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  • #1
    Voltaire
    “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.”
    Voltaire

  • #2
    Robertson Davies
    “I wish people weren't so set on being themselves, when that means being a bastard.”
    Robertson Davies, The Rebel Angels

  • #3
    Virginia Woolf
    “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #4
    Isaac Asimov
    “Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived.”
    Isaac Asimov

  • #5
    Carl Sagan
    “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”
    Carl Sagan, Cosmos

  • #6
    “No matter how far away we are from each other in distance, or in time, when we look up into the clear night Sky. We will always see the same Moon.”
    Adam Stanley
    tags: love, moon

  • #7
    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
    “Unless a nation's life faces peril, war is murder.”
    Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
    tags: war

  • #8
    Stephen King
    “When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.”
    Stephen King, Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay

  • #9
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    “The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
    And all the sweet serenity of books”
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • #10
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #11
    “North of the 49th parallel we value equality; south of it, they treasure freedom.”
    Michael Adams
    tags: canada

  • #12
    Marlene Dietrich
    “Sex: In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.”
    Marlene Dietrich, Marlene Dietrich's ABC

  • #13
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #14
    Audrey Hepburn
    “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!”
    Audrey Hepburn

  • #15
    Jess C. Scott
    “When someone loves you, the way they talk about you is different. You feel safe and comfortable.”
    Jess C. Scott, The Intern

  • #15
    Paulo Coelho
    “A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.”
    Paulo Coelho

  • #16
    Mark Twain
    “There's one way to find out if a man is honest: ask him; if he says yes, you know he's crooked.”
    Mark Twain

  • #17
    Paulo Coelho
    “If I am really a part of your dream, you'll come back one day.”
    Paulo Coelho

  • #18
    Joss Whedon
    “Remember to always be yourself. Unless you suck.”
    Joss Whedon

  • #20
    Cormac McCarthy
    “Whatever in creation exists without my knowledge exists without my consent.”
    Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West

  • #22
    Robert Bloch
    “Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.”
    Robert Bloch

  • #23
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #24
    Dean Koontz
    “Human beings can always be relied upon to exert, with vigor, their God-given right to be stupid. ”
    Dean Koontz

  • #25
    Elif Shafak
    “Yeah, we should all line up along the Bosphorus Bridge and puff as hard as we can to shove this city in the direction of the West. If that doesn't work, we'll try the other way, see if we can veer to the East. It's no good to be in between. International politics does not appreciate ambiguity.”
    Elif Shafak, The Bastard of Istanbul

  • #26
    Robert Fulghum
    “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
    Robert Fulghum, True Love

  • #27
    Thomas Wolfe
    “What I had to face, the very bitter lesson that everyone who wants to write has got to learn, was that a thing may in itself be the finest piece of writing one has ever done, and yet have absolutely no place in the manuscript one hopes to publish.”
    Thomas Wolfe

  • #28
    Franz Grillparzer
    “Eifersucht ist eine Leidenschaft, Die mit Eifer sucht, was Leiden schafft.


    (Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief.)”
    Franz Grillparzer, Epigrammi

  • #29
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Heiraten heißt das Mögliche t(h)un, einander zum Ekel zu werden.


    (Marrying means doing whatever possible to become repulsed of each other.)”
    Arthur Schopenhauer, The Art of Always Being Right

  • #30
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #31
    Woody Allen
    “God is silent. Now if only man would shut up.”
    Woody Allen



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