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  • #1
    J.M. Barrie
    “Build a house?" exclaimed John.

    "For the Wendy," said Curly.

    "For Wendy?" John said, aghast. "Why, she is only a girl!"

    "That," explained Curly, "is why we are her servants.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #2
    J.M. Barrie
    “To live will be an awfully big adventure.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #3
    Jane O'Connor
    “Mom says it's good luck if a ladybug lands on you. But club members do not think that is scientifically accurate.”
    Jane O'Connor, Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire!

  • #4
    Carl Sandburg
    “Time is the coin of your life. You spend it. Do not allow others to spend it for you.”
    Carl Sandburg

  • #5
    A.A. Milne
    “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #6
    J.D. Salinger
    “That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look at, or even if they're sort of stupid, you fall in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are. Girls. Jesus Christ. They can drive you crazy. They really can.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #7
    J.D. Salinger
    “I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life. It's awful. If I'm on my way to the store to buy a magazine, even, and somebody asks me where I'm going, I'm liable to say I'm going to the opera. It's terrible.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #8
    J.D. Salinger
    “I don't exactly know what I mean by that, but I mean it.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #9
    J.D. Salinger
    “I love you to pieces, distraction, etc.”
    J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

  • #10
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #11
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #12
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #13
    Donna Tartt
    “Beauty is rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming.”
    Donna Tartt, The Secret History

  • #14
    Shel Silverstein
    “Do a loony-goony dance
    'Cross the kitchen floor,
    Put something silly in the world
    That ain't been there before.”
    Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic

  • #15
    Sarah Addison Allen
    “First frost meant letting go, so it was always reason to celebrate.”
    Sarah Addison Allen, First Frost

  • #16
    Geoffrey Chaucer
    “Patience is a conquering virtue.”
    Geoffrey Chaucer



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