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  • #1
    G.K. Chesterton
    “There is the great lesson of 'Beauty and the Beast,' that a thing must be loved before it is lovable.”
    Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith)

  • #2
    W.H. Auden
    “The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.”
    W.H. Auden

  • #3
    C.S. Lewis
    “Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #4
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “You can only come to the morning through the shadows.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien

  • #5
    Marcus Aurelius
    “And in the case of superior things like stars, we discover a kind of unity in separation. The higher we rise on the scale of being, the easier it is to discern a connection even among things separated by vast distances.”
    Marcus Aurelius, Meditations
    tags: unity

  • #6
    Anaïs Nin
    “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #7
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #8
    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: A Collection of Her Short Stories, Fables, and Lesser-Known Writings, Revised Edition

  • #9
    Plato
    “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
    Plato

  • #10
    Helen Keller
    “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart”
    Helen Keller

  • #11
    Albert Einstein
    “Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.”
    Einstein

  • #12
    Albert Einstein
    “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #13
    Virginia Woolf
    “Sometimes I think heaven must be one continuous unexhausted reading.”
    Virginia Woolf, Selected Letters

  • #14
    “How lucky I am to have known somebody and something that saying goodbye to is so damned awful.”
    Evans G. Valens, The Other Side of the Mountain: The Story of Jill Kinmont

  • #15
    A.A. Milne
    “Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #16
    J.M. Barrie
    “Second star to the right and straight on 'til morning. ”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #17
    Marcus Aurelius
    “Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength which will always spring up if thou wilt always look.”
    Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

  • #18
    Marcus Aurelius
    “What we do now echoes in eternity.”
    Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

  • #19
    Marcus Aurelius
    “We are the other of the other”
    Marco Aurelio

  • #20
    Anaïs Nin
    “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
    Anais Nin

  • #21
    Anaïs Nin
    “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”
    Anais Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934

  • #22
    Anaïs Nin
    “The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say.”
    Anais Nin

  • #23
    Maya Angelou
    “There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure truth.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #24
    Maya Angelou
    “Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #25
    Douglas Adams
    “Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”
    Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

  • #26
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #27
    W.B. Yeats
    “What can be explained is not poetry.”
    W.B. Yeats

  • #28
    W.B. Yeats
    “There is another world, but it is in this one.”
    William Butler Yeats

  • #29
    Rumi
    “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
    Rumi

  • #30
    Rumi
    “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”
    Rumi



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