quotes: 73/365

When I find a quote I like, I want to know not just who said it, but where it was said. Only knowing who said it seems as if I don’t care enough or haven’t invested enough to be able to truly enjoy it. Where did the words come from? What book or letter or speech? If it’s a book, I like to get my hands on it and read what came before and after the words. It’s both a question of wanting to be sure the words are not being taken out of context and wanting to see if perhaps there’s more. If I like a slice of words enough to write the words down, I want to know as much about them as I can.


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8 thoughts on “quotes: 73/365

    • Thank you, Lindsey! I’m so glad at least one person gets this b/c I almost wrote at the end of the post, this is weird, right?

      fyi: Jeanette LeBlanc’s favorite quote about the wild and the tame sent me to Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson, and I loved it so much I’m getting ready to read it again. xo


  1. I’m blown away by this level of curiosity and critical thinking. Your eagerness TO KNOW, TO ENGAGE–I love it and will try to learn from it. B/c grooving on a quotation has always been enough for me. And now I’m thinking–WHAT?? How could that be enough? Why don’t you want to know more? Of course I want to know more!


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