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  • #1
    L. Frank Baum
    “A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others”
    L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

  • #2
    Kahlil Gibran
    “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
    Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

  • #3
    “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

  • #4
    Charles Dickens
    “Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.”
    Charles Dickens

  • #5
    William Shakespeare
    “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind,
    And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #6
    J.K. Rowling
    “There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #7
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #8
    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

  • #9
    Harper Lee
    “The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #10
    Harper Lee
    “People in their right minds never take pride in their talents.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #11
    William Shakespeare
    “I must be cruel only to be kind;
    Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.”
    William Shakespeare , Hamlet

  • #12
    William Shakespeare
    “If music be the food of love, play on.”
    William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

  • #13
    Ama H. Vanniarachchy
    “I fear the many faces, many personalities in me. Sometimes I fail to understand my self and become deceived by my various selves.”
    Ama H. Vanniarachchy

  • #14
    Kate McGahan
    “We tried to make a heaven of earth,
    But the earth is just a stage, a school,
    Where we wear our masks and play our roles
    And teach each other how to love.”
    Kate McGahan, JACK McAFGHAN: Reflections on Life with my Master

  • #15
    Sándor Márai
    “Vienna wasn't just a city, it was a tone that either one carries forever in one's soul or one does not. It was the most beautiful thing in my life. I was poor, but I was not alone, because I had a friend. And Vienna was like another friend. When it rained in the tropics, I always heard the voice of Vienna. And at other times too. Sometimes deep in the virgin forests I smelled the musty smell of the entrance hall in Hietzing. Music and everything I loved was in the stones of Vienna, and in people's glances and their behavior, the way pure feelings are part of one's very heart. You know when the feelings stop hurting. Vienna in winter and spring. The allés in Schönbrunn. The blue light in the dormitory at the academy, the great white stairwell with the baroque statue. Morning ridings in the Prater. The mildew in the riding school. I remember all of it exactly, and I wanted to see it again...”
    Sándor Márai, Embers

  • #16
    Orhan Pamuk
    “The beauty and mystery of this world only emerges through affection, attention, interest and compassion . . . open your eyes wide and actually see this world by attending to its colors, details and irony.”
    Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red

  • #17
    Christopher Moore
    “How do you know, when you think blue — when you say blue — that you are talking about the same blue as anyone else?

    You cannot get a grip on blue.

    Blue is the sky, the sea, a god’s eye, a devil’s tail, a birth, a strangulation, a virgin’s cloak, a monkey’s ass. It’s a butterfly, a bird, a spicy joke, the saddest song, the brightest day.

    Blue is sly, slick, it slides into the room sideways, a slippery trickster.

    This is a story about the color blue, and like blue, there’s nothing true about it. Blue is beauty, not truth. ‘True blue’ is a ruse, a rhyme; it’s there, then it’s not. Blue is a deeply sneaky color.”
    Christopher Moore, Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d'Art

  • #18
    Maggie Stiefvater
    “I don’t care to be pretty,” Blue shot back hotly, “I care to look on the outside like I look on the inside.”
    Maggie Stiefvater

  • #19
    Fennel Hudson
    “It is the quietening of the day that most appeals.”
    Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life - Fennel's Journal - No. 1

  • #20
    Rodney Ross
    “I just wait to go elsewhere but I get there and it’s the same dusk.”
    Rodney Ross, The Cool Part of His Pillow
    tags: dusk

  • #21
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #22
    J.K. Rowling
    “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • #23
    Charles Dickens
    “I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be.”
    Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

  • #24
    Charles Dickens
    “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”
    Charles Dickens

  • #25
    Stephenie Meyer
    “I know love and lust don't always keep the same company.”
    Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

  • #26
    Jennifer Elisabeth
    “I can do this… I can start over. I can save my own life and I’m never going to be alone as long as I have stars to wish on and people to still love.”
    Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

  • #27
    “Psychology claims that when you can't sleep at night, you are actually awake in someone's dream.”
    Anonymous, Las mil y una noches
    tags: love

  • #28
    “A truth once seen by a single mind ends up by imposing itself on the totality of human consciousness.”
    Anonymous, The Arabian Nights

  • #29
    Gabriel García Márquez
    “There is always something left to love.”
    Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

  • #30
    Jane Jacobs
    “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.”
    Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities



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