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  • #1
    Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
    “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #2
    Jack London
    “I would rather be a superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and permanent planet.”
    Jack London

  • #3
    E.E. Cummings
    “and it's you are whatever a moon has always meant
    and whatever a sun will always sing is you”
    E.E. Cummings

  • #4
    Carl Jung
    “The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.”
    Carl Gustav Jung

  • #5
    William S. Burroughs
    “Hustlers of the world, there is one mark you cannot beat: the mark inside.”
    William S. Burroughs

  • #6
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability.”
    H.P. Lovecraft

  • #7
    Annie Proulx
    “You know, one of the tragedies of real life is that there is no background music.”
    Annie Proulx

  • #8
    Paulo Coelho
    “No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn't know it.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

  • #9
    James Fenimore Cooper
    “History, like love, is so apt to surround her heroes with an atmosphere of imaginary brightness.”
    James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans

  • #10
    Stephen Jay Gould
    “Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty.”
    Stephen Jay Gould

  • #11
    Leo Tolstoy
    “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”
    Leo Tolstoy , Anna Karenina

  • #12
    Ann Beattie
    “Clichés so often befall vain people.”
    Ann Beattie, Walks with Men

  • #13
    Boris Pasternak
    “I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them. ”
    Boris Pasternak

  • #14
    Jude Deveraux
    “Love can make even nice people do awful things.”
    Jude Deveraux

  • #15
    Jim Henson
    “My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.”
    Jim Henson

  • #16
    Jim Henson
    “Who said that every wish would be heard and answered when wished on an evening star? Somebody thought of it and someone believed it, and look what its done so far.”
    Jim Henson

  • #17
    Jane Smiley
    “Many people, myself among them, feel better at the mere sight of a book.”
    Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel

  • #18
    Kay Ryan
    “It isn't ever delicate to live.”
    Kay Ryan

  • #19
    Guillermo del Toro
    “The underground of the city is like what's underground in people. Beneath the surface, it's boiling with monsters.”
    Guillermo Del Toro

  • #20
    Harold Pinter
    “I hate stinks of modern literature.”
    Harold Pinter, Betrayal

  • #21
    Walker Evans
    “Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.”
    Walker Evans

  • #22
    Carl Jung
    “Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”
    C.G. Jung

  • #23
    Sara Gruen
    “With a secret like that, at some point the secret itself becomes irrelevant. The fact that you kept it does not.”
    Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants

  • #24
    Nancy Werlin
    “It is absolutely okay with me if you need to keep some secrets. I've been thinking about this and I decided that a best friend is someone who, when they don't understand, they still understand.”
    Nancy Werlin, Impossible

  • #25
    André Malraux
    “Man is not what he thinks he is, he is what he hides.”
    André Malraux

  • #26
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    “A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.”
    Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

  • #27
    Mira Grant
    “Last guy I was interested in turned out to be an incestuous necrophiliac," she said. "So no, not currently dating, and definitely not doing any more shopping in the 'sociopath' category”
    Mira Grant, Blackout

  • #28
    George R.R. Martin
    “Oh, my sweet summer child," Old Nan said quietly, "what do you know of fear?
    Fear is for the winter, my little lord, when the snows fall a hundred feet
    deep and the ice wind comes howling out of the north. Fear is for the long
    night, when the sun hides its face for years at a time, and little children
    are born and live and die all in darkness while the direwolves grow gaunt and
    hungry, and the white walkers move through the woods”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #29
    Lemony Snicket
    “As I am sure you know, when people say 'It's my pleasure,' they usually mean something along the lines of, 'There's nothing on Earth I would rather do less.' [...]”
    Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

  • #30
    Lemony Snicket
    “I suppose I'll have to add the force of gravity to my list of enemies.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

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