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  • #1
    Allen Ginsberg
    “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of the night.”
    Allen Ginsberg

  • #2
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #3
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #4
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #5
    Oscar Wilde
    “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #6
    Oscar Wilde
    “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #7
    Oscar Wilde
    “The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #10
    Oscar Wilde
    “I think God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #12
    Oscar Wilde
    “You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray
    tags: sin

  • #13
    Oscar Wilde
    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #14
    Oscar Wilde
    “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

  • #17
    Jack Kerouac
    “One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #18
    “Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
    Rob Siltanen

  • #19
    Sarah Dessen
    “It's just that...I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is.”
    Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

  • #20
    Neal Shusterman
    “Sure, I can talk like you, but I choose not to, It's like an art, you know? Picasso had to prove to the world he could paint the right way, before he goes putting both eyes on the side of a face... See if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist...You can take that to the grave and dig it up when you need it.”
    Neal Shusterman, Unwind

  • #21
    Neal Shusterman
    “They were the screams of riders torn apart by the twisted reflections of their own inner selves.”
    Neal Shusterman, Full Tilt

  • #22
    Neal Shusterman
    “In this world, there is a fine line between enlightenment and brain damage.”
    Neal Shusterman, Antsy Does Time

  • #23
    Neal Shusterman
    “In a perfect world everything would be either black or white, right or wrong, and everyone would know the difference. But this isn't a perfect world. The problem is people who think it is.”
    Neal Shusterman, Unwind

  • #24
    James Patterson
    “Did you know that wasn’t me, the other Max?” I asked.
    “Yeah.”
    “When?”
    “Right away.”
    “How?” I persisted. “We look identical. She even had identical scars and scratches. She was wearing my clothes. How could you tell us apart?”
    He turned to me and grinned, making my world brighter. “She offered to cook breakfast.”
    James Patterson, School's Out—Forever

  • #25
    James Patterson
    “Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely.
    Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha.”
    James Patterson

  • #26
    James Patterson
    “Man, you weigh a freaking ton," he told me. "What've you been eating, rocks?"
    "Why, is your head missing some?" I croaked. His mouth almost quirked in a smile, and that's when I knew how upset he'd been”
    James Patterson, The Angel Experiment

  • #27
    James Patterson
    “Max, you're the last of the hybrids who still has...a soul.' ... 'She doesn't have soul,' Gazzy scoffed. 'Have you ever seen her dance?”
    James Patterson, Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

  • #28
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Youth is wasted on the young.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #29
    Oscar Wilde
    “Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #30
    Oscar Wilde
    “In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.”
    Oscar Wilde



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