Monday, March 17, 2014

Quote of the Day: Penelope Lively

"We open our mouths and out flow words whose ancestries we do not even know. We are walking lexicons. In a single sentence of idle chatter we preserve Latin, Anglo-Saxon, Norse: we carry a museum inside our heads, each day we commemorate peoples of whom we have never heard."  Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively

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