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  • #1
    Sarah Dessen
    “Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #2
    Sarah Dessen
    “The fate of your heart is your choice and no one else gets a vote”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #3
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #4
    J.K. Rowling
    “The truth." Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #5
    J.K. Rowling
    “Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • #6
    Richelle Mead
    “You can't force love, I realized. It's there or it isn't. If it's not there, you've got to be able to admit it. If it is there, you've got to do whatever it takes to protect the ones you love.”
    Richelle Mead, Frostbite

  • #7
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

  • #8
    Sarah Dessen
    “Well, it's true that I have been hurt in my life. Quite a bit. But it's also true that I have loved, and been loved. and that carries a weight of its own. A greater weight, in my opinion. It's like that pie chart we talked about earlier. in the end, I'll look back on my life and see that the greatest piece of it was love. The problems, the divorces, the sadness... those will be there too, but just smaller slivers, tiny pieces.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #9
    Sarah Dessen
    “And for one second, it was like I could feel the timing clicking together, finally pieces falling into place.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #10
    Sarah Dessen
    “But I think, personally, that it would be worse to have been alone all that time. Sure, maybe I would have protected my heart from some things, but would that really have been better? To hold myself apart because I was too scared that something might no be forever?”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #11
    Sarah Dessen
    “I know there were no guaratnees. No way of knowing what came next for me, or him, or anything. Some things dont last forever, but some things do. Like a great song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down the corners and peering close, hoping you still see the person you see there . . . That was the thing, you just never knew. Right now, though, I wanted not to think forward or backward, but only to lose myself in the words.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #12
    Anne Frank
    “Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.”
    Anne Frank

  • #13
    Albert Einstein
    “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #14
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

  • #16
    Sarah Dessen
    “There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.”
    Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

  • #17
    Sarah Dessen
    “Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.”
    Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

  • #18
    J.K. Rowling
    “Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #19
    Philip K. Dick
    “It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.”
    Philip K. Dick, VALIS

  • #20
    Robert Fulghum
    “We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
    Robert Fulghum, True Love

  • #21
    Sarah Dessen
    “Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.”
    Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby

  • #22
    Oscar Wilde
    “Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

  • #23
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Diary

  • #24
    Pat Conroy
    “You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.”
    Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides

  • #25
    George Bernard Shaw
    “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #26
    Trisha Yearwood
    “What's meant to be will always find a way”
    Trisha Yearwood

  • #27
    Arundhati Roy
    “To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget.”
    Arundhati Roy, The Cost of Living

  • #28
    George V. Higgins
    “This life’s hard, but it’s harder if you’re stupid.”
    George V. Higgins, The Friends of Eddie Coyle

  • #29
    Stephen King
    “When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, There's just something about you that pisses me off.”
    Stephen King, Storm of the Century: An Original Screenplay

  • #30
    Lemony Snicket
    “Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
    Lemony Snicket

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