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  • #1
    Stieg Larsson
    “Don’t ever fight with Lisbeth Salander. Her attitude towards the rest of the world is that if someone threatens her with a gun, she’ll get a bigger gun.”
    Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Played with Fire

  • #2
    Brian K. Vaughan
    “Rock beats scissors, bitch.”
    Brian K. Vaughan, Y: The Last Man, Vol. 5: Ring of Truth

  • #3
    Christopher Moore
    “Stephenie Meyer: Her vampires are sparkly, which I think we can all agree is wrong.”
    Christopher Moore

  • #4
    Christopher Moore
    “Charlie noted that more and more lately, he had a hard time resisting the urge to fuck with people, especially when they insisted upon behaving like idiots.”
    Christopher Moore, A Dirty Job

  • #5
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #6
    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

  • #7
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.”
    Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia

  • #8
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence– whether much that is glorious– whether all that is profound– does not spring from disease of thought– from moods of mind exalted at the expense of the general intellect.”
    Edgar Allan Poe, Complete Tales and Poems

  • #9
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #10
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #11
    Stephen King
    “If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
    Stephen King

  • #12
    Stephen King
    “Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.”
    Stephen King

  • #13
    Stephen King
    “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #14
    Stephen King
    “I think that we're all mentally ill. Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better - and maybe not all that much better after all.”
    Stephen King

  • #15
    Stephen King
    “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”
    Stephen King

  • #16
    Stephen King
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #17
    Stephen King
    “Alone. Yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.”
    Stephen King

  • #18
    Stephen King
    “Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #19
    Stephen King
    “Life isn't a support system for art. It's the other way around.”
    Stephen King

  • #20
    Stephen King
    “I write to find out what I think.”
    Stephen King

  • #21
    Pablo Picasso
    “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
    Pablo Picasso

  • #22
    Pablo Picasso
    “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
    Pablo Picasso
    tags: art

  • #23
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #24
    Jeanette Winterson
    “Book collecting is an obsession, an occupation, a disease, an addiction, a fascination, an absurdity, a fate. It is not a hobby. Those who do it must do it. Those who do not do it, think of it as a cousin of stamp collecting, a sister of the trophy cabinet, bastard of a sound bank account and a weak mind.”
    Jeanette Winterson

  • #25
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #26
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #27
    William Shakespeare
    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #28
    Jeanette Winterson
    “As your lover describes you, so you are.”
    Jeanette Winterson, Sexing the Cherry

  • #29
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #30
    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



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