Come Away, Come Away!

"Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories."

“What’s broken is broken—and I’d rather remember it as it was at its best than mend it and see the broken places as long as I lived.”

—    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind
"The Voice of the Rain"

“At times her whimsical fancy would intensify natural processes around her till they seemed a part of her own story. Rather they became a part of it; for the world is only a psychological phenomenon, and what they seemed, they were.”

—    Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d’Urbervilles

“One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.”

—    Helen Keller, The Story of My Life