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  • #1
    Dan Gutman
    “Do stupid stuff and even stupider suff will happen to you.”
    Dan Gutman


  • #2
    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


  • #3
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa


  • #4
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero


  • #5
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges


  • #6
    Cornelia Funke
    “Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly. ”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #7
    Cornelia Funke
    “Because fear kills everything," Mo had once told her. "Your mind, your heart, your imagination.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #8
    Cornelia Funke
    “You know a great many things in dreams, often despite the evidence of your eyes. You just know them.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #9
    Francis Bacon
    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
    Francis Bacon


  • #10
    Cornelia Funke
    “Books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #11
    Cornelia Funke
    “If you take a book with you on a journey," Mo had said when he put the first one in her box, "an odd thing happens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be back where you first read it. It will all come into your mind with the very first words: the sights you saw in that place, what it smelled like, the ice cream you ate while you were reading it... yes, books are like flypaper—memories cling to the printed page better than anything else.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #12
    Cornelia Funke
    “So what? All writers are lunatics!”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkspell


  • #13
    Cornelia Funke
    “This book taught me, once and for all, how easily you can escape this world with the help of words! You can find friends between the pages of a book, wonderful friends.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkspell


  • #14
    Cornelia Funke
    “The books in Mo and Meggie's house were stacked under tables, on chairs, in the corners of the rooms. There where books in the kitchen and books in the lavatory. Books on the TV set and in the closet, small piles of books, tall piles of books, books thick and thin, books old and new. They welcomed Meggie down to breakfast with invitingly opened pages; they kept boredom at bay when the weather was bad. And sometimes you fall over them.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #15
    Cornelia Funke
    “Sometimes it's a good thing we don't remember things half as well as books do.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #16
    Cornelia Funke
    “There was another reason [she] took her books whenever they went away. They were her home when she was somewhere strange. They were familiar voices, friends that never quarreled with her, clever, powerful friends -- daring and knowledgeable, tried and tested adventurers who had traveled far and wide. Her books cheered her up when she was sad and kept her from being bored.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #17
    Cornelia Funke
    “Mo could paint pictures in the empty air with his voice alone.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #18
    Cornelia Funke
    “Her curiosity was too much for her. She felt almost as if she could hear the books whispering on the other side of the half-open door. They were promising her a thousand unknown stories, a thousand doors into worlds she had never seen before.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #19
    Cornelia Funke
    “Perhaps there's another, much larger story behind the printed one, a story that changes just as our own world does. And the letters on the page tell us only as much as we'd see peering through a keyhole. Perhaps the story in the book is just the lid on a pan: It always stays the same, but underneath there's a whole world that goes on - developing and changing like our own world.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #20
    Cornelia Funke
    “My children were all made from paper and printer's ink...”
    Cornelia Funke


  • #21
    Cornelia Funke
    “What on earth have you packed in here? Bricks?" asked Mo as he carried Meggie's book-box out of the house.
    You're the one who says books have to be heavy because the whole world's inside them," said Meggie.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #22
    Cornelia Funke
    “Writing stories is a kind of magic, too.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart


  • #23
    Cornelia Funke
    “He put his hands on her shoulders and kissed her full on the mouth. His skin was wet with rain. When she didn't pull away, he took her face between his hands and kissed her again, on her forehead, on her nose, on her mouth once more. "You will come, won't you? Promisse!" he whispered.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkspell


  • #24
    J.M. Barrie
    “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #25
    J.M. Barrie
    “To die would be an awfully big adventure.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #26
    J.M. Barrie
    “Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #27
    J.M. Barrie
    “Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if you will sacrifice everything else for it.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #28
    J.M. Barrie
    “When the first baby laughed for the first time, its laugh broke into a thousand pieces, and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #29
    J.M. Barrie
    “Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. ”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • #30
    J.M. Barrie
    “Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”
    J.M. Barrie




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