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  • #1
    “True learning happens when books and friends, writing and understanding intermingle in a rich soup of participation.”
    R. David Lankes

  • #2
    Stieg Larsson
    “There are no innocents. There are, however, different degrees of responsibility.”
    Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Played with Fire

  • #3
    Barack Obama
    “And so the moment we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold into a library, we've changed their lives forever, and for the better. This is an enormous force for good.”
    Barack Obama

  • #4
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #5
    Anna Quindlen
    “I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”
    Anna Quindlen

  • #6
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #7
    Gail Carson Levine
    “A library is infinity under a roof.”
    Gail Carson Levine

  • #8
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #9
    Joan Bauer
    “My grandma always said that God made libraries so that people didn't have any excuse to be stupid.”
    Joan Bauer, Rules of the Road

  • #10
    Isabel Allende
    “The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”
    Isabel Allende

  • #11
    David Levithan
    “I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.”
    David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

  • #12
    John Green
    “It always shocked me when I realized that I wasn’t the only person in the world who thought and felt such strange and awful things.”
    John Green, Looking for Alaska

  • #13
    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

  • #14
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #16
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #17
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #18
    Mark Twain
    “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
    Mark Twain

  • #19
    Robert Frost
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
    Robert Frost

  • #20
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches

  • #21
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #22
    Anne Rice
    “Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.”
    Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

  • #23
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.”
    Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

  • #24
    Wilkie Collins
    “My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.”
    Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

  • #25
    Jane Yolen
    “Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.”
    Jane Yolen, Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

  • #26
    Patricia A. McKillip
    “Imagination is the golden-eyed monster that never sleeps. It must be fed; it cannot be ignored.”
    Patricia A. McKillip

  • #27
    Nelson Mandela
    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
    Nelson Mandela

  • #28
    Nelson Mandela
    “I am the captain of my soul.”
    Nelson Mandela

  • #29
    Nelson Mandela
    “It always seems impossible until it's done.”
    Nelson Mandela

  • #30
    Charlotte Brontë
    “Jane, be still; don't struggle so like a wild, frantic bird, that is rending its own plumage in its desperation."
    "I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being, with an independent will; which I now exert to leave you.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre



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