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  • #1
    J.K. Rowling
    “To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #2
    J.K. Rowling
    “It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #3
    J.K. Rowling
    “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #4
    J.K. Rowling
    “We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • #5
    M.R. Carey
    “Growing up and growing old. Playing. Exploring. Like Pooh and Piglet. And then like the Famous Five. And then like Heidi and Anne of Green Gables. And then like Pandora, opening the great big box of the world and not being afraid, not even caring whether what’s inside is good or bad. Because it’s both. Everything is always both.
    But you have to open it to find that out.”
    M.R. Carey, The Girl With All the Gifts

  • #6
    Madeline Miller
    “Achilles' eyes were bright in the firelight, his face drawn sharply by the flickering shadows. I would know is in dark or disguise, told myself. I would know it even in madness.”
    Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

  • #7
    Madeline Miller
    “When he speaks at last, his voice is weary, and defeated. He doesn’t know how to be angry with me, either. We are like damp wood that won’t light.”
    Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

  • #8
    Madeline Miller
    “We reached for each other, and I thought of how many nights I had lain awake loving him in silence.”
    Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles

  • #9
    Rainbow Rowell
    “Sharing a room with the person you want most is like sharing a room with an open fire.

    He's constantly drawing you in. And you're constantly stepping too close. And you know it's not good--that there is no good--that there's absolutely nothing that can ever come of it.

    But you do it anyway.
    And then...
    Well. Then you burn.”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #10
    Rainbow Rowell
    “He's still looking in my eyes. Staring me down like he did that dragon, chin tilted and locked. "I'm not the Chosen One," he says.
    I meet his gaze and sneer. My arm is a steel band around his waist. "I choose you," I say. "Simon Snow, I choose you.”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #11
    Rainbow Rowell
    “It's the good things that hurt when you're missing them.”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #12
    Rainbow Rowell
    “I think I might kiss him. He's right here. And his lips are hanging open (mouth breather) and his eyes are alive, alive, alive.”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #13
    Rainbow Rowell
    “And sometimes holes want to get bigger, but Baz was wrong—sometimes they just want to be filled.”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #14
    Rainbow Rowell
    “Is it that important? Wouldn’t it be more important to teach the least powerful? To help them make the most of what they do have? Should we teach only poets to read?”
    Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

  • #15
    John Green
    “I wanted to know that he would be okay if I died. I wanted to not be a grenade, to not be a malevolent force in the lives of people I loved.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #16
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “I am so, so alive.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races

  • #17
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “I stare at him. "You can't risk not winning. Not because of me."
    Sean doesn't lift his eyes from the counter. "We make our move when you make yours. You on the inside, me on the outside. Corr can come from the middle of the pack; he's done it before. It's one side you won't have to worry about."
    I say, "I will not be your weakness, Sean Kendrick."
    Now he looks at me. He says, very softly, "It's late for that, Puck.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races

  • #18
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “Did no one tell him that pain lives in this sand, dug in and watered with our blood?”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Scorpio Races

  • #19
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “I know when I'm awake and when I'm asleep," Ronan Lynch said.
    Adam Parrish, curled over himself in a pair of battered, greasy coveralls, asked, "Do you?"
    "Maybe I dreamt you," he said.
    "Thanks for the straight teeth, then," Adam replied.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily, Lily Blue

  • #20
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “I guess now would be a good time to tell you," He said. "I took Chainsaw out of my dreams.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

  • #21
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “Wanting to live, but accepting death to save others: that was courage. That was to be Gansey's greatness.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven King

  • #22
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “Did you get notes for me?"
    "No", Ronan replied,"I thought you were dead in a ditch.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

  • #23
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “Ronan, taking in Blue’s posture and Gansey below, observed, “If you spit, Blue, it would land right in his eye.”
    Gansey moved to the opposite side of the bed with surprising swiftness, glancing at Adam and away again as quickly.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven Boys

  • #24
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “Blue was perfectly aware that it was possible to have a friendship that wasn't all-encompassing, that wasn't blinding, deafening, maddening, quickening. It was just that now that she'd had this kind, she didn't want another.”
    Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily, Lily Blue

  • #25
    Lois Lowry
    “Behind him,across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps it was only an echo.”
    Lois Lowry, The Giver

  • #26
    Sharon Creech
    “It can't be dead. It was alive just a minute ago.”
    Sharon Creech

  • #27
    Louis Sachar
    “I'm not saying it's going to be easy. Nothing in life is easy. But that's no reason to give up. You'll be surprised what you can accomplish if you set your mind to it. After all, you only have one life, so you should try to make the most of it.”
    Louis Sachar

  • #28
    Harper Lee
    “There are just some kind of men who-who're so busy worrying about the next world they've never learned to live in this one, and you can look down the street and see the results.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #29
    Harper Lee
    “You rarely win, but sometimes you do.”
    Harper Lee

  • #30
    Harper Lee
    “A mob's always made up of people, no matter what. Mr. Cunningham was part of a mob last night, but he was still a man. Every mob in every little Southern town is always made up of people you know--doesn't say much for them, does it?”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird



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