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  • #1
    William Gibson
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

    The Economist, December 4, 2003
    William Gibson

  • #2
    Umberto Eco
    “Books are not made to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means...”
    Umberto Eco, The Name of the Rose

  • #3
    Kahlil Gibran
    “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
    Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

  • #4
    Jasper Fforde
    “If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher. Overlong, detailed to the point of distraction-and ultimately, without a major resolution.”
    Jasper Fforde, Something Rotten

  • #5
    Carl Sandburg
    “Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
    Carl Sandburg

  • #6
    Stephen King
    “If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
    Stephen King

  • #7
    Stephen King
    “Get busy living or get busy dying.”
    Stephen King, Different Seasons

  • #8
    Isaac Asimov
    “Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.”
    Isaac Asimov, Foundation

  • #9
    Stephen King
    “Humor is almost always anger with its make-up on.”
    Stephen King, Bag of Bones

  • #10
    Stephen King
    “you can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #11
    Stephen King
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #12
    Stephen King
    “The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #13
    Stephen King
    “If you liked being a teenager, there's something really wrong with you.”
    Stephen King

  • #14
    Charles M. Schulz
    “What's the good of living if you don't try a few things?”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #15
    Dylan Thomas
    “Do not go gentle into that good night.
    Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”
    Dylan Thomas, In Country Sleep, and Other Poems

  • #16
    David Foster Wallace
    “Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.”
    David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

  • #17
    Lemony Snicket
    “Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #18
    Edward Albee
    “You're alive only once, as far as we know, and what could be worse than getting to the end of your life and realizing you hadn't lived it?”
    Edward Albee

  • #19
    Terry Pratchett
    “A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.”
    Terry Pratchett, The Truth

  • #20
    James Crumley
    “When I finally caught up with Abraham Trahearne, he was drinking beer with an alcoholic bulldog named Fireball Roberts in a ramshackle joint just outside of Sonoma, California, drinking the heart right out of a fine spring afternoon.”
    James Crumley, The Last Good Kiss

  • #21
    Danielle Rohr
    “When we are true to ourselves, and follow these impulses that sweat from our compressed and broken souls we may just find the beauty, and the oh-so amazing way life can sneak up and smash us in the face!”
    Danielle Rohr, Denali Skies

  • #22
    Tina Fey
    “Do your thing and don't care if they like it.”
    Tina Fey, Bossypants

  • #23
    Anne Frank
    “I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”
    Anne Frank

  • #24
    Niccolò Machiavelli
    “Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.”
    Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

  • #25
    Jarod Kintz
    “Love is a circular emotion that surrounds you, like a hug. Or a noose.”
    Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.

  • #26
    Joseph Mitchell
    “...you can hate a place with all your heart and soul and still be homesick for it.”
    Joseph Mitchell

  • #27
    Thor Heyerdahl
    “Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity.”
    Thor Heyerdahl

  • #28
    Julia Child
    “I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”
    Julia Child

  • #29
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #30
    Robert Crumb
    “Keep on truckin'”
    Robert Crumb

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