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  • #1
    Henry Adams
    “The Indian Summer of life should be a little sunny and a little sad, like the season, and infinite in wealth and depth of tone, but never hustled.”
    Henry Adams

  • #2
    “Love truth, but pardon error.”

  • #3
    Thomas Mann
    “A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”
    Thomas Mann, Essays of Three Decades

  • #4
    Charlaine Harris
    “Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
    Charlaine Harris

  • #5
    Benjamin Franklin
    “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”
    Benjamin Franklin

  • #6
    Linwood Barclay
    “Sometimes, it's easier to tell a stranger something very personal. It's like there's less risk, opening yourself up to someone who doesn't know you.”
    Linwood Barclay (No Time For Goodbye)

  • #7
    Mother Teresa
    “At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.
    We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #8
    Emily Dickinson
    “If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #9
    Max Horkheimer
    “Pragmatism reflects a society that has no time to remember and meditate.”
    Max Horkheimer, Eclipse Of Reason

  • #10
    André Maurois
    “In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others.”
    André Maurois

  • #11
    Frank Herbert
    “I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
    Frank Herbert, Dune

  • #12
    Oscar Wilde
    “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #13
    Joan Didion
    “Grammar is a piano I play by ear.”
    Joan Didion, Joan Didion: Essays & Conversations

  • #14
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #15
    Stanley Elkin
    “It’s like everything else. The price of Torahs is higher in Alaska.”
    Stanley Elkin, The Rabbi of Lud

  • #16
    Jack Thorne
    “DUMBLEDORE: Harry, there is never a perfect answer in this messy, emotional world. Perfection is beyond the reach of humankind, beyond the reach of magic. In every shining moment of happiness is that drop of poison: the knowledge that pain will come again. Be honest to those you love, show your pain. To suffer is as human as to breathe.”
    Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts One and Two

  • #17
    William Trevor
    “I read hungrily and delightedly, and have realized since that you can’t write unless you read.”
    William Trevor

  • #18
    William Trevor
    “I get melancholy if I don't [write]. I need the company of people who don't exist.”
    William Trevor

  • #19
    “Grammar is to a writer what anatomy is to a sculptor or the scales to a musician. You may loathe it, it may bore you, but nothing will replace it, and once mastered it will support you like a rock.”
    B. J. Chute

  • #20
    Colleen Hoover
    “If you aren't on Goodreads, you should be. I've said it before, it's like Facebook for readers on crack.”
    Colleen Hoover

  • #21
    J.K. Rowling
    “It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #22
    George R.R. Martin
    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons

  • #23
    Kelly Barnhill
    “Everything you see is in the process of making or unmaking or dying or living. Everything is in a state of change.”
    Kelly Barnhill, The Girl Who Drank the Moon

  • #24
    Agostinho da Silva
    “I am not interested in being original. I am interested in being true.”
    Agostinho da Silva

  • #25
    Joseph Addison
    “Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.”
    Joseph Addison

  • #26
    John Green
    “Your now is not your forever.”
    John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

  • #27
    Daniel Pennac
    “Reader's Bill of Rights

    1. The right to not read

    2. The right to skip pages

    3. The right to not finish

    4. The right to reread

    5. The right to read anything

    6. The right to escapism

    7. The right to read anywhere

    8. The right to browse

    9. The right to read out loud

    10. The right to not defend your tastes”
    Daniel Pennac

  • #28
    Gloria Naylor
    “But I don't believe that life is supposed to make you feel good, or to make you feel miserable either. Life is just supposed to make you feel.”
    Gloria Naylor
    tags: life

  • #29
    W.G. Sebald
    “It is thanks to my evening reading alone that I am still more or less sane.”
    W.G. Sebald, Vertigo

  • #30
    Isaac Asimov
    “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
    Isaac Asimov

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