the parts that drag-and never, never reading anything because you feel you ought, or because it is part of a trend or a movement. remember that the book which bores you when you are twenty or thirty will open doors for you when you are forty or fifty-and vise versa. don’t read a book out of its right time for you."  [doris lessing]

and a beautiful image to accompany the quotation . . .

^ that's pretty much me.  except with glasses.  and lighter, less frizzy hair.
but her expression, deep in thought; her hand on the page that initiated this expression; the newspapers stacked up waiting to be read; the posture, slumped on the floor even though there is a comfy couch empty...
[and i kinda love it]

by recently discovered [by me] photographer, lucie hugary - her official site
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quotation found on wet behind the ears

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