"I'm a firm believer that lighting affects mood, and twinkly lights on strings bring something magical to occasions ranging from concerts to weddings, though I'm fond of using them as year-round home decor. There's a reason why they're sometimes called fairy lights. When the night is right, there aren't any strings at all."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Erin Morgenstern on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Erin Morgenstern on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Erin Morgenstern on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Erin Morgenstern on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Erin Morgenstern on Robert Frost
"I have absurdly vivid dreams."
"When you meet someone new who instantly gets you, your sense of humor and your attitudes and your worldview, even if theirs are different - and you get them in return. You both talk and talk and agree and laugh and nod and yes, yes, of course you should get another round of drinks."
"I'm an emotional sort of person in general and I have a vivid imagination, so I feel the whole spectrum of emotion strongly when I write."