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  • #1
    Stephen King
    “Until we see each other again, keep your head together, read some good books, be useful, be happy.”
    Stephen King, Different Seasons


  • #2
    George Gordon Byron
    “In secret we met -
    In silence I grieve,
    That thy heart could forget,
    Thy spirit deceive.
    If I should meet thee
    After long years,
    How should I greet thee? -
    With silence and tears”
    George Gordon Byron
    tags: love


  • #3
    George Gordon Byron
    “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
    There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
    There is society, where none intrudes,
    By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
    I love not man the less, but Nature more”
    George Gordon Byron


  • #4
    Willa Cather
    “The heart of another is a dark forest, always, no matter how close it has been to one’s own.”
    Willa Cather


  • #5
    George Gordon Byron
    “Then stirs the feeling infinite, so felt
    In solitude, where we are least alone.”
    George Gordon Byron, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage


  • #6
    Willa Cather
    “Men travel faster now, but I do not know if they go to better things.”
    Willa Cather, Death Comes for the Archbishop


  • #7
    George Gordon Byron
    “There is something pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.”
    George Gordon Byron


  • #8
    Willa Cather
    “No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.”
    Willa Cather, Alexander's Bridge


  • #9
    George Gordon Byron
    “Those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves.”
    George Gordon Byron


  • #10
    George Gordon Byron
    “Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, sermons and soda water the day after.”
    George Gordon Byron


  • #11
    George Gordon Byron
    “But what is Hope? Nothing but the paint on the face of Existence; the least touch of truth rubs it off, and then we see what a hollow-cheeked harlot we have got hold of.”
    George Gordon Byron


  • #12
    Willa Cather
    “The earth was warm under me, and warm as I crumbled it through my fingers...I kept as still as I could. Nothing happened. I did not expect anything to happen. I was something that lay under the sun and felt it, like the pumpkins, and I did not want to be anything more. I was entirely happy. Perhaps we feel like that when we die and become a part of something entire, whether it is sun and air, or goodness and knowledge. At any rate, that is happiness; to be dissolved into something complete and great. When it comes to one, it comes as naturally as sleep.”
    Willa Cather, My Ántonia


  • #13
    Willa Cather
    “Most of the basic material a writer works with is acquired before the age of fifteen.”
    Willa Cather


  • #14
    Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: What! You too?
    “Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . ."”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves


  • #15
    Bill Cosby
    “I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”
    Bill Cosby


  • #16
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “One of the great tragedies of mankind is that morality has been hijacked by religion. So now people assume that religion and morality have a necessary connection. But the basis of morality is really very simple and doesn't require religion at all.”
    Arthur C. Clarke


  • #17
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”
    Arthur C. Clarke


  • #18
    “Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then you’re holding everybody back. And it’s fine if you as an adult want to run around pretending or claiming that you don’t believe in evolution, but if we educate a generation of people who don’t believe in science, that’s a recipe for disaster. We talk about the Internet. That comes from science. Weather forecasting. That comes from science. The main idea in all of biology is evolution. To not teach it to our young people is wrong.”
    Bill Nye




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