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  • #1
    Lemony Snicket
    “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #2
    Lemony Snicket
    “People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto

  • #3
    Lemony Snicket
    “I suppose I'll have to add the force of gravity to my list of enemies.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

  • #4
    Lemony Snicket
    “It is one of life's bitterest truths that bedtime so often arrives just when things are really getting interesting.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Grim Grotto

  • #5
    Lemony Snicket
    “Taking one’s chances is like taking a bath, because sometimes you end up feeling comfortable and warm, and sometimes there is something terrible lurking around that you cannot see until it is too late and you can do nothing else but scream and cling to a plastic duck.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #6
    Dr. Seuss
    “I’m glad we had the times together just to laugh and sing a song, seems like we just got started and then before you know it, the times we had together were gone.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #7
    Dr. Seuss
    “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #8
    Dr. Seuss
    “Just tell yourself, Duckie, you're real quite lucky.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #9
    Dr. Seuss
    “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life's realities.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #10
    Dr. Seuss
    “Remember me and smile, for it's better to forget than to remember me and cry.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #11
    Dr. Seuss
    “It is fun to have fun but you have to know how.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #12
    Dr. Seuss
    “Waiting for the fish to bite or waiting for wind to fly a kite. Or waiting around for Friday night or waiting perhaps for their Uncle Jake or a pot to boil or a better break or a string of pearls or a pair of pants or a wig with curls or another chance. Everyone is just waiting.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #13
    Dr. Seuss
    “And when you're alone there's a very good chance
    you'll meet things that scare you right out of your pants
    There are some, down the road between hither and yon,
    that can scare you so much you won't want to go on.”
    Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!

  • #14
    Douglas Adams
    “The story so far:
    In the beginning the Universe was created.
    This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
    Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • #15
    Douglas Adams
    “For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #16
    Douglas Adams
    “There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

    There is another theory which states that this has already happened.”
    Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • #17
    Douglas Adams
    “A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
    Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

  • #18
    Douglas Adams
    “A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #19
    Douglas Adams
    “Would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #20
    Douglas Adams
    “Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #21
    Douglas Adams
    “He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #22
    Douglas Adams
    “Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.”
    Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

  • #23
    Douglas Adams
    “It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.”
    Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

  • #24
    Douglas Adams
    “I've come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
    1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
    2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
    3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #25
    Douglas Adams
    “He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.”
    Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

  • #26
    Douglas Adams
    “One of the things Ford Prefect had always found hardest to understand about humans was their habit of continually stating and repeating the very very obvious.”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #27
    Douglas Adams
    “There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think you might learn to like in the fullness of time, and some that you simply want to push away from you with a sharp stick.”
    Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • #28
    Douglas Adams
    “We can't win against obsession. They care, we don't. They win.”
    Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe and Everything

  • #29
    Douglas Adams
    “Did I do anything wrong today," he said, "or has the world always been like this and I've been too wrapped up in myself to notice?”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #30
    Douglas Adams
    “There's always a moment when you start to fall out of love, whether it's with a person or an idea or a cause, even if it's one you only narrate to yourself years after the event: a tiny thing, a wrong word, a false note, which means that things can never be quite the same again.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt



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