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  • #1
    “If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.”
    Darryl F. Zanuck

  • #2
    Ferreira Gullar
    “The faster you go, the idler you get.”
    Ferreira Gullar

  • #3
    Yogi Berra
    “Nobody comes here anymore, its too crowded”
    Yogi Berra

  • #4
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Tis the good reader that makes the good book.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    tags: books

  • #5
    Banksy
    “A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to.”
    Banksy

  • #6
    “Do not wait till tomorrow to be wise,
    For tomorrow's sun may never rise.”
    Michael Winner

  • #7
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #8
    Helen Keller
    “As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill.”
    Helen Keller

  • #9
    Marian Keyes
    “... I am more of an ambler. I once overheard my old boss in Dublin describe me as very "hello trees, hello flowers." It was intended as an insult and it fulfilled its brief; I was insulted. I had little interest in greeting trees and flowers but nor did I treat life as a treadmill, on which it was vital to keep fleeing forward in order to avoid being sucked off the back and out of the game.”
    Marian Keyes

  • #10
    Ezra Pound
    “Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.”
    Ezra Pound

  • #11
    Phil Jackson
    “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
    Phil Jackson

  • #12
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    “To the Hesitating Purchaser:

    "If sailor tales to sailor tunes,
    Storm and adventure, heat and cold,
    If schooners, islands, and maroons
    And Buccaneers and buried Gold
    And all the old romance, retold,
    Exactly in the ancient way,
    Can please, as me they pleased of old,
    The wiser youngsters of to-day:

    -So be it, and fall on! If not,
    If studious youth no longer crave,
    His ancient appetites forgot,
    Kingston, or Ballantyne the brave,
    Or Cooper of the wood and wave:
    So be it, also! And may I
    And all my pirates share the grave,
    Where these and their creations lie!”
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • #13
    Ed Sanders
    “I know they're not actually talking but the books on my desk seem to whisper "Drop what you're doing! Set aside your poetry! Open us, read us! Read slowly while you're at it. Always read us - every day - before you play.”
    Ed Sanders

  • #14
    Dr. Seuss
    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
    Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

  • #15
    Stéphane Mallarmé
    “The world was made in order to result in a beautiful book.”
    Stéphane Mallarmé

  • #16
    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

  • #17
    Jorge Luis Borges
    “Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #18
    Jorge Luis Borges
    “I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #19
    John Muir
    “Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it.”
    John Muir

  • #20
    Charles Dickens
    “No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.”
    Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend

  • #21
    Jan Karon
    “As long as you have any floor space at all, you have room for books! Just make two stacks of books the same height, place them three or four feet apart, lay a board across them, and repeat. Viola! Bookshelves!”
    Jan Karon

  • #22
    Steve Martin
    “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
    Steve Martin

  • #23
    Steve Martin
    “I thought yesterday was the first day of the rest of my life but it turns out today is.”
    Steve Martin

  • #24
    Douglas Adams
    “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
    Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

  • #25
    Harriet Tubman
    “I freed thousands of slaves, and could have freed thousands more, if they had known they were slaves.”
    Harriet Tubman

  • #26
    Harriet Tubman
    “If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there's shouting after you, keep going. Don't ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.”
    Harriet Tubman

  • #27
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #28
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #29
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    “Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and -- if at all possible -- speak a few sensible words.”
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • #30
    William Gibson
    “The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.

    The Economist, December 4, 2003
    William Gibson



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