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  • #1
    Neil Gaiman
    “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
    Neil Gaiman, Coraline

  • #2
    William Shakespeare
    “The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #3
    The constant happiness is curiosity.
    “The constant happiness is curiosity.”
    Alice Munro

  • #4
    We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip
    “We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.”
    Ray Bradbury

  • #5
    Ellen Goodman
    “We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. ”
    Ellen Goodman

  • #6
    Neil Gaiman
    “Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”
    Neil Gaiman, Fables & Reflections

  • #7
    Søren Kierkegaard
    “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
    Søren Kierkegaard

  • #8
    George Carlin
    “May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.”
    George Carlin

  • #9
    Arthur Conan Doyle
    “It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

  • #10
    William Trevor
    “I read hungrily and delightedly, and have realized since that you can’t write unless you read.”
    William Trevor

  • #11
    Caitlín R. Kiernan
    “Language is a poor enough means of communication as it is. So we should use all the words we have.”
    Caitlín R. Kiernan, The Drowning Girl

  • #12
    Jane Green
    “Anyone can live in a house, but homes are created with patience, time and love.”
    Jane Green, The Beach House

  • #13
    John Masefield
    “The days that make us happy make us wise.”
    John Masefield

  • #14
    Carol Shields
    “Write the book you want to read, the one you cannot find.”
    Carol Shields

  • #15
    John Hodgman
    “Stories make sense when so much around us is senseless, and perhaps what makes them most comforting is that while life goes on and pain goes on, stories do us the favor of ending.”
    John Hodgman

  • #16
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “It's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

  • #17
    Kiera Cass
    “Books were a safe place, a world apart from my own. No matter what had happened that day, that year, there was always a story in which someone overcame their darkest hour. I wasn't alone.”
    Kiera Cass, The Siren

  • #18
    Gregory Maguire
    “Remember this: Nothing is written in the stars. Not these stars, nor any others. No one controls your destiny.”
    Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

  • #19
    Yasunari Kawabata
    “Time flows in the same way for all human beings; every human being flows through time in a different way.”
    Yasunari Kawabata

  • #20
    Harriet Martineau
    “You better live your best and act your best and think your best today, for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.”
    Harriet Martineau

  • #21
    René Char
    “I believe in the magic and authority of words.”
    René Char

  • #22
    Christian Bauman
    “Reading was a joy, a desperately needed escape -- I didn't read to learn, I was reading to read.”
    Christian Bauman

  • #23
    Erich Segal
    “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.”
    Erich Segal

  • #24
    Jeph Jacques
    “You ought to expect better of people. It encourages you to be a better person yourself.”
    Jeph Jacques, Questionable Content, Vol. 1

  • #25
    Angela Johnson
    “My life is like tofu—it's what gets added that makes it interesting.”
    Angela Johnson, A Certain October

  • #26
    Ian McEwan
    “When it's gone, you'll know what a gift love was. You'll suffer like this. So go back and fight to keep it.”
    Ian McEwan, Enduring Love

  • #27
    Michael  Grant
    “Fear wasn't about what made sense. Fear was about possibilities. Not things that happened. Things that might.”
    Michael Grant, Fear

  • #28
    “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”
    Suzy Kassem

  • #29
    Anthony Bourdain
    “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life—and travel—leaves marks on you.”
    Anthony Bourdain

  • #30
    João Guimarães Rosa
    “The master is not the one who teaches; it's the one who suddenly learns.”
    Joao Guimaraes Rosa, Grande Sertao: Veredas

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