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Harry's Trees

Jon Cohen

Top 10 Best Quotes

“What else is a library, but a temple of truth? What other function do books have, the great ones, but to change the reader? Books to comfort. But most of all, books to disturb you forward.”

“To every story we bring the story of ourselves.”

“Because it’s worth it. Worth the risk and the pain. Of all the glorious enchantments of this world—spring, snow, laughter, red roses, dogs, books—love is by far the best.”

“There are no guarantees, except that every morning, the sun will rise. No matter what happens, good or bad, each day will be followed by a new day.”

“You keep the lights on in a library the same way you keep the lights on in the emergency of a hospital.”

“Reading solves most things. Or at least assuages the heart.”

“am so grateful to have tasted love. But all love ends tragically. Because, tragically, love always ends. What a heartbreaking and wondrous conundrum! Whether you have it just a few weeks, or years, or your entire life—always, it ends.”

“You keep the lights on in a library the same way you keep the lights on in the emergency room of a hospital.”

“This is what fairy tales have always been for, to guide children through the scary parts of their lives.”

“Pine sap is antiseptic, astringent, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial. Best damn Band-Aid in the world, Harry, remember that.”

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