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  • #1
    Samuel Butler
    “Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.”
    Samuel Butler

  • #2
    Albert Camus
    “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
    Albert Camus

  • #3
    Anne Rice
    “Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.”
    Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

  • #4
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #5
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #6
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #7
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #8
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #9
    Robert Frost
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
    Robert Frost

  • #10
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #11
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #12
    Milan Kundera
    “When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.”
    Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

  • #13
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #14
    Dave Barry
    “The one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.”
    Dave Barry, Dave Barry Turns Fifty

  • #15
    Lloyd Alexander
    “Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”
    Lloyd Alexander

  • #16
    Mark Strand
    “Each moment is a place
    you've never been.”
    Mark Strand, New Selected Poems

  • #17
    Christopher Pike
    “Relationships are mysterious. We doubt the positive qualities in others, seldom the negative. You will say to your partner: do you really love me? Are you sure you love me? You will ask this a dozen times and drive the person nuts. But you never ask: are you really mad at me? Are you sure you’re angry? When someone is angry, you don’t doubt it for a moment. Yet the reverse should be true. We should doubt the negative in life, and have faith in the positive.”
    Christopher Pike, Remember Me

  • #18
    George Orwell
    “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”
    George Orwell, 1984

  • #19
    Richard Hughes
    “Do your bit to save humanity from lapsing back into barbarity by reading all the novels you can.”
    Richard Hughes

  • #20
    John Cheever
    “I can’t write without a reader. It’s precisely like a kiss—you can’t do it alone.”
    John Cheever

  • #21
    Rumi
    “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.”
    Rumi, Masnavi i Man'avi, the spiritual couplets of Maula

  • #22
    Hermann Hesse
    “That is where my dearest and brightest dreams have ranged — to hear for the duration of a heartbeat the universe and the totality of life in its mysterious, innate harmony.”
    Hermann Hesse, Gertrude

  • #23
    Jean de La Fontaine
    “A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.”
    Jean de La Fontaine, Fables

  • #24
    Glen Cook
    “Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
    Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues

  • #25
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
    in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #26
    Jennifer Egan
    “I don’t want to fade away, I want to flame away - I want my death to be an attraction, a spectacle, a mystery. A work of art.”
    Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad

  • #27
    Peter De Vries
    “Everybody hates me because I'm so universally liked.”
    Peter De Vries

  • #28
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #29
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “Two possibilities exist: either we are alone in the Universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.”
    Arthur C. Clarke

  • #30
    Laini Taylor
    “Stars got tangled in her hair whenever she played in the sky.”
    Laini Taylor



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