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  • #1
    Zora Neale Hurston
    “Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.”
    Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God

  • #2
    Winston S. Churchill
    “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #3
    Walt Whitman
    “Why should I wish to see God better than this day?
    I see something of God each hour of the twenty-four, and each moment then,
    In the faces of men and women I see God, and in my own face in the glass;
    I find letters from God dropped in the street, and every one is signed by God's name,
    And I leave them where they are,
    for I know that others will punctually come forever and ever.”
    Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
    tags: god

  • #4
    Walt Whitman
    “I find letters from God dropt in the street, and every one is sign'd by God's name....”
    Walt Whitman

  • #5
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

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

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

  • #8
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #9
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #10
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #11
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #12
    Mother Teresa
    “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #13
    Walter M. Miller Jr.
    “You don’t have a soul, Doctor. You are a soul. You have a body, temporarily.”
    Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz

  • #14
    A.A. Milne
    “When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #15
    A.A. Milne
    “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #16
    E.B. White
    “Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.”
    E.B. White, Charlotte's Web

  • #17
    T.H. White
    “The bravest people are the ones who don’t mind looking like cowards.”
    T.H. White, The Once and Future King

  • #18
    Karen Marie Moning
    “The most confused we ever get is when we're trying to convince our heads of something our heart knows is a lie.”
    Karen Marie Moning

  • #19
    Laura Ingalls Wilder
    “The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”
    Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • #20
    Emily Brontë
    “I wish I were a girl again, half-savage and hardy, and free.”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #21
    Marcus Aurelius
    “The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
    Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

  • #22
    G.K. Chesterton
    “There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #23
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “I don't think that there are any limits to how excellent we could make life seem.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

  • #24
    Jay McInerney
    “The capacity for friendship is God's way of apologizing for our families.”
    Jay McInerney, The Last of the Savages

  • #25
    Elizabeth George Speare
    “What a pity every child couldn't learn to read under a willow tree...”
    Elizabeth George Speare, The Witch of Blackbird Pond

  • #26
    Gilda Radner
    “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end.”
    Gilda Radner

  • #27
    Chris Rock
    “You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, the best golfer is a black guy, the tallest guy in the NBA is Chinese, the Swiss hold the America's Cup, France is accusing the U.S. of arrogance, Germany doesn't want to go to war, and the three most powerful men in America are named "Bush", "Dick", and "Colin." Need I say more?”
    Chris Rock

  • #28
    Gore Vidal
    “How marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.”
    Gore Vidal, Julian

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