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  • #1
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #3
    Stephen King
    “Books are a uniquely portable magic.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

  • #4
    C.S. Lewis
    “When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #5
    “According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way that a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyways. Because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.”
    Bee Movie

  • #6
    William Shakespeare
    “All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.”
    William Shakespeare, As You Like It

  • #7
    Douglas Adams
    “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #8
    Ernest Hemingway
    “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
    Ernest Hemingway

  • #9
    A.A. Milne
    “What day is it?” asked Pooh.
    “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
    “My favorite day,” said Pooh.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #10
    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

  • #11
    You can't take the sky from me.
    “You can't take the sky from me.”
    Joss Whedon

  • #13
    J.K. Rowling
    “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • #14
    John Scalzi
    “Never anger a sci-fi writer. These people destroy entire planets over lunch. Imagine what they'll do to you.”
    John Scalzi

  • #14
    I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
    “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”
    Jorge Luis Borges

  • #17
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “All stories are true.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

  • #17
    Stephen King
    “The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn't real. I know that, and I also know that if I'm careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.”
    Stephen King, Night Shift

  • #17
    Douglas Adams
    “A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.”
    Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

  • #17
    Toni Morrison
    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
    Toni Morrison

  • #18
    Ray Bradbury
    “I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.”
    Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

  • #19
    Laini Taylor
    “There are other ways of showing someone you love them, such as fetching them out of Hell.”
    Laini Taylor, Lips Touch: Three Times

  • #20
    Christopher Moore
    “Stephenie Meyer: Her vampires are sparkly, which I think we can all agree is wrong.”
    Christopher Moore

  • #21
    Kenya Wright
    “Dante and this Palero were definitely playing some sort of game, and I didn’t know the rules, which was fine with me. Whenever a game became too complicated, I just set the board on fire.”
    Kenya Wright, Fire Baptized

  • #22
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “I like your manly bravado," she said. "Do it some more.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

  • #23
    Mark Twain
    “Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.”
    Mark Twain

  • #24
    Rachel Vincent
    “It's not the length of the word; it's how well you use it!”
    Rachel Vincent

  • #25
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “You lack the requisite spine and testicular fortitude to study under me.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

  • #26
    Christopher Moore
    “She's evil. Evil, evil, evil. I want to see her naked.”
    Christopher Moore, Bloodsucking Fiends

  • #27
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “I've waited a long time to show these flowers how pretty you are.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

  • #28
    Thomas Szasz
    “Two wrongs don't make a right, but they make a good excuse.”
    Thomas Szasz

  • #29
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns.”
    Patrick Rothfuss

  • #30
    Scott Lynch
    “To us — richer and cleverer than everyone else!”
    Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora



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