Reader: Dear Mr. Snicket, What is the best way to keep a secret?
Lemony Snicket: Tell it to everyone you know, but pretend you are kidding.
Submitted by domuzkumbara over 3 years ago
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Tears are curious things, for like earth-quakes or puppet shows they can occur any time, without any warning or without any good reason.
Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.
Submitted by librariansti over 4 years ago
If we wait until we're ready, we'll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
Submitted by moon-flower over 5 years ago
Temper tantrums, however fun they may be to throw, rarely solve whatever problem is causing them.
It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.
Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.
If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.
Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree, because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch, or you might simply get covered in sap, and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors, where it is harder to get a splinter.
Writing a novel is a tiny candle in a dark, swirling world. It brings light and warmth and hope to the lucky few who, against insufferable odds and despite a juggernaut of irritations, find themselves in the right place to hold it.
Submitted by windchimes098 over 7 years ago
Writing a novel is a tiny candle in a dark, swirling world. It brings light and warmth and hope to the lucky few who, against insufferable odds and despite a juggernaut of irritations, find themselves in the right place to hold it. Blow it out, so our eyes will not be drawn to its power. Extinguish it so we can get some sleep. I plan to quit writing novels myself, sometime...
Submitted by robotnic over 7 years ago