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Ellen Thompson

  • So much is it my habit and my pleasure to read, that when I enter a room, the first thing for which my eye instinctively looks is a book. I don't like to sleep in a room where there are no books.

    • Ellen Thompson,
    • "The Friendliness of Books," A Book of Hours ()
  • ... my home is where my books are ...

    • Ellen Thompson,
    • "The Friendliness of Books," A Book of Hours ()
  • There is much wisdom that may be learned before a peat fire.

    • Ellen Thompson,
    • "Some Irish Villages That I Know," A Book of Hours ()

Ellen Thompson, U.S. artist, writer

(1839 - 1913)

Full name: Ellen Kendall Thompson.