I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else.
–Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
It’s human nature to want to fix things. That was my first thought, actually, but you’re right. Someone should take you as you are, not have an agenda for how they want to change you.
– David Lisey, Atheists Who Kneel and Pray
So I was looking for another short quote to use for calligraphy practice. Instead of heading over to trusty, old Google, I decided to look for book quotes I ‘clipped’ on my Kindle. And this caught my fancy.
This only works if you live outside the US.
Now, this was a little late in coming, what with almost a quarter of the year almost done. But the thing is, it took a while for anything concrete to materialize as an underlying theme to guide my endeavors for the coming
year months. But something finally popped up, all thanks to Will Traynor:
…live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle. Wear those stripy legs with pride.