John Steinbeck's East of Eden makes Book Quote of the Week.
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. -F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. - Robert Frost
“Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.” ― Sherman Alexie (Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven)
With the severity of the Native American plight, escapism is a very realistic and practical defense against misery. This is quite evident in Sherman Alexie’s The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist Fight in Heaven. In this novel, Alexie captures an elaborate depiction of reservation life. The characters are terminally suspended in the abyss commonly known... Continue Reading →
“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.”- C.S. Lewis
"People who die bad don't stay in the ground." - Tony Morrison (Beloved)
"By the selection of horses, the magnificence of the chariot, the attitude, and display of person – above all, by the expression of the cold, sharp, eagle features, imperialized in his countrymen by sway of the world through so many generations, Ben-Hur knew Messala unchanged, as haughty, confident, and audacious as ever, the same in... Continue Reading →
"The good old days, when each idea had an owner, are gone forever." - Paulo Coehlo