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  • #1
    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

  • #2
    Margaret Mitchell
    “I'll think of it tomorrow, at Tara. I can stand it then. Tomorrow, I'll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #3
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #4
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Never pass up new experiences [Scarlett], They enrich the mind." - Rhett Butler”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #5
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Death, taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #6
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Hardships make or break people.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #7
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Scarlett, always save something to fear—even as you save something to love.”
    Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

  • #8
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #9
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “Time is priceless, but it’s Free. You can't own it, you can use it. You can spend it. But you can't keep it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #10
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “I'm sorry. I didn't know you were coming or I'd have cleaned up a little more. My life, I mean, not just the apartment.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #11
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “Sleep is my lover now, my forgetting, my opiate, my oblivion.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #12
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “The compelling thing about making art - or making anything, I suppose - is the moment when the vaporous, insubstantial idea becomes a solid there, a thing, a substance in a world of substances.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #13
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #14
    Audrey Niffenegger
    “Of course.. some people, me included, believe that punk is just the most recent manifestation of this, this spirit, this feeling, you know, that things aren't right and that in fact things are so wrong that the only thing we can do is to say Fuck It, over and over again, really loud, until someone stops us.”
    Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

  • #15
    George Orwell
    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
    George Orwell, Animal Farm

  • #16
    George Orwell
    “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.”
    George Orwell, Animal Farm

  • #17
    George Orwell
    “Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.”
    George Orwell, Animal Farm

  • #18
    Arthur Golden
    “At the temple there is a poem called "Loss" carved into the stone. It has three words, but the poet has scratched them out. You cannot read loss, only feel it.”
    Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

  • #19
    Arthur Golden
    “The heart dies a slow death, shedding each hope like leaves until one day there are none. No hopes. Nothing remains.”
    Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

  • #20
    Arthur Golden
    “Watch for the thing that will show itself to you. Because that thing, when you find it, will be your future.”
    Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

  • #21
    Arthur Golden
    “Water is powerful. It can wash away earth, put out fire, and even destroy iron.”
    Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

  • #22
    Shel Silverstein
    “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
    Shel Silverstein

  • #23
    Shel Silverstein
    “How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.”
    Shel Silverstein

  • #24
    Shel Silverstein
    “If you are a dreamer come in
    If you are a dreamer a wisher a liar
    A hoper a pray-er a magic-bean-buyer
    If youre a pretender com sit by my fire
    For we have some flax golden tales to spin
    Come in!
    Come in!”
    Shel Silverstein

  • #25
    Emily Brontë
    “Catherine Earnshaw, may you not rest as long as I am living. You said I killed you--haunt me then. The murdered do haunt their murderers. I believe--I know that ghosts have wandered the earth. Be with me always--take any form--drive me mad. Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! It is unutterable! I cannot live without my life! I cannot live without my soul!”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #26
    Emily Brontë
    “Heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out into the middle of the heath on the top of Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy.”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #27
    Emily Brontë
    “He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine.”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #28
    “All I care about in this goddamn life are me, my drums, and you.”
    John Hughes

  • #29
    Emily Brontë
    “I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #30
    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



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