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  • #1
    Anne Rice
    “None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.”
    Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

  • #2
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #3
    J.K. Rowling
    “Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
    "After all this time?"
    "Always," said Snape.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #4
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #5
    George R.R. Martin
    “A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #6
    George R.R. Martin
    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

  • #7
    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

  • #8
    Rainer Maria Rilke
    “Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.”
    Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

  • #9
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
    "So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #10
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

  • #11
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #12
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #13
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #14
    J.K. Rowling
    “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #15
    J.K. Rowling
    “Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here. ”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #16
    J.K. Rowling
    “As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
    I wish you all very good lives.”
    J.K. Rowling

  • #17
    J.K. Rowling
    “The only way out is through.”
    J.K. Rowling

  • #18
    Jasper Fforde
    “After all, reading is arguably a far more creative and imaginative process than writing; when the reader creates emotion in their head, or the colors of the sky during the setting sun, or the smell of a warm summer's breeze on their face, they should reserve as much praise for themselves as they do for the writer - perhaps more.”
    Jasper Fforde, The Well of Lost Plots

  • #19
    J.K. Rowling
    “Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #20
    J.K. Rowling
    “You'll stay with me?'
    Until the very end,' said James.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #21
    J.K. Rowling
    “You think the dead we loved truly ever leave us? You think that we don't recall them more clearly in times of great trouble?”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • #22
    J.K. Rowling
    “Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.”
    J.K. Rowling

  • #23
    “The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start.”
    John Bingham, No Need for Speed: A Beginner's Guide to the Joy of Running

  • #24
    Margaret Mead
    “I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.”
    Margaret Mead

  • #25
    J.K. Rowling
    “We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince



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