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  • #1
    Christopher Paolini
    “Without fear there cannot be courage.”
    Christopher Paolini

  • #2
    Harper Lee
    “Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t do one thing but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #3
    Neil Gaiman
    “She says nothing at all, but simply stares upward into the dark sky and watches, with sad eyes, the slow dance of the infinite stars.”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #4
    Neil Gaiman
    “Tristan and Yvaine were happy together. Not forever-after, for Time, the thief, eventually takes all things into his dusty storehouse, but they were happy, as these things go, for a long while”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #5
    Harper Lee
    “There are some men in this world who are born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father's one of them.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #6
    Neil Gaiman
    “He wondered how it could have taken him so long to realize he cared for her, and he told her so, and she called him an idiot, and he declared that it was the finest thing that ever a man had been called.”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #7
    Amy Tan
    “And for all those years, we never talked about the disaster at the recital or my terrible accusations afterward at the piano bench. All that remained unchecked, like a betrayal that was now unbreakable. So I never found a way to ask her why she had hoped something so large that failure was inevitable. And even worse, I never asked her what frightened me the most: Why had she given up hope?”
    Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club

  • #8
    Neil Gaiman
    “There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart’s Desire.”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #9
    Amy Tan
    “Isn't hate merely the result of wounded love?”
    Amy Tan, The Joy Luck Club
    tags: love

  • #10
    Neil Gaiman
    “The only ones who ever come here from your lands are the minstrels, and the lovers, and the mad. And you don't look like much of a minstrel, and you're— pardon me for saying so lad, but it's true— ordinary as cheese crumbs. So it's love if you ask me.”
    Neil Gaiman, Stardust

  • #11
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #12
    Christopher Paolini
    “Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.”
    Christopher Paolini, Eragon

  • #13
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #14
    Christopher Paolini
    “Find peace in where and what you are.”
    Christopher Paolini

  • #15
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #16
    Christopher Paolini
    “The greatest enemy is one that has nothing to lose.”
    Christopher Paolini, Eragon

  • #17
    Dr. Seuss
    “You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #18
    Orson Scott Card
    “If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #19
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #20
    Orson Scott Card
    “In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them.... I destroy them.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #21
    Orson Scott Card
    “I don't care if I pass your test, I don't care if I follow your rules. If you can cheat, so can I. I won't let you beat me unfairly - I'll beat you unfairly first.
    - Ender ”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #22
    Orson Scott Card
    “Because never in my entire childhood did I feel like a child. I felt like a person all along―the same person that I am today.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #23
    Orson Scott Card
    “Sometimes lies were more dependable than the truth.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #24
    Orson Scott Card
    “Human beings are free except when humanity needs them. Maybe humanity needs you. To do something. Maybe humanity needs me—to find out what you're good for. We might both do despicable things, Ender, but if humankind survives, then we were good tools.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #25
    Orson Scott Card
    “Ender Wiggin isn't a killer. He just wins—thoroughly.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #26
    Harper Lee
    “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #27
    Harper Lee
    “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
    - Atticus Finch”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #28
    Harper Lee
    “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #29
    Harper Lee
    “Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)... There are just some kind of men who - who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #30
    Harper Lee
    “So it took an eight-year-old child to bring 'em to their senses.... That proves something - that a gang of wild animals can be stopped, simply because they're still human. Hmp, maybe we need a police force of children. ~To Kill a Mockingbird, Chapter 16, spoken by the character Atticus”
    Harper Lee



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