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  • #1
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Grand Inquisitor

  • #2
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “Man grows used to everything, the scoundrel!”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

  • #3
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “To love someone means to see them as God intended them.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    tags: love

  • #4
    Pablo Neruda
    “It was at that age
    that poetry came in search of me.”
    Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

  • #5
    Pablo Neruda
    “I can write the saddest poem of all tonight. I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.”
    Pablo Neruda

  • #6
    Terry Pratchett
    “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
    Terry Pratchett, Diggers

  • #7
    Terry Pratchett
    “Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.”
    Terry Pratchett, Jingo

  • #8
    Terry Pratchett
    “Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”
    Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

  • #9
    Terry Pratchett
    “In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #10
    Terry Pratchett
    “If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #12
    George Carlin
    “Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty.
    I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be.”
    George Carlin

  • #13
    George Carlin
    “The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, 'You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.”
    George Carlin

  • #14
    George Carlin
    “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
    George Carlin

  • #15
    George Carlin
    “I bet you anything that 10 times out of 10, Nicky, Vinny and Tony will beat the shit out of Todd, Kyle and Tucker.”
    George Carlin

  • #16
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #17
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
    "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #18
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #19
    Bill Watterson
    “Reality continues to ruin my life.”
    Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

  • #20
    Bill Watterson
    “Calvin: I used to hate writing assignments, but now I enjoy them. I realized that the purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog! Want to see my book report?
    Hobbes: (Reading Calvin's paper) "The Dynamics of Interbeing and Monological Imperatives in Dick and Jane: A Study in Psychic Transrelational Gender modes."
    Calvin: Academia, here I come!”
    Bill Watterson, Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat: A Calvin and Hobbes Collection



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