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  • #1
    Bil Keane
    “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
    Bil Keane

  • #2
    Dr. Seuss
    “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #3
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

  • #4
    Abraham Lincoln
    “The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #5
    Bertrand Russell
    “There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”
    Bertrand Russell

  • #6
    Marya Hornbacher
    “There is, in fact, an incredible freedom in having nothing left to lose.”
    Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

  • #7
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #8
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #9
    E.B. White
    “If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”
    E.B. White

  • #10
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #11
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #12
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #13
    Sarah Dessen
    “There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.”
    Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

  • #14
    Mark Twain
    “′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #15
    Groucho Marx
    “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #16
    Laurie Halse Anderson
    “Sometimes I think high school is one long hazy activity: if you are tough enough to survive this, they'll let you become an adult. I hope it's worth it.”
    Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

  • #17
    Bill Cosby
    “A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need advice.”
    Bill Cosby

  • #18
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #19
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “You can be smart and happy or stupid and miserable. . . it's your choice”
    Gordon B. Hinckley

  • #20
    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

  • #21
    Ingrid Law
    “Why is it that adults are always telling kids to go watch television as though we have nothing better to do?”
    Ingrid Law, Savvy

  • #22
    Horace Mann
    “A house without books is like a room without windows.”
    Horace Mann

  • #23
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #24
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #25
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #26
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #27
    Deva Fagan
    “Perhaps I had started to believe again in magic, or perhaps in love. Or perhaps they were the same thing.”
    Deva Fagan, Fortune's Folly

  • #28
    “Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...It's about learning to dance in the rain.”
    Vivian Greene

  • #29
    Steven Wright
    “When I was in school the teachers told me practice makes perfect; then they told me nobody’s perfect so I stopped practicing.”
    Steven Wright

  • #30
    Mark Twain
    “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”
    Mark Twain



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