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  • #1
    Mitch Albom
    “When you learn how to die, you learn how to live.”
    Mitch Albom, Tuesdays with Morrie

  • #2
    Alan Bennett
    “You don't put your life into your books, you find it there.”
    Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

  • #3
    Alan Bennett
    “Books are not about passing time. They're about other lives. Other worlds. Far from wanting time to pass, one just wishes one had more of it. If one wanted to pass the time one could go to New Zealand.”
    Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

  • #4
    Alan Bennett
    “The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours”
    Alan Bennett, The History Boys: The Film

  • #5
    Alan Bennett
    “What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do.”
    Alan Bennett, The Uncommon Reader

  • #6
    A. Samad Said
    “yang dihajat, tapi tak dapat, adalah nikmat, yang paling padat.”
    A. Samad Said

  • #7
    Bertolt Brecht
    “Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.”
    Bertolt Brecht

  • #8
    Lois Lowry
    “It is very risky. But each time a child opens a book, he pushes open the gate that separates him from Elsewhere.”
    Lois Lowry

  • #9
    Robert Browning
    “Who hears music, feels his solitude
    Peopled at once.”
    Robert Browning, The complete poetical works of Browning

  • #10
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “I wanted my own words. But the ones I use have been dragged through I don't know how many consciences.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre, The Wall

  • #11
    Kim Culbertson
    “People think being alone makes you lonely, but I don't think that's true. Being surrounded by the wrong people is the loneliest thing in the world.”
    Kim Culbertson, The Liberation of Max McTrue

  • #12
    Thornton Wilder
    “I didn't marry you because you were perfect. I didn't even marry you because I loved you. I married you because you gave me a promise. That promise made up for your faults. And the promise I gave you made up for mine. Two imperfect people got married and it was the promise that made the marriage. And when our children were growing up, it wasn't a house that protected them; and it wasn't our love that protected them--it was that promise.”
    Thornton Wilder, The Skin of Our Teeth

  • #13
    Albert Camus
    “Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”
    Albert Camus

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