Reading one book is like eating one potato chip. - Diane Duane

It’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. - Judy Blume

Communication is health; communication is truth; communication is happiness. To share is our duty. - Virginia Woolf

An hour, once it lodges in the queer element of the human spirit, may be stretched to fifty or a hundred times its clock length. - Virginia Woolf

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. - Lady M. W. Montagu

Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home. - Anna Quindlen

The odd thing about people who had many books was how they always wanted more. - Patricia A. McKillip

We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives. - Toni Morrison

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear. - Judy Blume

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. - Virginia Woolf

Reading one book is like eating one potato chip. - Diane Duane

If time and reason are functions of each other, if we are creatures of time, then we had better know it, and try to make the best of it. –Ursula LeGuin

To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control. - Martha Nussbaum

Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving. - Madeleine L'Engle

I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. - Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control. - Martha Nussbaum

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. - Katharine Hepburn

Everybody should be quiet near a little stream and listen. - Ruth Krauss

Communication is health; communication is truth; communication is happiness. To share is our duty. - Virginia Woolf

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.