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  • #1
    J.D. Salinger
    “I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #2
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon. -Mr. Vonnegut”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

  • #3
    J.D. Salinger
    “The fact is always obvious much too late, but the most singular difference between happiness and joy is that happiness is a solid and joy a liquid.”
    J.D. Salinger, Nine Stories

  • #4
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    “Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.”
    Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

  • #5
    “Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
    Rob Siltanen

  • #6
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #7
    Maya Angelou
    “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #8
    Garrison Keillor
    “Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.”
    Garrison Keillor

  • #9
    William Shakespeare
    “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
    William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

  • #10
    Virginia Woolf
    “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #11
    Mark Twain
    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
    Mark Twain

  • #12
    Albert Einstein
    “If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #13
    Ayn Rand
    “The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.”
    Ayn Rand

  • #14
    Dr. Seuss
    “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #15
    Mark Twain
    “Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.”
    Mark Twain

  • #16
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #17
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #18
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I drink to make other people more interesting.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #19
    Peter De Vries
    “Sometimes I write drunk and revise sober, and sometimes I write sober and revise drunk. But you have to have both elements in creation — the Apollonian and the Dionysian, or spontaneity and restraint, emotion and discipline.”
    Peter De Vries, Reuben, Reuben

  • #20
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Never confuse movement with action.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #21
    Ernest Hemingway
    “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #22
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Isn't it pretty to think so.”
    Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises

  • #23
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.”
    Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness

  • #24
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.”
    Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Reference
    tags: war

  • #25
    Ernest Hemingway
    “So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”
    Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

  • #26
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #27
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you especially have to be hurt like hell before you can write seriously. But when you get the damned hurt, use it-don't cheat with it.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #28
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Road to hell paved in unbought stuffed dogs. Not my fault.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #29
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Poor Faulkner. Does he really think big emotions come from big words? He thinks I don’t know the ten-dollar words. I know them all right. But there are older and simpler and better words, and those are the ones I use.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #30
    Ernest Hemingway
    “You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.”
    Ernest Hemingway



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