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  • #1
    Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
    “She would defend herself, saying that love, no matter what else it might be, was a natural talent. She would say: You are either born knowing how, or you never know.”
    Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

  • #2
    It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our
    “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • #3
    Fred Rogers
    “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”
    Fred Rogers

  • #4
    Kendare Blake
    “I think of her again. Anna. Anna Dressed in Blood. I wonder what tricks she'll try. I wonder if she'll be clever. Will she float? Will she laugh or scream?
    How will she try to kill me?”
    Kendare Blake, Anna Dressed in Blood

  • #5
    Libba Bray
    “Some mornings, she’d wake and vow, Today, I will get it right. I won’t be such an awful mess of a girl. I won’t lose my temper or make unkind remarks. I won’t go too far with a joke and feel the room go quiet with disapproval. I’ll be good and kind and sensible and patient. The sort everyone loves. But by evening, her good intentions would have unraveled. She’d say the wrong thing or talk a little too loudly. She’d take a dare she shouldn’t, just to be noticed. Perhaps Mabel was right, and she was selfish. But what was the point of living so quietly you made no noise at all? “Oh, Evie, you’re too much,” people said, and it wasn’t complimentary. Yes, she was too much. She felt like too much inside all the time. So why wasn’t she ever enough?”
    Libba Bray, The Diviners

  • #6
    Suzanne Collins
    “You're still trying to protect me. Real or not real," he whispers.
    "Real," I answer. "Because that's what you and I do, protect each other.”
    Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

  • #7
    Libba Bray
    “Really, being a librarian is a much more dangerous job than you realize.”
    Libba Bray, Beauty Queens

  • #8
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “To a dream, perhaps a nightmare was simply an unpleasant acquaintance rather than anything uncanny.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven King

  • #9
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “He had not known that he could love, not really. Gansey and he had fought about it, once--Gansey had said with disgust, 'Stop saying privilege. Love isn't privilege.' But Gansey had always had love, had always been capable of love. Now that Adam had discovered this feeling in himself, he was more certain than ever that he was right. Need was Adam's baseline, his resting pulse. Love was a privilege. Adam was privileged; he did not want to give it up. He wanted to remember again and again how it felt.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven King



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