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  • #1
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #2
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #3
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #4
    Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #5
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #6
    Anne Frank
    “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”
    Anne Frank, Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex

  • #7
    Douglas Adams
    “I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer”
    Douglas Adams

  • #8
    J.K. Rowling
    “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #9
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #10
    Lemony Snicket
    “Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #11
    Suzanne Collins
    “You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #12
    Suzanne Collins
    “Deep in the meadow, hidden far away
    A cloak of leaves, a moonbeam ray
    Forget your woes and let your troubles lay
    And when it's morning again, they'll wash away
    Here it's safe, here it's warm
    Here the daisies guard you from every harm
    Here your dreams are sweet and tomorrow brings them true
    Here is the place where I love you.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #13
    Suzanne Collins
    “Destroying things is much easier than making them.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #14
    I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
    “I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #15
    Suzanne Collins
    “You’re not leaving me here alone,” I say. Because if he dies, I’ll never go home, not really. I’ll spend the rest of my life in this arena, trying to think my way out.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #16
    Suzanne Collins
    “He became my confidante, someone with whom I could share thoughts I could never voice...In exchange, he trusted me with his.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #17
    Suzanne Collins
    “Once I'm on my feet I realize escape might not be so easy.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #18
    Suzanne Collins
    “You have a... remarkable memory."
    "I remember everything about you. You're the one who wasn't paying attention.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #19
    Suzanne Collins
    “Sometimes when things are particularly bad, my brain will give me a happy dream.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #20
    Suzanne Collins
    “So I learned to hold my tongue and to turn my features into an indifferent mask so that no one could ever read my thoughts.”
    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

  • #21
    Anne Sexton
    “Watch out for intellect,
    because it knows so much it knows nothing
    and leaves you hanging upside down,
    mouthing knowledge as your heart
    falls out of your mouth.”
    Anne Sexton, The Complete Poems

  • #22
    Wyndham Lewis
    “Contradict yourself. In order to live, you must remain broken up.”
    Wyndham Lewis

  • #23
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #24
    Oscar Wilde
    “Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #25
    Gustave Flaubert
    “Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.”
    Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

  • #26
    Marilyn Monroe
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #27
    Stephanie Perkins
    “For the two of us, home isn't a place. It is a person. And we are finally home.”
    Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

  • #28
    Ray Bradbury
    “Why is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?"
    "Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.”
    Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

  • #29
    Mark Twain
    “Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.”
    Mark Twain

  • #30
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien



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