Quote of the Week | Emily Dickinson

This month is Emily Dickinson’s birthday (December 10th). Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts and is known for her poetry.

“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”

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Quote of the Week | Anne Rice

Rice in 2006This month is Diabetes Awareness Month and one author that we know who lives with diabetes is Anne Rice. After living for years, not having any problems, she suddenly was struck with Type 1 diabetes, without recognizing the symptoms. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Anne Rice”

Quote of the Week | Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin was a fantasy and science fiction writer. She passed away this past January and would have celebrated her 89th birthday on October 21st.
She is most famously known for her works, the Earthsea series, The Left Hand of Darkness, Lavinia, and The Dispossessed. 

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Quote of the Week | E. E. Cummings

With midterms right around the corner, it’s a good idea to get some motivation from some wonderful authors and poets. E. E. Cummings has some wonderful quotes about perseverance:

“To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.”

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