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  • #1
    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

  • #2
    Stephen King
    “If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
    Stephen King

  • #3
    Stephen King
    “Get busy living or get busy dying.”
    Stephen King, Different Seasons

  • #4
    Aldous Huxley
    “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.”
    Aldous Huxley, Complete Essays 2, 1926-29

  • #5
    Henning Mankell
    “Police work wouldn't be possible without coffee," Wallander said.
    "No work would be possible without coffee."
    They pondered the importance of coffee in silence.”
    Henning Mankell, One Step Behind

  • #6
    Frank Zappa
    “If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #7
    Don DeLillo
    “The smoke alarm went off in the hallway upstairs, either to let us know the battery had just died or because the house was on fire.”
    Don DeLillo, White Noise

  • #8
    J.G. Ballard
    “After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident.”
    J.G. Ballard, Crash

  • #9
    J.G. Ballard
    “The human race sleepwalked to oblivion, thinking only of the corporate logos on it's shroud.”
    J.G. Ballard, Kingdom Come

  • #10
    J.G. Ballard
    “I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.”
    J.G. Ballard

  • #11
    J.G. Ballard
    “I wanted to rub the human race in its own vomit, and force it to look in the mirror.”
    J.G. Ballard, Crash

  • #12
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #13
    Albert Einstein
    “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #14
    Hayley Williams
    “Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand”
    Hayley Williams

  • #15
    Sigmund Freud
    “One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.”
    Sigmund Freud

  • #16
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #17
    Turcois Ominek
    “Your time is way too valuable to be wasting on people that can't accept who you are.”
    Turcois Ominek

  • #18
    Margaret Mitchell
    “Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.”
    Margaret Mitchell

  • #19
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #20
    William Faulkner
    “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”
    William Faulkner

  • #21
    Dalai Lama XIV
    “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.”
    Dalai Lama XIV

  • #22
    Corrie ten Boom
    “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
    Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook

  • #23
    Socrates
    “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”
    Socrates

  • #24
    Langston Hughes
    “Hold fast to dreams,
    For if dreams die
    Life is a broken-winged bird,
    That cannot fly.”
    Langston Hughes



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