Maybe the most influential page I ever read, from Roald Dahl’s Matilda, with illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Breathtaking Books: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.”
Our children will sing of the doctor donna. And our children’s children. And the wind and the ice and the snow will carry your names forever.