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  • #1
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you remember me, then I don't care if everyone else forgets.”
    Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

  • #2
    Amélie Nothomb
    “Il y a des beautés qui sautent aux yeux et d'autres qui sont écrites en hyéroglyphes: on met du temps à déchiffrer leur splendeur mais, quand elle est apparue, elle est plus belle que la beauté.”
    Amélie Nothomb

  • #3
    Stephen King
    “Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.”
    Stephen King

  • #4
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #5
    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

  • #6
    Mahmoud Darwish-محمود درويش
    “القهوة لا تُشرب على عجل، القهوةٌ أخت الوقت تُحْتَسى على مهل، القهوة صوت المذاق، صوت الرائحة، القهوة تأمّل وتغلغل في النفس وفي الذكريات”
    Mahmoud Darwish-محمود درويش, ذاكرة للنسيان

  • #7
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #8
    Anna Deavere Smith
    “Each person has a literature inside them.”
    Anna Deavere Smith

  • #9
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #10
    Anthony Powell
    “I get a warm feeling among my books.”
    Anthony Powell

  • #11
    John Green
    “Books are the ultimate Dumpees: put them down and they’ll wait for you forever; pay attention to them and they always love you back.”
    John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

  • #12
    Haruki Murakami
    “Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”
    Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

  • #13
    We accept the love we think we deserve.
    “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being A Wallflower

  • #14
    Isaac Asimov
    “Any planet is 'Earth' to those that live on it.”
    Isaac Asimov, Pebble in the Sky

  • #15
    Albert Camus
    “When I look at my life and its secret colours, I feel like bursting into tears.”
    Albert Camus, A Happy Death

  • #16
    Umberto Eco
    “We live for books.”
    Umberto Eco

  • #17
    Elizabeth Strout
    “I suspect the most we can hope for, and it's no small hope, is that we never give up, that we never stop giving ourselves permission to try to love and receive love.”
    Elizabeth Strout, Abide with Me

  • #18
    Nicholson Baker
    “I woke up thinking a very pleasant thought. There is lots left in the world to read.”
    Nicholson Baker, The Anthologist

  • #19
    Stephen Hawking
    “We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.”
    Stephen Hawking

  • #20
    Haruki Murakami
    “Whatever it is you're seeking won't come in the form you're expecting.”
    Haruki Murakami

  • #21
    Susan Sontag
    “Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.”
    Susan Sontag

  • #22
    Federico Fellini
    “All art is autobiographical; the pearl is the oyster's autobiography.”
    Federico Fellini

  • #23
    Ellen DeGeneres
    “Accept who you are. Unless you're a serial killer.”
    Ellen DeGeneres, Seriously... I'm Kidding

  • #24
    Paul Auster
    “Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.”
    Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

  • #25
    Mary Leakey
    “Basically, I have been compelled by curiosity.”
    Mary Leakey

  • #26
    Abdellatif Laâbi
    “je suis devenue comme une vache, répétait-elle.Ô ma petite mère, pourquoi ne m'as-tu pas fait naître homme? au moins avec sa queue, l'homme n'a pas ce genre de soucis”
    Abdellatif Laâbi, Le Fond De La Jarre: Roman

  • #27
    Michel de Montaigne
    “The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. ”
    Michel de Montaigne

  • #28
    Ira Glass
    “We live in a world where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing.”
    Ira Glass

  • #29
    Ben Okri
    “Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”
    Ben Okri

  • #30
    Markus Zusak
    “I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn't already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race-that rarely do I ever simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

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