Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent,...– Henry David Thoreau (via thelifeguardlibrarian)
If you read one book a week, starting at the age of 5, and live to be 80, you...– Lewis Buzbee, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop (via prettybooks)
driedblossom: She glared at him. “You’re doing it again.” “What?” “That thing that irritates me.” “Smiling?” “Yes. That.” — Susan Elizabeth
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in...– William Shakespeare (via libraryland)
When I was five I learned to read. Books were a miracle to me - white pages,...– Jennifer Weiner (via hungry-for-books)
"Chill out, it's just a book." →
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Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to...– Carl Sandburg (via onlyaworkingtitle)
Pearls from Islam: Glossary of Islamic terms →
pearlsfromislam: 1. A few concepts used in Islamic sciences Ash-shahâda: the profession of faith and its testimony through the formulation with the heart and intelligence of “I bear witness that there is no god but God and that Muhammad is His prophet”. It is the foundation, the axis and the determination of “being a Muslim
Pearls from Islam: Stop doing this to... →
the-art-of-protest: Ok, I am personally not a convert to Islam, but these are the common complaints I hear from them: 1. You act like you suddenly know everything and start to try to teach them. Reality: You probably don’t even know how to pray Janazah, why don’t you just let…
The most beautiful souls are the souls that smile regardless of their struggle.– (via keepingtaqwa)
When you catch a person you don't like looking at...
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We are the people of the book. We love our books. We fill our houses with books....– Cory Doctorow (via atomos)
"Anastrophe" a Lit Term Is. Learn It You Should.
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In reality, hijab has been increasing...
pearlsfromislam: outgoingadrenalinejunkie: …however, it’s the inner hijab that has been decreasing. Peace and blessings, Do you have statistics for this statement? Inner Hijab includes the quintessential trait of Modesty, which is difficult to discern in the statement you just made. Our dear prophet Muhammad ﷺ said, “Allah has revealed to me that you must be humble, so that no one oppresses...
Pearls from Islam: A perspective on Freedom →
Freedom is achieved when one realizes the qualities of shame and humility, and empties oneself of their opposites (shamelessness and arrogance). With these qualities come true freedom, wealth and dignity, which require manumission from the bonds of one’s whims. People may claim to be “free”,…
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope...– Neil Gaiman (via boxofoctaves)