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  • #1
    Oscar Wilde
    “Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist

  • #2
    Oscar Wilde
    “I won't tell you that the world matters nothing, or the world's voice, or the voice of society. They matter a good deal. They matter far too much. But there are moments when one has to choose between living one's own life, fully, entirely, completely—or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands. You have that moment now. Choose!”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #3
    Oscar Wilde
    “Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #4
    C.S. Lewis
    “If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #5
    Orson Scott Card
    “It's called civilization. Women invented it, and every time you men blow it all to bits, we just invent it again.”
    Orson Scott Card, The Folk of the Fringe

  • #6
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn
    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #7
    Marilyn Monroe
    “It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #8
    Albert Camus
    “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
    Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
    Walk beside me… just be my friend”
    Albert Camus

  • #9
    Nicholas Sparks
    “I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I've led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I've loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..”
    Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

  • #10
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

  • #11
    George Carlin
    “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
    George Carlin

  • #12
    Oscar Wilde
    “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.”
    Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband

  • #13
    George Meredith
    “A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.”
    George Meredith, Diana of the Crossways

  • #14
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #15
    J.K. Rowling
    “Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • #16
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”
    Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

  • #17
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #18
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • #19
    Mae West
    “I'm no model lady. A model's just an imitation of the real thing.”
    Mae West

  • #20
    Confucius
    “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.”
    Confucious

  • #21
    C.S. Lewis
    “A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.”
    C.S. Lewis

  • #22
    “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

  • #23
    Oscar Wilde
    “Women have a much better time than men in this world; there are far more things forbidden to them.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #24
    May Sarton
    “We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
    May Sarton

  • #25
    Roald Dahl
    “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #26
    Cher
    “The trouble with some women is that they get all excited about nothing - and then marry him.”
    Cher

  • #27
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #28
    Oscar Wilde
    “Work is the curse of the drinking classes.”
    Oscar Wilde
    tags: beer

  • #29
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #30
    George Bernard Shaw
    “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
    George Bernard Shaw, Immaturity



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