Posts Tagged ‘The House of Mirth’

 Edith Wharton American author, Edith Wharton, wrote The Age of Innocence and The House of Mirth. My favorite Wharton quote is: “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

I like to think of the sun as the candle and the moon as the mirror – each spreads light, but how much more mysterious and magical is moonlight. Another way of looking at this quote is to think of the light as the written word – writers and readers alike can share the wonder of books with others.


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