“And so in time the rowboat and I became one and the same – like the archer and his bow or the artist and his paint. What I learned wasn’t mastery over the elements; it was mastery over myself, which is what conquest is ultimately all about.” – from First You Have to Row a Little Boat by Richard Bode

First You Have to Row a Little Boat by Richard Bode

“In years to come, he would be a giver of bread, not a stealer – proof again of the contradictory human being. So much good, so much evil. Just add water.”

– from The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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