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  • #1
    David Levithan
    “This is what love does: It makes you want to rewrite the world. It makes you want to choose the characters, build the scenery, guide the plot. The person you love sits across from you, and you want to do everything in your power to make it possible, endlessly possible. And when it’s just the two of you, alone in a room, you can pretend that this is how it is, this is how it will be.”
    David Levithan, Every Day

  • #2
    Sylvia Plath
    “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #3
    Charlotte Brontë
    “Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt! May your eyes never shed such stormy, scalding, heart-wrung tears as poured from mine. May you never appeal to Heaven in prayers so hopeless and so agised as in that hour left my lips: for never may you, like me, dread to be the instrument of evil to what you wholly love.”
    Charlotte Brontë , Jane Eyre

  • #4
    Haruki Murakami
    “I was always hungry for love. Just once, I wanted to know what it was like to get my fill of it -- to be fed so much love I couldn't take any more. Just once. ”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #5
    Haruki Murakami
    “What happens when people open their hearts?"
    "They get better.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #6
    Markus Zusak
    “Like most misery, it started with apparent happiness.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #7
    Markus Zusak
    “I have hated words and I have loved them, and I hope I have made them right.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #8
    Markus Zusak
    “It kills me sometimes, how people die.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #9
    Markus Zusak
    “I am haunted by humans.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #10
    Markus Zusak
    “He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #11
    Markus Zusak
    “A DEFINITION NOT FOUND
    IN THE DICTIONARY
    Not leaving: an act of trust and love,
    often deciphered by children”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #12
    Markus Zusak
    “I wanted to tell the book thief many things, about beauty and brutality. But what could I tell her about those things that she didn't already know? I wanted to explain that I am constantly overestimating and underestimating the human race-that rarely do I ever simply estimate it. I wanted to ask her how the same thing could be so ugly and so glorious, and its words and stories so damning and brilliant.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #13
    Markus Zusak
    “Even death has a heart.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #14
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.”
    Ernest Hemingway, The Garden of Eden

  • #15
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #16
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #17
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The first draft of anything is shit.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #18
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #19
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Maybe...you'll fall in love with me all over again."
    "Hell," I said, "I love you enough now. What do you want to do? Ruin me?"
    "Yes. I want to ruin you."
    "Good," I said. "That's what I want too.”
    Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

  • #20
    Ernest Hemingway
    “All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #21
    Ernest Hemingway
    “I drink to make other people more interesting.”
    Hemingway, Ernest

  • #22
    Ernest Hemingway
    “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #23
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The most painful thing is losing yourself in the process of loving someone too much, and forgetting that you are special too.”
    Ernest Hemingway, Men Without Women

  • #24
    Ernest Hemingway
    “The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”
    Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

  • #25
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is nothing else than now. There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow. How old must you be before you know that? There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion. This is how you live a life in two days. And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life. A good life is not measured by any biblical span.”
    Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

  • #26
    Khaled Hosseini
    “And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.”
    Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

  • #27
    Khaled Hosseini
    “Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.”
    Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • #28
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #29
    Haruki Murakami
    “Nobody likes being alone that much. I don't go out of my way to make friends, that's all. It just leads to disappointment. ”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #30
    Haruki Murakami
    “I want you always to remember me. Will you remember that I existed, and that I stood next to you here like this?”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood



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