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    Charlotte Brontë
    “I have for the first time found what I can truly love–I have found you. You are my sympathy–my better self–my good angel–I am bound to you with a strong attachment. I think you good, gifted, lovely: a fervent, a solemn passion is conceived in my heart; it leans to you, draws you to my centre and spring of life, wrap my existence about you–and, kindling in pure, powerful flame, fuses you and me in one.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

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    Kate Morton
    “It is a cruel, ironical art, photography. The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after. Photographs force us to see people before their future weighed them down....”
    Kate Morton, The House at Riverton

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    Kate Morton
    “The girl in the mirror caught my eye briefly...It is an uncanny feeling, that rare occasion when one catches a glimpse of oneself in repose. An unguarded moment, stripped of artifice, when one forgets to fool even oneself.”
    Kate Morton, The House at Riverton

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    Kate Morton
    “She's one of the few people able to look beyond the lines on my face to see the twenty-year-old who lives inside.”
    Kate Morton, The House at Riverton

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    It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our
    “It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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    Voltaire
    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
    Voltaire

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    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Happiness consists in getting enough sleep. Just that, nothing more.”
    Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers

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    Thomas Mann
    “Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.”
    Thomas Mann, Death in Venice and Other Tales

  • #9
    Irving Stone
    “There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”
    Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

  • #10
    Stieg Larsson
    “What she had realized was that love was that moment when your heart was about to burst.”
    Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  • #11
    Alexander Pope
    “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.”
    Alexander Pope

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    J.K. Rowling
    “Honestly, if you were any slower, you’d be going backward.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • #13
    Temple Grandin
    “Nature is cruel, but we don't have to be.”
    Temple Grandin



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