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  • #1
    “It's inhuman to take your books away before you know the end.”
    Katherine Rundell, The Wolf Wilder

  • #2
    Betty  Smith
    “The world was hers for the reading.”
    Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • #3
    Patrick Ness
    Stories are important, the monster said. They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth.
    Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

  • #4
    Cornelia Funke
    “Books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

  • #5
    Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #6
    John Green
    “I'm not saying that everything is survivable. Just that everything except the last thing is.”
    John Green, Paper Towns

  • #7
    Georgia O'Keeffe
    “I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.”
    Georgia O'Keeffe

  • #8
    L.M. Montgomery
    “My life is a perfect graveyard of buried hopes.”
    L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

  • #9
    Tina Fey
    “Do your thing and don't care if they like it.”
    Tina Fey, Bossypants

  • #10
    Lemony Snicket
    “Well-read people are less likely to be evil.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope

  • #11
    Robin Sloan
    “Some of them are working hard indeed."
    "What are they doing?"
    "My boy!" he said, eyebrows raised. As if nothing could be more obvious: "They are reading.”
    Robin Sloan, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore

  • #12
    Holly Smale
    “1. You left a multipack of Mars Bars on top of your wardrobe. Can I have one? Dad x

    2. I had three. Hope that's OK. Dad x

    3. I'm just going to have one more. Dad x

    4. Harriet, your Dad's made himself sick on an entire multipack of Mars Bars again. Please don't leave sweets where we can find them. A x”
    Holly Smale, Model Misfit

  • #13
    Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.
    “Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #14
    “If there are as many connections in your brain as there are stars in the universe, why ask for superpowers?”
    Clémentine Beauvais, Sleuth on Skates

  • #15
    John Green
    “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #16
    We read to know we're not alone.
    “We read to know we're not alone.”
    William Nicholson, Shadowlands

  • #17
    Sarah J. Maas
    “Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”
    Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

  • #18
    Rainbow Rowell
    “I'm just really active in the fandom."
    "What the fuck is 'the fandom'?”
    Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

  • #19
    C.S. Lewis
    “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally – and often far more – worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #20
    Betty  Smith
    “And always, there was the magic of learning things.”
    Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

  • #21
    “Stories can start revolutions.”
    Katherine Rundell, The Wolf Wilder

  • #22
    “People say we can't do anything about the way the world is; they say it's set in stone. I say it looks like stone, but it's mostly paint and cardboard.”
    Katherine Rundell, The Wolf Wilder

  • #23
    Madeleine L'Engle
    “You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
    Madeleine L'Engle

  • #24
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #25
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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