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  • #1
    Mortimer J. Adler
    “In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you.”
    Mortimer J. Adler

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #4
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #5
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #6
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #7
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #8
    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

  • #9
    Mark Twain
    “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    Mark Twain

  • #10
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

  • #11
    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

  • #12
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

  • #13
    Diana Wynne Jones
    “I think we ought to live happily ever after," and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more hair-raising than any storybook made it sound, though she was determined to try. "It should be hair-raising," added Howl.
    "And you'll exploit me," Sophie said.
    "And then you'll cut up all my suits to teach me.”
    Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle

  • #14
    Diana Wynne Jones
    “I think we ought to live happily ever after.”
    Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's Moving Castle

  • #15
    Thomas Merton
    “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
    Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island
    tags: art

  • #16
    Isabelle Eberhardt
    “Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere.”
    Isabelle Eberhardt, The Nomad: The Diaries of Isabelle Eberhardt



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