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  • #1
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

  • #2
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    “When the time comes to leap in faith whether you have your eyes open or closed or scream all the way down or not makes no practical difference.”
    Lois McMaster Bujold, The Warrior's Apprentice
    tags: humor

  • #3
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #4
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks & Essays on the Writer, the Reader & the Imagination

  • #5
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?”
    Ursula K. Le Guin

  • #6
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #7
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #9
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    “A weapon is a device for making your enemy change his mind.”
    Lois McMaster Bujold, The Vor Game

  • #10
    Roger Zelazny
    “To paraphrase Oedipus, Hamlet, Lear, and all those guys, "I wish I had known this some time ago.”
    Roger Zelazny, Sign of the Unicorn

  • #11
    Markus Herz
    “Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint.”
    Markus Herz

  • #12
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #13
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin

  • #14
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    “Oh, was that liquor of yours a stimulant?" asked Elena. "I wondered why he didn't fall asleep."
    "Couldn't you tell?" chuckled Mayhew.
    "Not really."
    Miles twisted his head to take in Elena's upside-down worried face, and smile in weak reassurance. Sparkly black and purple whirlpools clouded his vision. Mayhew's laughter faded. "My God," he said hollowly, "you mean he's like that all the time?”
    Lois McMaster Bujold, The Warrior's Apprentice

  • #15
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “The creative adult is the child who has survived.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin

  • #16
    Socrates
    “I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think”
    Socrates

  • #17
    Oscar Wilde
    “I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

  • #18
    Mark Twain
    “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”
    Mark Twain

  • #19
    Doris Lessing
    “Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.”
    Doris Lessing

  • #20
    Mark Twain
    “′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #21
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #22
    William Arthur Ward
    “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.”
    William Arthur Ward

  • #23
    Henry Ward Beecher
    “Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?”
    Henry Ward Beecher

  • #24
    Mark Twain
    “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).”
    Mark Twain

  • #25
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    Not all those who wander are lost;
    The old that is strong does not wither,
    Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    A light from the shadows shall spring;
    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #26
    Mark Twain
    “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #27
    Ray Bradbury
    “You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
    Ray Bradbury

  • #28
    Isaac Asimov
    “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
    Isaac Asimov

  • #29
    J.D. Salinger
    “What really knocks me out is a book that, when you're all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn't happen much, though.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #30
    Jerry Seinfeld
    “If a book about failures doesn't sell, is it a success?”
    Jerry Seinfeld



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