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  • #1
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #2
    Albert Camus
    “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
    Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
    Walk beside me… just be my friend”
    Albert Camus

  • #3
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #4
    “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
    Maurice Switzer

  • #5
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #6
    “If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.”
    Gordon A. Eadie

  • #7
    J.K. Rowling
    “Remember, if the time should come when you have to make a choice between what is right and what is easy, remember what happened to a boy who was good, and kind, and brave, because he strayed across the path of Lord Voldemort. Remember Cedric Diggory.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #8
    Stephenie Meyer
    “He's like a drug for you, Bella.”
    Stephenie Meyer, Eclipse

  • #9
    Dr. Seuss
    “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #10
    Bernard M. Baruch
    “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.”
    Bernard M. Baruch

  • #11
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #12
    J.K. Rowling
    “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #13
    J.K. Rowling
    “Do you remember me telling you we are practicing non-verbal spells, Potter?"
    "Yes," said Harry stiffly.
    "Yes, sir."
    "There's no need to call me "sir" Professor."
    The words had escaped him before he knew what he was saying.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • #14
    J.K. Rowling
    “The truth." Dumbledore sighed. "It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #15
    J.K. Rowling
    “Yeah, Quirrell was a great teacher. There was just that minor drawback of him having Lord Voldemort sticking out of the back of his head!”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

  • #16
    J.K. Rowling
    “It's going to be all right, sir," Harry said over and over again, more worried by Dumbledore's silence than he had been by his weakened voice. "We're nearly there ... I can Apparate us both back ... don't worry ..."
    "I am not worried, Harry," said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. "I am with you.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

  • #17
    Philip Pullman
    “We don’t need a list of rights and wrongs, tables of dos and don’ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever.”
    Philip Pullman

  • #18
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
    “Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.”
    Edna St. Vincent Millay

  • #19
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #20
    C.S. Lewis
    “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #21
    Arnold Lobel
    “Books to the ceiling,
    Books to the sky,
    My pile of books is a mile high.
    How I love them! How I need them!
    I'll have a long beard by the time I read them.”
    Arnold Lobel

  • #22
    Alice Hoffman
    “Books may well be the only true magic.”
    Alice Hoffman

  • #23
    Joseph Joubert
    “The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.”
    Joseph Joubert

  • #24
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “No medicine cures what happiness cannot.”
    Gabriel García Márquez

  • #25
    John Lennon
    “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”
    John Lennon

  • #26
    Robert Frost
    “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.”
    Robert Frost

  • #27
    E.E. Cummings
    “Unbeing dead isn't being alive.”
    E.E. Cummings

  • #28
    Emily Dickinson
    “Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #29
    Clive Barker
    “I dreamed I spoke in another's language,
    I dreamed I lived in another's skin,
    I dreamed I was my own beloved,
    I dreamed I was a tiger's kin.

    I dreamed that Eden lived inside me,
    And when I breathed a garden came,
    I dreamed I knew all of Creation,
    I dreamed I knew the Creator's name.

    I dreamed--and this dream was the finest--
    That all I dreamed was real and true,
    And we would live in joy forever,
    You in me, and me in you.”
    Clive Barker, Days of Magic, Nights of War

  • #30
    T.S. Eliot
    “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
    T.S. Eliot



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