“I can’t get rid of books. It’s almost like having your thoughts [around you]. I want to be able to hold it. I want to be able to see where the pages have been turned down. I grew up in a house full of books. Wall to wall. I remember when I moved out of home, that was the big thing I couldn’t handle: there weren’t any books. Every inch of my mum’s house is covered in them and not having any was like, ‘This is really weird. This is such a sterile space without any stories in it.’”—Keira Knightley (via jonquille)
If you can correctly pronounce every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he'd prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud. Try them yourself.