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  • #2
    Tennessee Williams
    “If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels.”
    Tennessee Williams, Conversations with Tennessee Williams

  • #3
    Steven Moffat
    “Reinette: One may tolerate a world of demons for the sake of an angel.”
    Steven Moffat

  • #4
    Warren Buffett
    “Life is like a snowball. The important thing is finding wet snow and a really long hill. ”
    Warren Buffett

  • #5
    Cecelia Ahern
    “Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you'll land among the stars”
    Cecelia Ahern, P.S. I Love You

  • #6
    Orson Scott Card
    “If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.”
    Orson Scott Card, Ender's Game

  • #7
    Jodi Picoult
    “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”
    Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

  • #8
    William Blake
    “It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”
    William Blake

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “Never marry at all, Dorian. Men marry because they are tired, women, because they are curious: both are disappointed.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #10
    W.B. Yeats
    “Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.”
    W.B. Yeats

  • #11
    Joan Robinson
    “The purpose of studying economics is not to acquire a set of ready-made answers to economic questions, but to learn how to avoid being deceived by economists.”
    Joan Robinson

  • #12
    Jack Kerouac
    “If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #13
    Paul Valéry
    “Politeness is organized indifference.”
    Paul Valéry

  • #14
    Elie Wiesel
    “The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
    Elie Wiesel

  • #15
    Dr. Seuss
    “When you're in a Slump,
    you're not in for much fun.
    Un-slumping yourself
    is not easily done.”
    Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

  • #16
    Christopher Hitchens
    “Beware the irrational, however seductive. Shun the 'transcendent' and all who invite you to subordinate or annihilate yourself. Distrust compassion; prefer dignity for yourself and others. Don't be afraid to be thought arrogant or selfish. Picture all experts as if they were mammals. Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence. Suspect your own motives, and all excuses. Do not live for others any more than you would expect others to live for you.”
    Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian

  • #17
    George R.R. Martin
    “Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #18
    Albert Einstein
    “Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."

    (Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953)”
    Albert Einstein

  • #19
    Ashly Lorenzana
    “It's okay to disagree with the thoughts or opinions expressed by other people. That doesn't give you the right to deny any sense they might make. Nor does it give you a right to accuse someone of poorly expressing their beliefs just because you don't like what they are saying. Learn to recognize good writing when you read it, even if it means overcoming your pride and opening your mind beyond what is comfortable.”
    Ashly Lorenzana

  • #20
    Anthony Bourdain
    “I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.”
    Anthony Bourdain

  • #21
    “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
    S.G. Tallentyre, The Friends of Voltaire

  • #22
    “Truth does not become more true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.”
    Maimonides, The Guide for the Perplexed

  • #23
    Jarod Kintz
    “I had a dream about you. I said green was blue and yellow, and you said green was yellow and blue. You were like that with everything I said, taking the exact opposite stance, yet completely agreeing with me. That’s how I knew you loved me.”
    Jarod Kintz, Dreaming is for lovers

  • #24
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “He who cannot put his thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of dispute.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human: A Book for Free Spirits

  • #25
    D.R. Silva
    “I will never compromise Truth for the sake of getting along with people who can only get along when we agree.”
    D.R. Silva

  • #26
    Iain Pears
    “Do you know, the only people I can have a conversation with are the Jews? At least when they quote scripture at you they are not merely repeating something some priest has babbled in their ear. They have the great merit of disagreeing with nearly everything I say. In fact, they disagree with almost everything they say themselves. And most importantly, they don't think that shouting strengthens their argument.”
    Iain Pears, The Dream of Scipio

  • #27
    Brandon Sanderson
    “Jasnah had once defined a fool as a person who ignored information because it disagreed with desired results.”
    Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

  • #28
    “[Y]ou [man] are fool enough, it seems, to dare to war with [woman=] me, when for your faithful ally you might win me easily.”
    Aristophanes, Lysistrata

  • #29
    Santosh Kalwar
    “What I can give is not necessary what you will get but along our disagreements we will find some alternate ways.”
    Santosh Kalwar

  • #30
    Bryant McGill
    “The best practice is to be around people who absolutely disagree. Grace in conflict is a study in love.”
    Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

  • #31
    Jarod Kintz
    “I always say “I couldn’t agree more,” even if I wholeheartedly disagree, because whether I completely agree or completely disagree, I couldn’t agree more.”
    Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not for Sale

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