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  • #1
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #2
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #3
    Charles de Lint
    “I want to be magic. I want to touch the heart of the world and make it smile. I want to be a friend of elves and live in a tree. Or under a hill. I want to marry a moonbeam and hear the stars sing. I don't want to pretend at magic anymore. I want to be magic.”
    Charles de Lint

  • #4
    Tad Williams
    “We are none of us promised anything but the last breath we take.”
    Tad Williams

  • #5
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #6
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #7
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #8
    Jim Henson
    “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.”
    Jim Henson

  • #9
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #10
    Charles de Lint
    “Without mysteries, life would be very dull indeed. What would be left to strive for if everything were known?”
    Charles de Lint

  • #11
    Francis Bacon
    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
    Francis Bacon

  • #12
    Anna Quindlen
    “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
    Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

  • #13
    Diane Setterfield
    “There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.”
    Diane Setterfield, The Thirteenth Tale

  • #14
    J.M. Barrie
    “God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.”
    J.M. Barrie

  • #15
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Stop worrying about the world ending today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #16
    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

  • #17
    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

  • #18
    Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another What! You
    “Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
    C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

  • #19
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “All that is gold does not glitter,
    Not all those who wander are lost;
    The old that is strong does not wither,
    Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
    A light from the shadows shall spring;
    Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
    The crownless again shall be king.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #20
    Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #21
    A.A. Milne
    “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
    "Pooh!" he whispered.
    "Yes, Piglet?"
    "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.”
    A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

  • #22
    “There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.”
    Linda Grayson

  • #23
    Albert Camus
    “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
    Albert Camus

  • #24
    Mother Teresa
    “Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.”
    Mother Teresa

  • #25
    Albert Einstein
    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #26
    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

  • #27
    H. Jackson Brown Jr.
    “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
    H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

  • #28
    Elbert Hubbard
    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #29
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.”
    Henry David Thoreau

  • #30
    “If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden.”
    Claudia Adrienne Grandi



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