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  • #1
    Walter Bagehot
    “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”
    Walter Bagehot

  • #2
    Hans Christian Andersen
    “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.”
    Hans Christian Andersen

  • #3
    Dr. Seuss
    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
    Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

  • #4
    Dr. Seuss
    “If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #5
    Bette Midler
    “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”
    Bette Midler

  • #6
    Maria V. Snyder
    “But you've slipped under my skin, invaded my blood and seized my heart.”
    Maria V. Snyder, Poison Study

  • #7
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #8
    Kristin Cashore
    “Great! He has indigestion, so let's torture him with cake.”
    Kristin Cashore, Fire
    tags: fire

  • #9
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #10
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #11
    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

  • #12
    Terry Pratchett
    “The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
    Terry Pratchett, Diggers

  • #13
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #14
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #15
    Herbert Bayard Swope
    “I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”
    Herbert Bayard Swope

  • #16
    “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”
    Linda Grayson

  • #17
    James A. Michener
    “I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.”
    James A. Michener

  • #18
    Martha Washington
    “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.”
    Martha Washington

  • #19
    Lisa Mantchev
    “She's under duress," Peaseblossom said.
    "I don't care if she's under duress, over it, or alongside it," Moth said. "Nothing in this world supersedes cake.”
    Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars

  • #20
    Lisa Mantchev
    “Could we wear spandex and blow things up?”
    Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars

  • #21
    C.S. Lewis
    “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.”
    C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader"

  • #22
    C.S. Lewis
    “Now the trouble about trying to make yourself stupider than you really are is that you very often succeed.”
    C.S. Lewis, The Magician's Nephew

  • #23
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Never laugh at live dragons.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #24
    Libba Bray
    “People have a habit of inventing fictions they will believe wholeheartedly in order to ignore the truth they cannot accept.”
    Libba Bray, The Sweet Far Thing

  • #25
    Jane Austen
    “Nothing ever fatigues me, but doing what I do not like.”
    Jane Austen

  • #26
    Alex Flinn
    “Of course, maybe I'd end up like one of those crazy old people with, like, sixty cats. And one day, the neighbors would complain about the smell, and it would turn out I'd died and the cats had eaten me.

    Still, it might be nice to have a cat.”
    Alex Flinn
    tags: cats

  • #27
    Jane Austen
    “I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there may often be a great deal more suffered than a stander-by can judge of.”
    Jane Austen

  • #28
    Jane Austen
    “But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey: a play in two acts, based upon the novel

  • #29
    “How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful.”
    Evans G. Valens, The Other Side of the Mountain: The Story of Jill Kinmont

  • #30
    A.A. Milne
    “Some people care too much. I think it's called love.”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh



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