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

Steve Martin
“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”
Steve Martin

Stephenie Meyer
“He's like a drug for you, Bella.”
Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

Nicholas Sparks
“Love is like the wind, you can't see it but you can feel it.”
Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember

Albert Einstein
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
Albert Einstein

Lemony Snicket
“Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.”
Lemony Snicket

“A book without words is like love without a kiss; it's empty.”
Andrew Wolfe

Nicholas Sparks
“Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

Horace Mann
“A house without books is like a room without windows.”
Horace Mann

Patricia Briggs
“Some people are like Slinkies.They aren't really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to my face when I push them down a flight of stairs.”
Patricia Briggs, Iron Kissed

Frank Zappa
“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.”
Frank Zappa

Richelle Mead
“And than suddenly he was there, charging down the hallway like death in a cowboy duster.”
Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

John Green
“Peeing is like a good book in that it is very, very hard to stop once you start.”
John Green, Paper Towns

Rick Riordan
“I felt like one of Apollo's sacred cows- slow, dumb, and bright red.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Terry Pratchett
“Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.”
Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

Abraham Lincoln
“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
Abraham Lincoln

Cassandra Clare
“He'd felt like a jack-o-lantern for the past few days, as if his guts had been yanked out with a fork and dumped in a heap while a grinning smile stayed plastered on his face.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

Suzanne Collins
“Delly lost her temper at Peeta over how he treated you. She got very squeaky. It was like someone stabbing a mouse with a fork repeatedly.”
Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay

J.K. Rowling
“Once again, you show all the sensitivity of a blunt axe.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Thomas Paine
“To argue with a man who has renounced the use and authority of reason, and whose philosophy consists in holding humanity in contempt, is like administering medicine to the dead, or endeavoring to convert an atheist by scripture.”
Thomas Paine, The American Crisis

Jarod Kintz
“The truth is like a nipple: the more you twist it, the more somebody is going to get hurt.”
Jarod Kintz

Lemony Snicket
“Today was a very cold and bitter day, as cold and bitter as a cup of hot chocolate, if the cup of hot chocolate had vinegar added to it and were placed in a refrigerator for several hours.”
Lemony Snicket

Jodi Picoult
“Normal, in our house, is like a blanket too short for a bed--sometimes it covers you just fine, and other times it leaves you cold and shaking; and worst of all, you never know which of the two it's going to be.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

Mark Twain
“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”
Mark Twain

Simone Elkeles
“Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one but they think each others stink.”
Simone Elkeles

Lemony Snicket
“Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is harder to get a splinter.”
Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

Lemony Snicket
“Miracles are like pimples, because once you start looking for them you find more than you ever dreamed you'd see.”
Lemony Snicket, The Lump of Coal

Winston Churchill
“A good speech should be like a woman's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest.”
Winston Churchill

John Mayer
“High School is like a spork: it's a crappy spoon and a crappy fork, so in the end it's just plain useless.”
John Mayer

Cassandra Clare
“He had electric blue hair that had stuck around his head like tendrils of a startled octopus.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

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