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  • #1
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #2
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #3
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #4
    Albert Camus
    “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
    Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
    Walk beside me… just be my friend”
    Albert Camus

  • #5
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #6
    Mark Twain
    “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
    Mark Twain

  • #7
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #8
    “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
    Maurice Switzer

  • #9
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #10
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #11
    Mark Twain
    “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #12
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #13
    Dr. Seuss
    “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #14
    Thomas A. Edison
    “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
    Thomas A. Edison

  • #15
    Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #16
    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

  • #17
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
    I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
    Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

  • #18
    We read to know we're not alone.
    “We read to know we're not alone.”
    William Nicholson, Shadowlands

  • #19
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #20
    Neil Gaiman
    “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
    Neil Gaiman, Coraline

  • #21
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #22
    “For scientific discovery, give me Scott; for speed and efficiency of travel, give me Amundsen; but when you are in a hopeless situation, when you are seeing no way out, get down on your knees and pray for Shackleton”
    Raymond Priestley

  • #23
    Ernest Shackleton
    “Men Wanted: For hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger, safe return doubtful. Honour and recognition in case of success.”
    Ernest Shackleton

  • #24
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Better a good journalist than a poor assassin.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #25
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #26
    “And the only sign of life is the ticking of the pen, introducing characters to memory like old friends.”
    Fish

  • #27
    Budd Schulberg
    “I’d like to be remembered as someone who used their ability as a novelist or as a dramatist to say the things he felt needed to be said about the society while being as entertaining as possible. Because if you don’t entertain, nobody’s listening.”
    Budd Schulberg

  • #29
    Leo Tolstoy
    “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
    Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

  • #30
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #31
    John Waters
    “If you go home with somebody, and they don't have books, don't fuck 'em!”
    John Waters



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