"The best candy shop a child can be left alone in, is the library."
"For God’s sake, don’t think about it, don’t dwell on it, don’t allow yourself to fully know how terribly out of control your life is."
— Rufi Thorpe, The Girls from Corona del Mar (via mar-see-ah
"A book is a deed, not a paycheck. A poet must stir the soul…not nurture idolaters."