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  • #1
    Mae West
    “Don't marry a man to reform him - that's what reform schools are for.”
    Mae West

  • #2
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #3
    Oscar Wilde
    “Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

  • #4
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #5
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #6
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #7
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #8
    Henry Miller
    “Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”
    Henry Miller

  • #9
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #10
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #11
    J. Paul Getty
    “Formula for Success- Rise Early, Work Hard, Strike Oil”
    J. Paul Getty

  • #12
    Mae West
    “Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!' 'Goodness had nothing to do with it'.”
    Mae West

  • #13
    Desmond Morris
    “Biologically speaking, if something bites you, it is more likely to be female.”
    Desmond Morris

  • #14
    Joseph Conrad
    “Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
    Joseph Conrad, Chance

  • #15
    W. Somerset Maugham
    “American women expect to find in their husbands a perfection that English women only hope to find in their butlers.”
    W. Somerset Maugham

  • #16
    Susan Sontag
    “I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.”
    Susan Sontag

  • #17
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #18
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.
    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
    H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

  • #19
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #20
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #21
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
    Robert A. Heinlein

  • #22
    Winston S. Churchill
    “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #23
    Winston S. Churchill
    “History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #24
    Gary Starta
    “It's hard to be a bright light in a dim world.”
    Gary Starta

  • #25
    Virginia Woolf
    “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #26
    Ann Richards
    “After all, Ginger Rogers did everything that Fred Astaire did. She just did it backwards and in high heels.”
    Ann Richards

  • #27
    Cher
    “Some guy said to me: Don't you think you're too old to sing rock n' roll?

    I said: You'd better check with Mick Jagger.”
    Cher

  • #28
    Susan Sontag
    “Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.”
    Susan Sontag

  • #29
    Augustine of Hippo
    “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”
    Augustine of Hippo

  • #30
    Anna Quindlen
    “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
    Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life



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