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  • #1
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #2
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #3
    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

  • #4
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #5
    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

  • #6
    Louis L'Amour
    “For one who reads, there is no limit to the number of lives that may be lived, for fiction, biography, and history offer an inexhaustible number of lives in many parts of the world, in all periods of time.”
    Louis L'Amour

  • #7
    Jane Austen
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #8
    Jane Austen
    “When I fall in love, it will be forever.”
    Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility: The Screenplay

  • #9
    Jane Austen
    “If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.”
    Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility
    tags: love

  • #10
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I have little left in myself -- I must have you. The world may laugh -- may call me absurd, selfish -- but it does not signify. My very soul demands you: it will be satisfied, or it will take deadly vengeance on its frame.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #11
    Plato
    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    Plato

  • #12
    Robert Frost
    “Freedom lies in being bold.”
    Robert Frost

  • #13
    Oscar Levant
    “There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.”
    Oscar Levant

  • #14
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #15
    Steve Martin
    “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
    Steve Martin

  • #16
    Shelby Foote
    “A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.”
    Shelby Foote

  • #17
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #18
    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

  • #19
    Charles J. Sykes
    “Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.”
    Charles J. Sykes, Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write or Add

  • #20
    Suzanne Collins
    “Remember, we're madly in love, so it's all right to kiss me anytime you feel like it.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #21
    Laurie Halse Anderson
    “THE FIRST TEN LIES THEY TELL YOU IN HIGH SCHOOL

    1. We are here to help you.
    2. You will have time to get to your class before the bell rings.
    3. The dress code will be enforced.
    4. No smoking is allowed on school grounds.
    5. Our football team will win the championship this year.
    6. We expect more of you here.
    7. Guidance counselors are always available to listen.
    8. Your schedule was created with you in mind.
    9. Your locker combination is private.
    10. These will be the years you look back on fondly.

    TEN MORE LIES THEY TELL YOU IN HIGH SCHOOL

    1. You will use algebra in your adult lives.
    2. Driving to school is a privilege that can be taken away.
    3. Students must stay on campus during lunch.
    4. The new text books will arrive any day now.
    5. Colleges care more about you than your SAT scores.
    6. We are enforcing the dress code.
    7. We will figure out how to turn off the heat soon.
    8. Our bus drivers are highly trained professionals.
    9. There is nothing wrong with summer school.
    10. We want to hear what you have to say.”
    Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

  • #22
    Albert Einstein
    “Never memorize something that you can look up.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #23
    Lemony Snicket
    “If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #24
    Terry Pratchett
    “Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you.”
    Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

  • #25
    Rudyard Kipling
    “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.”
    Rudyard Kipling

  • #26
    Mortimer J. Adler
    “In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.”
    Mortimer J. Adler

  • #27
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
    “Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind.”
    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

  • #28
    Alexander Gordon Smith
    “Trust me-that toilet and me were best friends for the first few days I was here.”
    Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown
    tags: humor

  • #29
    Alexander Gordon Smith
    “Let me know if you're going to do something stupid, kid, 'cause I'll ditch you like that.”
    Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

  • #30
    Richard Castle
    “There are two kinds of folks who sit around thinking about how to kill people: psychopaths and mystery writers.”
    Richard Castle



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