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  • #1
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #4
    C.S. Lewis
    “It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #5
    David Sedaris
    “If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.”
    David Sedaris, Barrel Fever

  • #6
    Laura Whitcomb
    “Books are boring," James said as he wrote.

    "They line the walls like a thousand leather doorways to be opened into worlds unknown," I offered.”
    Laura Whitcomb, A Certain Slant of Light
    tags: books

  • #7
    Stephen King
    “Sometimes dead is better”
    Stephen King, Pet Sematary

  • #8
    Janet Evanovich
    “Is that a bulletproof vest? See, now that's so insulting. That's like saying I'm not smart enough to shoot you in the head."
    Eddie DeChooch”
    Janet Evanovich, Seven Up

  • #9
    “Do not stand at my grave and weep;
    I am not there. I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there. I did not die.”
    Mary Elizabeth Frye

  • #10
    Markus Zusak
    “Sometimes you read a book so special that you want to carry it around with you for months after you've finished just to stay near it.”
    Markus Zusak

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

  • #12
    Groucho Marx
    “I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #13
    Margaret Fuller
    “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.”
    Margaret Fuller

  • #14
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #15
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #17
    Christopher Moore
    “Stephenie Meyer: Her vampires are sparkly, which I think we can all agree is wrong.”
    Christopher Moore

  • #18
    Jasper Fforde
    “Mücken haben die blaue Ziege gestochen.”
    Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair

  • #19
    Rachel Vincent
    “The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.”
    Rachel Vincent, My Soul to Save

  • #20
    Diana Peterfreund
    “Amazing how being bathed in arterial blood can wash out any lingering romantic disappointments.”
    Diana Peterfreund, Rampant

  • #21
    Cornelia Funke
    “Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly. ”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

  • #22
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #23
    Ambrose Bierce
    “The covers of this book are too far apart.”
    Ambrose Bierce

  • #24
    Cody McFadyen
    “Kauf nie ein Buch um der Bewunderung anderer wegen.”
    Cody McFadyen, The Face of Death
    tags: books

  • #25
    Marilyn Monroe
    “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #26
    Sebastian Fitzek
    “Viele seiner kriminellen Bekannten [...] verlachten Depressionen als Weiberkrankheiten, Wohlstandswehwehchen, die nur Schwule und Frauen bekamen. Er beneidete sie darum, dass sie die Wahrheit nicht kannten.
    Eine echte Depression war wie ein Schwamm, den man unter der Brust trägt, der sich mit rußgeschwärzten Gedanken vollsaugt und immer schwerer wird bis man sein Gewicht körperlich spürt. Zuerst beim Atmen und Schlucken, später lähmt er jede Bewegung bis es sogar unmöglich wird die Bettdecke vom Kopf zurückzuziehen.”
    Sebastian Fitzek, Splitter

  • #27
    Charlotte Brontë
    “Good-night, my-" He stopped, bit his lip, and abruptly left me.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #28
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #29
    John Green
    “Some people have lives; some people have music.”
    John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

  • #30
    David Levithan
    “i do not say 'good-bye.' i believe that's one of the bullshittiest words ever invented. it's not like you're given the choice to say 'bad-bye' or 'awful-bye' or 'couldn't-care-less-about-you-bye.' every time you leave, it's supposed to be a good one. well, i don't believe in that. i believe against that.”
    David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson



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