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  • #1
    Oprah Winfrey
    “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
    Oprah Winfrey

  • #2
    Jim Morrison
    “The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.”
    Jim Morrison

  • #3
    Jasper Fforde
    “If it weren't for greed, intolerance, hate, passion and murder, you would have no works of art, no great buildings, no medical science, no Mozart, no Van Gough, no Muppets and no Louis Armstrong.”
    Jasper Fforde, The Big Over Easy

  • #4
    Thomas Paine
    “It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder; for the belief of a cruel God makes a cruel man.”
    Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason

  • #5
    Alice Sebold
    “Heaven is comfort, but it's still not living.”
    Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

  • #6
    Voltaire
    “What can you say to a man who tells you he prefers obeying God rather than men, and that as a result he's certain he'll go to heaven if he cuts your throat?”
    Voltaire, Philosophical Dictionary

  • #7
    William Shakespeare
    “Confusion now hath made his masterpiece.”
    William Shakespeare, Macbeth

  • #8
    William Shakespeare
    “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.”
    William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

  • #9
    William Shakespeare
    “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
    William Shakespear, Hamlet

  • #10
    William Shakespeare
    “Hell is empty and all the devils are here.”
    William Shakespeare, The Tempest

  • #11
    William Shakespeare
    “If music be the food of love, play on,
    Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
    The appetite may sicken, and so die.”
    William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

  • #12
    William Shakespeare
    “When he shall die,
    Take him and cut him out in little stars,
    And he will make the face of heaven so fine
    That all the world will be in love with night
    And pay no worship to the garish sun.”
    William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

  • #13
    William Shakespeare
    “Though she be but little, she is fierce!”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #14
    William Shakespeare
    “You speak an infinite deal of nothing.”
    William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

  • #15
    William Shakespeare
    “Cowards die many times before their deaths;
    The valiant never taste of death but once.
    Of all the wonders that I yet have heard,
    It seems to me most strange that men should fear;
    Seeing that death, a necessary end,
    Will come when it will come.”
    William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

  • #16
    William Shakespeare
    “These violent delights have violent ends
    And in their triump die, like fire and powder
    Which, as they kiss, consume”
    William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

  • #17
    William Shakespeare
    “My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.”
    William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew

  • #18
    William Shakespeare
    “By the pricking of my thumbs,
    Something wicked this way comes.”
    William Shakespeare, Macbeth

  • #19
    William Shakespeare
    “To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
    Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
    To the last syllable of recorded time;
    And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
    The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
    Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player,
    That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
    And then is heard no more. It is a tale
    Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
    Signifying nothing.”
    William Shakespeare, Macbeth

  • #20
    Jimi Hendrix
    “I'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”
    Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix - Axis: Bold as Love

  • #21
    Mark Twain
    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
    Mark Twain

  • #22
    Lemony Snicket
    “It is a curious thing, the death of a loved one. We all know that our time in this world is limited, and that eventually all of us will end up underneath some sheet, never to wake up. And yet it is always a surprise when it happens to someone we know. It is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom in the dark, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a sickly moment of dark surprise as you try and readjust the way you thought of things.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #23
    Oscar Wilde
    “A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #24
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “I don't want to die without any scars.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #25
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #26
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #27
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “You are not your job, you're not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all dancing crap of the world.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #28
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #29
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #30
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The things you used to own, now they own you.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club



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