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“There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.”
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“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.”
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.”
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A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein
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Donald Miller
“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”
Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life

George Bernard Shaw
“If you can’t appreciate what you’ve got, you’d better get what you can appreciate.”
George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion

Nicholas Sparks
“She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance, perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simple as not being second.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Chad Sugg
“If you're reading this...
Congratulations, you're alive.
If that's not something to smile about,
then I don't know what is.”
Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head

Jarod Kintz
“If loving someone is putting them in a straitjacket and kicking them down a flight of stairs, then yes, I have loved a few people.”
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

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