This week's book quote comes from Oscar Wilde, one of our favorite authors.
Their Eyes Were Watching God is a 1937 novel and the best known work by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston.
From Jonathan Safran Foer's - Everything is Illuminated
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy. -F. Scott Fitzgerald.
“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)
"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 →
“There, peeping among the cloud-wrack above a dark tor high up in the mountains, Sam saw a white star twinkle for a while. The beauty of it smote his heart, as he looked up out of the forsaken land, and hope returned to him. For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him... Continue Reading →