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

I am not here for women only, but also for women. - Angela Merkel

Power’s not given to you. You have to take it. - Beyoncé Knowles Carter

Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either. - Meg Cabot

When I run the world, librarians will be exempt from tragedy. Even their smaller sorrows will last only for as long as you can take out a book.' — Karen Joy Fowler

Attention without feeling... is only a report. - Mary Oliver

Keep on. The work of the world is always done by creatures too tired to do it.' ― Carol Emshwiller

When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. - Malala Yousafzai

There is no time for despair, no place for self-pity, no need for silence, no room for fear. We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal. - Toni Morrison

We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become. - Ursula K. Le Guin

I distrust any advice that contains the words 'ought' or 'should'. - Tamora Pierce

Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. - Jeanette Winterson

No. I can survive well enough on my own— if given the proper reading material. - Sarah J. Maas

How can we use each other's differences in our common battles for a livable future? - Audre Lorde

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

Books and doors are the same thing. You open them, and you go through into another world. - Jeanette Winterson

We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel... is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become. - Ursula K. Le Guin

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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.