A passion for words: quotes about loving words.

“I love words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them.”
Anne Rice

“Some people have a way with words, and some people…oh, uh, not have way.”
Steve Martin

 Rush Hour

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”
Mark Twain

Words are a m—-f—, they can be great
Or they can degrade, or even worse- they can teach hate
Eminem, Sing for the moment

“One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“There is such sweetness inside of that book too! Such things… adventure, knowledge, and wisdom.”
Patricia Polacco, The Bee Tree

“Honey is sweet and so is knowledge, but knowledge is like the bee that made the honey, you have to chase it through the pages of a book.”
Patricia Polacco, Thank You, Mr. Falker

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them”
Mark Twain

“Books can be possesive, can’t they? You’re walking around in a bookstore and a certain one will jump out at you, like it had moved there on its own, just to get your attention. Sometimes what’s inside will change your life, but sometimes you don’t even have to read it. Sometimes it’s a comfort just to have a book around.”
Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen

“She accepted it from then on. Books liked her. Books wanted to look after her.”
Sarah Addison Allen, The Sugar Queen

“I am in the library. It smells like old stuff.”
“It smells familiar”, I suggested. “It smell like words.”
Laura Whitcomb, A Certain Slant of Light


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