Reading fictions improves social skills because it puts you in various social situations in the perspectives of the characters.
How We Feel When: A new book we’ve been anticipating arrives in the bookstore.
Books admitted me to their world open-handedly, as people, for the most part, did not. The life I lived in books was one of ease and freedom, wordly wisdom, glitter, dash and style.
|—||Jonathan Raban (via literatureismyutopia)|
'People have forgotten this truth', the fox said. 'But you musn't forget it. You become responsible forever for what you've tamed. You're responsible for your rose.'
You are the universe, expressing itself as human for a little while.
|—||Eckhart Tolle (via everythingrelephant)|