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  • #1
    Charles M. Schulz
    “How is the birdhouse coming along, Charlie Brown?"
    "Well, I'm a lousy carpenter, I can't nail straight, I can't saw straight and I always split the wood... I'm nervous, I lack confidence, I'm stupid, I have poor taste and absolutely no sense of design... So, all things considered, it's coming along okay!”
    Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

  • #2
    Lloyd Alexander
    “Forgive me....I called you an idiot. I spoke too hastily. You are not. Had I given it more thought, I would have called you a scoundrel.”
    Lloyd Alexander, Westmark

  • #3
    Stephen R. Lawhead
    “Humility, if it comes at all, almost always comes too late.”
    Stephen R. Lawhead, Merlin

  • #4
    Groucho Marx
    “Policeman: "A hermit eh? Then why's your table set for four?"

    Groucho: "That's nothing. My alarm clock is set for eight.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #5
    Marilyn Monroe
    “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #6
    Steven Wright
    “I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, 'Where’s the self-help section?' She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.”
    Steven Wright

  • #7
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “It had flaws, but what does that matter when it comes to matters of the heart? We love what we love. Reason does not enter into it. In many ways, unwise love is the truest love. Anyone can love a thing because. That's as easy as putting a penny in your pocket. But to love something despite. To know the flaws and love them too. That is rare and pure and perfect.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

  • #8
    Patricia C. Wrede
    “Well,” said the frog, “what are you going to do about it?”

    “Marrying Therandil? I don’t know. I’ve tried talking to my parents, but they won’t listen, and neither will Therandil.”

    “I didn’t ask what you’d said about it,” the frog snapped. “I asked what you’re going to do. Nine times out of ten, talking is a way of avoiding doing things.”
    Patricia C. Wrede, Dealing with Dragons

  • #9
    Peter Ustinov
    “Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious”
    Peter Ustinov

  • #10
    Louis L'Amour
    “Knowledge was not meant to be locked behind doors. It breathes best in the open air where all men can inhale its essence.”
    Louis L'Amour, The Haunted Mesa

  • #11
    Robert Benchley
    “The free-lance writer is one who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.”
    Robert Benchley

  • #12
    Oliver Goldsmith
    “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
    Oliver Goldsmith, The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher, Residing in London, to His Friends in the Country, by Dr. Goldsmith

  • #13
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Linus: What would you say you want most out of life, Charlie Brown? To be happy?
    CB: Oh, no. I don't expect that. I really don't. I just don't want to be unhappy! ”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #14
    Abraham Lincoln
    “I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #15
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Fairy tale does not deny the existence of sorrow and failure: the possibility of these is necessary to the joy of deliverance. It denies (in the face of much evidence, if you will) universal final defeat...giving a fleeting glimpse of Joy; Joy beyond the walls of the world, poignant as grief.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #16
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #17
    Diana Wynne Jones
    “A garden should be natural-seeming, with wild sections, including a large area of bluebells.”
    Diana Wynne Jones, Castle in the Air

  • #18
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon.”
    Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown's Little Book of Wisdom

  • #19
    Stephen R. Lawhead
    “Perhaps it is how we are made; perhaps words of truth reach us best through the heart, and stories and songs are the language of the heart”
    Stephen R. Lawhead, Merlin

  • #20
    Alfred Hitchcock
    “What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.”
    Alfred Hitchcock

  • #21
    Stephen R. Lawhead
    “If thou wouldst seek justice, thyself must be just. ”
    Stephen R. Lawhead, Hood

  • #22
    Maria V. Snyder
    “He pulled my arm out to expose my bracelet. "When I carved this, my thoughts were on you, love. Your life is like this snake's coils. No matter how many turns it makes, you'll end up back where you belong. With me." His sapphire eyes held a promise. - Valek”
    Maria V. Snyder, Magic Study

  • #23
    Louis L'Amour
    “Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.”
    Louis L'Amour

  • #24
    “Give me neither poverty nor riches but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, "Who is the Lord?" Or I may become poor and steal and so dishonor the name of my God.”
    Anonymous, Holy Bible: New International Version

  • #25
    George Orwell
    “Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout with some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.”
    George Orwell

  • #26
    Jimi Hendrix
    “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
    Jimi Hendrix

  • #27
    C.S. Lewis
    “We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.”
    C.S. Lewis
    tags: god

  • #28
    Stephen R. Lawhead
    “To see evil and call it good, mocks God. Worse, it makes goodness meaningless. A word without meaning is an abomination, for when the word passes beyond understanding the very thing the word stands for passes out of the world and cannot be recalled.”
    Stephen R. Lawhead, Arthur

  • #29
    Abraham Lincoln
    “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #30
    Benjamin Disraeli
    “There are three types of lies -- lies, damn lies, and statistics.”
    Benjamin Disraeli



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