“ She was fascinated with words. To her, words were things of beauty, each like a magical powder or potion that could be combined with other words to create powerful spells. ”
The ability to read awoke inside of me some long dormant craving to be mentally alive.
It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.
One must always be careful of books... and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.