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  • #1
    Charles Dickens
    “Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.”
    Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

  • #2
    Greg Behrendt
    “A man who wants to make a relationship work will move mountains to keep the
    woman he loves”
    Greg Behrendt, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

  • #3
    William Gibson
    “I think I'd probably tell you that it's easier to desire and pursue the attention of tens of millions of total strangers than it is to accept the love and loyalty of the people closest to us.”
    William Gibson, Idoru

  • #4
    Lewis Carroll
    “When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’

    ’The question is,’ said Alice, ‘whether you can make words mean so many different things.’

    ’The question is,’ said Humpty Dumpty, ‘which is to be master — that’s all.”
    Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass

  • #5
    C.S. Lewis
    “Don't say it was delightful; make us say delightful when we've read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying, wonderful, hideous, exquisite) are only like saying to your readers Please will you do the job for me.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #6
    Arundhati Roy
    “That's what careless words do. They make people love you a little less.”
    Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

  • #7
    Ian Fleming
    “Mr Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: 'Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action'.”
    Ian Fleming, Goldfinger

  • #8
    Jane Austen
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #9
    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

  • #10
    Oscar Wilde
    “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #11
    Oscar Wilde
    “A good friend will always stab you in the front.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #12
    Michel Foucault
    “Where there is power, there is resistance.”
    Michel Foucault, The History of Sexuality 1: An Introduction

  • #13
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #14
    Albert Einstein
    “Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #15
    Albert Einstein
    “A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy?”
    Albert Einstein

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #17
    Oscar Wilde
    “How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #18
    Gautama Buddha
    “Words do not express thoughts very well; every thing immediately becomes a little different, a little distorted, a little foolish. And yet it also pleases me and seems right that what is of value and wisdom of one man seems nonsense to another.”
    Gautama Buddha

  • #19
    Gloria E. Anzaldúa
    “Caminante, no hay puentes, se hace puentes al andar.

    (Voyager, there are no bridges, one builds them as one walks.) ”
    Gloria E. Anzaldúa

  • #20
    Gloria E. Anzaldúa
    “I want the freedom to carve and chisel my own face, to staunch the bleeding with ashes, to fashion my own gods out of my entrails...”
    Gloria E. Anzaldúa

  • #21
    Terry Pratchett
    “No! Please! I'll tell you whatever you want to know!" the man yelled.
    "Really?" said Vimes. "What's the orbital velocity of the moon?"
    "Oh, you'd like something simpler?”
    Terry Pratchett, Night Watch

  • #22
    Terry Pratchett
    “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”
    Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

  • #23
    Terry Pratchett
    “She was already learning that if you ignore the rules people will, half the time, quietly rewrite them so that they don't apply to you.”
    Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites

  • #24
    Terry Pratchett
    “Elves are wonderful. They provoke wonder.
    Elves are marvellous. They cause marvels.
    Elves are fantastic. They create fantasies.
    Elves are glamorous. They project glamour.
    Elves are enchanting. They weave enchantment.
    Elves are terrific. They beget terror.
    The thing about words is that meanings can twist just like a snake, and if you want to find snakes look for them behind words that have changed their meaning.
    No one ever said elves are nice.
    Elves are bad.”
    Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

  • #25
    Terry Pratchett
    “She walked quickly through the darkness with the frank stride of someone who was at least certain that the forest, on this damp and windy night, contained strange and terrible things and she was it.”
    Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters

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