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  • #1
    Joseph Campbell
    “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
    Joseph Campbell

  • #2
    Mark Twain
    “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”
    Mark Twain

  • #3
    Yves Saint-Laurent
    “Over the years I have learned that what is important in a dress is the woman who is wearing it.”
    Yves Saint-Laurent

  • #4
    “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.”
    Michael Altshuler

  • #5
    Joan Crawford
    “Don't fuck with me, fellas. This ain't my first time at the rodeo.”
    Joan Crawford

  • #6
    “He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much;
    Who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children;
    Who has filled his niche and accomplished his task;
    Who has never lacked appreciation of Earth's beauty or failed to express it;
    Who has left the world better than he found it,
    Whether an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul;
    Who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had;
    Whose life was an inspiration;
    Whose memory a benediction.”
    Bessie Anderson Stanley, More Heart Throbs Volume Two in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People And by them contributed as a Supplement to the original $10,000 Prize Book HEART THROBS

  • #7
    James Bryce
    “The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it”
    James Bryce
    tags: books

  • #8
    “There’s nothing to match curling up with a good book when there’s a repair job to be done around the house.”
    Joe Ryan

  • #9
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #10
    Maya Angelou
    “When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #11
    “Insanity runs in my family, it practically gallops”
    Cary Grant

  • #12
    Herb Ritts
    “Being an American is about having the right to be who you are. Sometimes that doesn't happen.”
    Herb Ritts

  • #13
    Kathleen Norris
    “Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.”
    Kathleen Norris

  • #14
    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

  • #15
    John Muir
    “This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.”
    John Muir, John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of John Muir

  • #16
    Lewis Carroll
    “Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
    Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

  • #17
    Deepak Chopra
    “You will be transformed by what you read.”
    Deepak Chopra

  • #18
    Gregg Allman
    “It's hard to live your life in color, and tell the truth in black and white.”
    Gregg Allman

  • #19
    Wendell Berry
    “The soil under the grass is dreaming of a young forest, and under the pavement the soil is dreaming of grass.”
    Wendell Berry, Given

  • #20
    John Cheever
    “Fiction is art and art is the triumph over chaos… to celebrate a world that lies spread out around us like a bewildering and stupendous dream.”
    John Cheever

  • #21
    Jo Coudert
    “Of all the people you will know in a lifetime,
    you are the only one you will never leave or lose.
    To the question of your life,
    You are the only answer.
    To the problems of your life,
    You are the only solution.”
    Jo Coudert

  • #22
    Dorothea Mackellar
    “I love a sunburnt country,
    A land of sweeping plains,
    Of ragged mountain ranges,
    Of droughts and flooding rains.
    I love her far horizons,
    I love her jewel-sea,
    Her beauty and her terror –
    The wide brown land for me!”
    Dorothea Mackellar, The Poems of Dorothea Mackellar

  • #23
    Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
    “A woman has got to love a bad man once or twice in her life, to be thankful for a good one.”
    Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

  • #24
    “Don't wait for a light to appear at the end of the tunnel, stride down there and light the bloody thing yourself.”
    Sara Henderson

  • #25
    Charles  de Lint
    “I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone.”
    Charles de Lint

  • #26
    Charles  de Lint
    “I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don't want to pretend at magic anymore. I want to be magic.”
    Charles de Lint

  • #27
    “There's no more important mission, because it's folly to think that we can doom wildlife to oblivion and believe humans will be just fine. That's a world I hope to never lay eyes upon.”
    Joel Sartore

  • #28
    Arthur C. Clarke
    “I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.”
    Arthur C. Clarke

  • #29
    B.K.S. Iyengar
    “The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but its true value is in the light that shines through it.”
    B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Life

  • #30
    Pat Conroy
    “You get a little moody sometimes but I think that's because you like to read. People that like to read are always a little fucked up.”
    Pat Conroy, The Prince of Tides

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