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  • #1
    Isabel Allende
    “Las fotografías engañan al tiempo, suspendiéndolo en un trozo de cartón donde el alma queda bocabajo, decía”
    Isabel Allende, Of Love and Shadows

  • #2
    Stephenie Meyer
    “And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…" he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word.
    "What a stupid lamb," I sighed.
    "What a sick, masochistic lion.”
    Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

  • #3
    Stephenie Meyer
    “Forbidden to remember, terrified to forget; it was a hard line to walk.”
    Stephenie Meyer, New Moon

  • #4
    Anne Brontë
    “But he who dares not grasp the thorn
    Should never crave the rose.”
    Anne Brontë

  • #5
    Charlotte Brontë
    “The human and fallible should not arrogate a power with which the divine and perfect alone can be safely intrusted.”
    Charlotte Brontë

  • #6
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #7
    Alexandre Dumas
    “It's necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good it is to live.”
    Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

  • #8
    Leo Tolstoy
    “Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be.”
    Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

  • #9
    Rudyard Kipling
    “For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.”
    Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book

  • #10
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    “We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • #11
    Shauna Niequist
    “Everybody has a home team: It’s the people you call when you get a flat tire or when something terrible happens. It’s the people who, near or far, know everything that’s wrong with you and love you anyways. These are the ones who tell you their secrets, who get themselves a glass of water without asking when they’re at your house. These are the people who cry when you cry. These are your people, your middle-of-the-night, no-matter-what people.”
    Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way

  • #12
    Jerry Spinelli
    “Heart and head are contrary historians.”
    Jerry Spinelli, Stargirl

  • #13
    Elizabeth Kostova
    “The very worst impulses of humankind can survive generations, centuries, even millennia. And the best of our individual efforts can die with us at the end of a single lifetime.”
    Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian

  • #14
    G.K. Chesterton
    “The wisest thing in the world is to cry out before you are hurt. It is no good to cry out after you are hurt; especially after you are mortally hurt. People talk about the impatience of the populace; but sound historians know that most tyrannies have been possible because men moved too late. it is often essential to resist a tyranny before it exists.”
    G.K. Chesterton, Eugenics and Other Evils: An Argument Against the Scientifically Organized State

  • #15
    Esther M. Friesner
    “History is gossip that's been legitimized, and that's really the case when you get into some of the Roman historians. Wow! They'd be right at home on reality tv.”
    Esther M. Friesner

  • #16
    Elizabeth Kostova
    “Festina Lente (Hurry in slowly)”
    Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian

  • #18
    Ysabeau S. Wilce
    “After all, history is a type of fantasy. For all the primary source research, in the end, the past world the historian builds is as weird and remote from our own as Middle Earth or Narnia, yet oddly familiar.”
    Ysabeau S. Wilce, Flora Fyrdraaca

  • #19
    Lady Gaga
    “‎Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put on some sunglasses, cuz we were born this way bitch!”
    Lady Gaga

  • #20
    Coco Chanel
    “A girl should be two things: who and what she wants.”
    Coco Chanel, The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World's Most Elegant Woman

  • #21
    Brian Tracy
    “Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.”
    Brian Tracy

  • #22
    Lao Tzu
    “When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everyone will respect you.”
    Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

  • #23
    Cesare Pavese
    “On ne se souvient pas des jours, on se souvient des instants.”
    Cesare Pavese

  • #24
    Leo Tolstoy
    “You can love a person dear to you with a human love, but an enemy can only be loved with divine love.”
    Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

  • #25
    Victor Hugo
    “What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul”
    Victor Hugo

  • #26
    Charlotte Brontë
    “The soul, fortunately, has an interpreter - often an unconscious but still a faithful interpreter - in the eye.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #27
    “The deep roots never doubt spring will come.”
    Marty Rubin

  • #28
    “The Paradoxical Commandments

    People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
    Love them anyway.

    If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
    Do good anyway.

    If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
    Succeed anyway.

    The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow.
    Do good anyway.

    Honesty and frankness make you vulnerable.
    Be honest and frank anyway.

    The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.
    Think big anyway.

    People favor underdogs but follow only top dogs.
    Fight for a few underdogs anyway.

    What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight.
    Build anyway.

    People really need help but may attack you if you do help them.
    Help people anyway.

    Give the world the best you have and you'll get kicked in the teeth.
    Give the world the best you have anyway.”
    Kent M. Keith, The Silent Revolution: Dynamic Leadership in the Student Council

  • #29
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:

    - I shall not fear anyone on Earth.
    - I shall fear only God.
    - I shall not bear ill will toward anyone.
    - I shall not submit to injustice from anyone.
    - I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #30
    Stephenie Meyer
    “It's not the face, but the expressions on it. It's not the voice, but what you say. It's not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it. You are beautiful.”
    Stephenie Meyer, The Host

  • #31
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
    Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

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