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  • #1
    Mary Wollstonecraft
    “The beginning is always today.”
    Mary Wollstonecraft

  • #2
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #3
    D.H. Lawrence
    “Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.”
    D.H. Lawrence

  • #4
    Walter Cronkite
    “Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation.”
    Walter Cronkite

  • #5
    Benjamin Franklin
    “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
    Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin

  • #6
    D.H. Lawrence
    “A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
    D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • #7
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “A bird in the hand loses its mystery in no time flat.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, Prodigal Summer

  • #8
    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: Bitter Truths You Can't Avoid

  • #9
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #10
    D.H. Lawrence
    “I love trying things and discovering how I hate them.”
    D.H. Lawrence

  • #11
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
    Edgar Allan Poe, Eleonora

  • #12
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “The loudest sound on earth, she thought, is a man with nothing to do.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, Prodigal Summer

  • #13
    Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
    “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #14
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #15
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “Sugar, it's no parade but you'll get down the street one way or another, so you'd just as well throw your shoulders back and pick up the pace.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

  • #16
    Ann Patchett
    “Never be so focused on what you're looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.”
    Ann Patchett, State of Wonder

  • #17
    Bertolt Brecht
    “Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.”
    Bertolt Brecht

  • #18
    Richard Wilbur
    “What is the opposite of two?
    A lonely me, a lonely you.”
    Richard Wilbur, Opposites, More Opposites, and a Few Differences

  • #19
    Lemony Snicket
    “If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window

  • #20
    E.M. Forster
    “I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet gone ourselves.”
    E.M. Forster

  • #21
    Philip Pullman
    “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”
    Philip Pullman

  • #22
    Ovid
    “Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.”
    Ovid, Heroides

  • #23
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #24
    Maxim Gorky
    “Happiness always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.”
    Maxim Gorky, The Lower Depths and Other Plays

  • #25
    Peter S. Beagle
    “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.”
    Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn

  • #26
    Julia Child
    “A party without cake is just a meeting”
    Julia Child

  • #27
    Thornton Wilder
    “Oh, earth, you're too wonderful for anybody to realize you.”
    Thornton Wilder, Our Town

  • #28
    Steve Jobs
    “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.”
    Steve Jobs



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