Each of us is full of too many wheels, screws and valves to permit us to judge one another on a first impression or by two or three external signs.
Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
A writer is a world trapped in a person.
Books could be an incredible adventure. I stayed under my blanket and barely moved, and no one would have guessed how my mind raced and my heart soared with stories.