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  • #1
    Bill  Nye
    “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't.”
    Bill Nye

  • #2
    Colette
    “I went to collect the few personal belongings which...I held to be invaluable: my cat, my resolve to travel, and my solitude.”
    Colette

  • #3
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #4
    Henry Miller
    “The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough of is love.”
    Henry Miller

  • #5
    Toni Morrison
    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
    Toni Morrison

  • #6
    Tom Bodett
    “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”
    Tom Bodett

  • #7
    Sinclair Lewis
    “We'd get sick on too many cookies, but ever so much sicker on no cookies at all.”
    Sinclair Lewis

  • #8
    Jeffrey Eugenides
    “Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.”
    Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

  • #9
    Ben Okri
    “Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”
    Ben Okri

  • #10
    Ovid
    “Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.”
    Ovid

  • #11
    Leonora Carrington
    “We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.”
    Leonora Carrington

  • #12
    David Guterson
    “Accident ruled every corner of the universe except the chambers of the human heart.”
    David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars

  • #13
    Louise Erdrich
    “When we are young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, so also are we, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape.”
    Louise Erdrich, The Plague of Doves

  • #14
    George Carlin
    “There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. ”
    George Carlin

  • #15
    Amy Bloom
    “You are imperfect, permanently and inevitably flawed. And you are beautiful.”
    Amy Bloom

  • #16
    Helen Thomas
    “I don't think a tough question is disrespectful.”
    Helen Thomas

  • #17
    Agatha Christie
    “I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.”
    Agatha Christie

  • #18
    John Green
    “What is the point of being alive if you don't at least try to do something remarkable?”
    John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

  • #19
    I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.
    “I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.”
    Sarah Williams

  • #20
    Temple Grandin
    “I am different, not less.”
    Temple Grandin

  • #21
    Eileen Chang
    “Between memory and reality there are awkward discrepancies...”
    Eileen Chang

  • #22
    Roald Dahl
    “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #23
    Mary  Stewart
    “Every life has death and every light has shadow. Be content to stand in the light and let the shadow fall where it will.”
    Mary Stewart, The Hollow Hills

  • #24
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “Not all those who wander are lost.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #25
    William Faulkner
    “Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.”
    William Faulkner

  • #26
    Wallace Stevens
    “Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”
    Wallace Stevens

  • #27
    Harvey Pekar
    “Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.”
    Harvey Pekar

  • #28
    Lily Tuck
    “Surprising yourself is a big thing for me—to go somewhere that I don’t even know I’m going.”
    Lily Tuck

  • #29
    Alice Childress
    “Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave, and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way.”
    Alice Childress

  • #30
    Italo Calvino
    “A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.”
    Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature



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