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  • #162
    Paulo Coelho
    “When each day is the same as the next, it’s because people fail to recognize the good things that happen in their lives every day that the sun rises.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

  • #163
    Lady Gaga
    “Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.”
    Lady Gaga

  • #164
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
    THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
    FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
    WAS MUSIC”
    Kurt Vonnegut

  • #165
    E.E. Cummings
    “To be nobody but
    yourself in a world
    which is doing its best day and night to make you like
    everybody else means to fight the hardest battle
    which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.”
    E.E. Cummings

  • #166
    Douglas Adams
    “Don't Panic.”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #167
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The unreal is more powerful than the real. Because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. Because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. Stone crumbles. Wood rots. People, well, they die. But things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on. If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. You can change the way people live their lives. That's the only lasting thing you can create.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

  • #168
    Nelson Mandela
    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
    Nelson Mandela

  • #169
    “A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.”
    John A. Shedd

  • #170
    Harriet Tubman
    “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
    Harriet Tubman

  • #171
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    “He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”
    J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  • #172
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    “Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.”
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • #173
    Howard Zinn
    “There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.”
    Howard Zinn

  • #174
    John Lennon
    “A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”
    John Lennon

  • #175
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #176
    Stephen Chbosky
    “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #177
    Paulo Coelho
    “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.”
    Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

  • #178
    Deborah Reber
    “Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. It's just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself.”
    Deborah Reber, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

  • #179
    Shel Silverstein
    “The Little Boy and the Old Man

    Said the little boy, "Sometimes I drop my spoon."
    Said the old man, "I do that too."
    The little boy whispered, "I wet my pants."
    I do that too," laughed the little old man.
    Said the little boy, "I often cry."
    The old man nodded, "So do I."
    But worst of all," said the boy, "it seems
    Grown-ups don't pay attention to me."
    And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand.
    I know what you mean," said the little old man.”
    Shel Silverstein

  • #180
    Paulo Coelho
    “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.”
    Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

  • #181
    Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi
    “Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.”
    Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi

  • #182
    Nick Hornby
    “It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.”
    Nick Hornby

  • #183
    Louise Erdrich
    “Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won't either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are here to be swallowed up. And when it happens that you are broken, or betrayed, or left, or hurt, or death brushes near, let yourself sit by an apple tree and listen to the apples falling all around you in heaps, wasting their sweetness. Tell yourself you tasted as many as you could.”
    Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum

  • #184
    Taylor Swift
    “When I was a little girl I used to read fairy tales. In fairy tales you meet Prince Charming and he's everything you ever wanted. In fairy tales the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is. Then you grow up and you realize that Prince Charming is not as easy to find as you thought. You realize the bad guy is not wearing a black cape and he's not easy to spot; he's really funny, and he makes you laugh, and he has perfect hair.”
    Taylor Swift

  • #185
    Robert Frost
    “These woods are lovely, dark and deep,
    But I have promises to keep,
    And miles to go before I sleep,
    And miles to go before I sleep.”
    Robert Frost, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

  • #186
    Robert Frost
    “If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.”
    Robert Frost

  • #187
    Haruki Murakami
    “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
    Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood

  • #188
    Douglas Adams
    “Would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?”
    Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • #191
    Mark Twain
    “What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce.”
    Mark Twain

  • #192
    Joseph Joubert
    “The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.”
    Joseph Joubert

  • #193
    J.K. Rowling
    “Ginny!" said Mr. Weasley, flabbergasted. "Haven't I taught you anything? What have I always told you? Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain?”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets



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