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  • #1
    Maurice Sendak
    “A book is really like a lover. It arranges itself in your life in a way that is beautiful.”
    Maurice Sendak

  • #2
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #3
    Ken Follett
    “The most expensive part of building is the mistakes.”
    Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth

  • #4
    Gerald Durrell
    “My childhood in Corfu shaped my life. If I had the craft of Merlin, I would give every child the gift of my childhood.”
    Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals

  • #5
    Ogden Nash
    “Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
    And that's what parents were created for.”
    Ogden Nash

  • #6
    Eugene Field
    “No book can be appreciated until it has been slept with and dreamed over.”
    Eugene Field

  • #7
    Ahmet Ümit
    “You know about the Mother Goddess - the first female god, a fat woman with a lion on one side and a child between her legs. She was the first god of humankind.
    Do you know why than ancient people of Anatolia chose her as their god? Because men were not aware of their roles as impregnators. They thought that it was the wind, the rain, the rivers, in short, nature, that impregnated women. And this was not at all a strange idea at the time. People viewed themselves as part of nature. They thought birth was magic, a miracle.”
    Ahmet Ümit, Patasana

  • #8
    Carl Sagan
    “Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”
    Carl Sagan

  • #9
    Umberto Eco
    “We live for books.”
    Umberto Eco

  • #10
    Langston Hughes
    “Hold fast to dreams,
    For if dreams die
    Life is a broken-winged bird,
    That cannot fly.”
    Langston Hughes

  • #11
    Paul Auster
    “Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author's words reverberating in your head.”
    Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies

  • #12
    Shuchi Singh Kalra
    “Noooooo!Noooooo! Noooooooo!” I rubbed my hand against the sheet till the skin turned red and sore.But all the rubbing and scrubbing wouldn’t make it go away. It was permanent, that tattoo. The tattoo that said ‘Done With Men’. And it hurt! What on earth was I thinking? My habit of thinking out loud was bad enough, but tattooing my thoughts onto myself? This wasn’t happening to me.”
    Shuchi Singh Kalra, Done With Men

  • #13
    Shuchi Singh Kalra
    “I have made mistakes—mighty big ones at that. Not the kind that would cause a national fiscal deficit a-la Manmohan Singh or ruin some unassuming person’s life, but the kind that makes you go into face palm mode and want to die every time you are reminded of them.”
    Shuchi Singh Kalra, Done With Men

  • #14
    George R.R. Martin
    “Some old wounds never truly heal, and bleed again at the slightest word.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #15
    George R.R. Martin
    “The great thing about reading is that it broadens your life”
    George RR Martin

  • #16
    George R.R. Martin
    “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what's on the other side?”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #17
    George R.R. Martin
    “If a man paints a target on his chest, he should expect that sooner or later someone will loose an arrow on him.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #18
    George R.R. Martin
    “When the snows fall and the white winds blow, the lone wolf dies but the pack survives.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #19
    Daphne du Maurier
    “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”
    Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca

  • #20
    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

  • #21
    Toni Morrison
    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
    Toni Morrison

  • #22
    George R.R. Martin
    “Tyrion shrugged. “We all need to be mocked from time to time Lord Mormont lest we start to take ourselves too seriously.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #23
    Stephen King
    “The road to hell is paved with adverbs.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #24
    Ivan Turgenev
    “If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.”
    Ivan Turgenev

  • #25
    Steven Spielberg
    “Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers.”
    Steven Spielberg

  • #26
    Robert Burns
    “We two have paddled in the stream,
    from morning sun till dine;
    But seas between us broad have roared
    since days of long ago.”
    Robert Burns

  • #27
    Ayn Rand
    “But I don't think of you.

    (Howard Roark)”
    Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead

  • #28
    Sumeetha Manikandan
    “With the first line of Mehendi, she forgot her troubles and delved into the beautiful world of checkered patterns and intricate lines.”
    Sumeetha Manikandan, Love, Again

  • #29
    Sumeetha Manikandan
    “She found him handsome and attractive. There was something very comforting and reassuring about his deep voice”
    Sumeetha Manikandan, Love, Again

  • #30
    Shrruti Patole Clarence
    “Destiny always has definite plans for everyone and they get reveled at the right time. There is a divine purpose in everyone’s life but as human beings, we tend to deviate from His plans, getting over confident in our own abilities....
    From A Tulip in the Desert.”
    Shrruti Patole Clarence, Love, Again



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