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my name is axel marazzi and i eat words for breakfast.

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“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”

– Joseph Addison

“Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I’d rather boast about the ones I’ve read.”

– Jorge Luis Borges

“People can lose their lives in libraries. They ought to be warned.”

– Saul Bellow

“Take no heed of her…. She reads a lot of books.”

– Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair

“By now, it is probably very late at night, and you have stayed up to read this book when you should have gone to sleep. If this is the case, then I commend you for falling into my trap. It is a writer’s greatest pleasure to hear that someone was kept up until the unholy hours of the morning reading one of his books. It goes back to authors being terrible people who delight in the suffering of others. Plus, we get a kickback from the caffeine industry…”

– Brandon Sanderson

“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.”

– Atwood H. Townsend

Anonymous asked: I want to make you coffee in the morning and pick at that lovely mind of yours, you beautiful soul.

Most beautiful compliment ever.

“I would not come in.
I meant not even if asked,
And I hadn’t been.”

– Robert Frost

“A poet should be so crafty with words that he is envied even for his pains.”

– Criss Jami