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  • #1
    Terry Pratchett
    “If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That's what people remember.”
    Terry Pratchett, Lords and Ladies

  • #2
    Cornelia Funke
    “Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkspell

  • #3
    Anaïs Nin
    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #4
    Brigham Young
    “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
    Brigham Young

  • #5
    William Nicholson
    “I pray because I can't help myself. I pray because I'm helpless. I pray because the need flows out of me all the time- waking and sleeping. It doesn't change God- it changes me.”
    William Nicholson, Shadowlands

  • #6
    Winston S. Churchill
    “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #7
    George Carlin
    “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”
    George Carlin

  • #8
    Natalie Babbitt
    “Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.”
    Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

  • #9
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.
    “Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.

  • #10
    Maya Angelou
    “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style”
    Maya Angelou

  • #11
    Lou Holtz
    “It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.”
    Lou Holtz

  • #12
    Benjamin Franklin
    “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.”
    Benjamin Franklin, Memoirs of the life & writings of Benjamin Franklin

  • #13
    Douglas Adams
    “A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
    Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

  • #14
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #15
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I just want to be wonderful.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #16
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #17
    Mark Twain
    “If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.”
    Mark Twain

  • #18
    Christopher Paolini
    “Because you can't argue with all the fools in the world. It's easier to let them have their way, then trick them when they're not paying attention.”
    Christopher Paolini

  • #19
    “Silence make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say that counts.”
    Margaret Lee Runbeck

  • #20
    Albert Einstein
    “The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”
    Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

  • #21
    John Green
    “Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia. (...) You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you'll escape it one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #22
    James Baldwin
    “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, or who had ever been alive.”
    James Baldwin

  • #23
    Abraham Lincoln
    “My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #24
    C.S. Lewis
    “Oh, Adam’s sons, how cleverly you defend yourselves against all that might do you good!”
    C.S. Lewis, The Magician's Nephew

  • #25
    Stephen Colbert
    “If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn't help the poor, either we have to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish as we are, or we've got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition and then admit that we just don't want to do it.”
    Stephen Colbert

  • #26
    Emma Goldman
    “The philosophy of Atheism represents a concept of life without any metaphysical Beyond or Divine Regulator. It is the concept of an actual, real world with its liberating, expanding and beautifying possibilities, as against an unreal world, which, with its spirits, oracles, and mean contentment has kept humanity in helpless degradation.”
    Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays

  • #27
    Isaac Asimov
    “To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.”
    Isaac Asimov

  • #28
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to the small and arrogant oligarchy of those who merely happen to be walking about.”
    G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy

  • #29
    Robert G. Ingersoll
    “This is my doctrine: Give every other human being every right you claim for yourself.”
    Robert G. Ingersoll, The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child

  • #30
    Ray Bradbury
    “The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas.”
    Ray Bradbury, The October Country

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