March 19, 2016
My mom recently sent me a link to an article entitled, “51 of the Most Beautiful Sentences in Literature.” Of course there are thousands more beautiful lines but here are a few of my favorites. This feature will need more parts in the future as there are just too many powerful, romantic, and heartbreaking lines to be shared.
Let the wild rumpus start!
– Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are
“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.”
—J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“I wondered if that was how forgiveness budded; not with the fanfare of epiphany, but with pain gathering its things, packing up, and slipping away unannounced in the middle of the night.”
—Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
“Pet names are a persistent remnant of childhood, a reminder that life is not always so serious, so formal, so complicated. They are a reminder, too, that one is not all things to all people.”
― Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake
“Dear God,’ she prayed, ‘let me be something every minute of every hour of my life.’”
—Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Where the Write Things Are’s Summer writing classes for kids and teens:
- Young Writers Hangout: April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 21, May 28, June 4 (Saturdays, 10:30am-12nn except on June 4, 1:30-3pm)
- Wonder of Words: May 2, 4, 6, 10, 11, 13 (6 sessions), 1:30-3:30pm for 7-10 years old and 4-6pm for 11-17 years old
Venue: Forum, 4th Floor, Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. For registration and fee details contact 0917-6240196 or email@example.com
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