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The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
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The Annotated Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
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The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
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A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume
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Elements of the Philosophy of Right by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo
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Civil Disobedience and Other Essays by Henry David Thoreau
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The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Common Sense, The Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings ... by Thomas Paine
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Douglas Preston
“You cannot stare evil in the face; it has no face. It has no body, no bones, no blood. Any attempt to describe it ends in glibness and self-delusion.”
Douglas Preston, The Monster of Florence
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Ray Bradbury
“Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it's the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. ...Science fiction is central to everything we've ever done, and people who make fun of science fiction writers don't know what they're talking about.”
Ray Bradbury

Nathaniel Hawthorne
“Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.”
Nathaniel Hawthorne

Robert Fulghum
“We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness—and call it love—true love.”
Robert Fulghum, True Love

J.K. Rowling
“Dumbledore watched her fly away, and as her silvery glow faded he turned back to Snape, and his eyes were full of tears.
"After all this time?"
"Always," said Snape.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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