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  • #1
    Dorothy L. Sayers
    “The great advantage about telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.”
    Dorothy L. Sayers

  • #2
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #3
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    “Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • #4
    Thomas Jefferson
    “On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #5
    Henry Miller
    “A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.”
    Henry Miller, The Books in My Life

  • #6
    Napoléon Bonaparte
    “Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him.”
    Napoleon Bonaparte

  • #7
    Groucho Marx
    “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”
    Groucho Marx

  • #8
    Roberto Bolaño
    “Books are finite, sexual encounters are finite, but the desire to read and to fuck is infinite; it surpasses our own deaths, our fears, our hopes for peace.”
    Roberto Bolano

  • #9
    Kahlil Gibran
    “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
    Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

  • #10
    “Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”
    Rob Siltanen

  • #11
    Alan Moore
    “My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky.”
    Alan Moore

  • #12
    Neil Gaiman
    “Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up.”
    Neil Gaiman, The Kindly Ones

  • #13
    “First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you and want to burn you. And then they build monuments to you.”
    Nicholas Klein

  • #14
    Groucho Marx
    “Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
    Groucho Marx, The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

  • #15
    Alan Moore
    “Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea... and ideas are bulletproof.”
    Alan Moore, V for Vendetta

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #17
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #18
    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

  • #19
    Terry Pratchett
    “Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.”
    Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

  • #20
    David Sedaris
    “If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.”
    David Sedaris, Barrel Fever

  • #21
    Aristotle
    “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
    Aristotle

  • #22
    Bob Marley
    “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
    Bob Marley

  • #23
    James Dickey
    “A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.”
    James Dickey

  • #24
    Albert Einstein
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #25
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #26
    William W. Purkey
    “You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
    Love like you'll never be hurt,
    Sing like there's nobody listening,
    And live like it's heaven on earth.”
    William W. Purkey

  • #27
    Mark Twain
    “A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
    Mark Twain

  • #28
    Mhairi McFarlane
    “Do nothing, and nothing happens. Life is about decisions. You either make them or they're made for you, but you can't avoid them.”
    Mhairi McFarlane, You Had Me At Hello

  • #29
    Mark Twain
    “What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know. It's what we know for sure that just ain't so.”
    Mark Twain

  • #30
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    “Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”
    Robert Louis Stevenson



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