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  • #1
    A.A. Milne
    “Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
    "Pooh!" he whispered.
    "Yes, Piglet?"
    "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you.”
    A.A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner

  • #2
    Christopher Moore
    “not the end of the world, just darkness over everything," Charlie cheerfully said. "it gets dark - turn on a light.”
    Christopher Moore, A Dirty Job

  • #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
    Toni Morrison
    “All paradises, all utopias are designed by who is not there, by the people who are not allowed in.

    [Conversation with Elizabeth Farnsworth, PBS NewsHour, March 9, 1998]”
    Toni Morrison

  • #5
    A.A. Milne
    “It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?”
    A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #6
    Tennessee Williams
    “All pretty girls are a trap, a pretty trap, and men expect them to be.”
    Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

  • #7
    A.A. Milne
    “Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #8
    Ian McEwan
    “Wasn't writing a kind of soaring, an achievable form of flight, of fancy, of the imagination?”
    Ian McEwan, Atonement

  • #9
    A.A. Milne
    “Weeds are flowers, too, once you get to know them.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #10
    Charles Baudelaire
    “To be away from home and yet to feel oneself everywhere at home; to see the world, to be at the centre of the world, and yet to remain hidden from the world—impartial natures which the tongue can but clumsily define. The spectator is a prince who everywhere rejoices in his incognito.”
    Charles Baudelaire, The Painter of Modern Life and Other Essays

  • #11
    Roddy Doyle
    “It was frightening, though, how little time you got. You only became yourself when you were twenty-three or twenty-four. A few years later, you had an old man's chest hair. It wasn't worth it.”
    Roddy Doyle, Bullfighting: Stories

  • #12
    A.A. Milne
    “One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #13
    A.A. Milne
    “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?”
    A.A. Milne

  • #14
    Hugh Howey
    “It was the hubris of each generation to think this anew, to think that their time was special, that all things would come to an end with them.”
    Hugh Howey, Shift

  • #15
    A.A. Milne
    “I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true”
    A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

  • #16
    John Green
    “I feel like my life is so scattered right now. Like it's all the small pieces of paper and someone's turned on the fan. But, talking to you makes me feel like the fan's been turned off for a little bit. Like things could actually make sense. You completely unscatter me, and I appreciate that so much.”
    John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

  • #17
    Christopher Moore
    “You're the one with almost an MBA," Barry, the short balding one, said to Lash.
    "You should know what to do."
    "They don't cover what to do with a dead hooker," Lash countered. "That's a whole
    different program. Political science, I think.”
    christopher moore, You Suck
    tags: humor

  • #18
    A.A. Milne
    “Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering.”
    A.A. Milne

  • #19
    Dr. Seuss
    “I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #20
    Galway Kinnell
    “Turn on the dream you lived
    through the unwavering gaze.
    It is as you thought: the living burn.
    In the floating days
    may you discover grace.”
    Galway Kinnell

  • #21
    Dr. Seuss
    “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
    Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!

  • #22
    Edith Wharton
    “A smiling, bantering, humouring, watchful and incessant lie. A lie by day, a lie by night, a lie in every touch and every look; a lie in every caress and every quarrel; a lie in every word and in every silence.”
    Edith Wharton, The Age of Innocence

  • #23
    Dr. Seuss
    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
    Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

  • #24
    Karen Joy Fowler
    “You can’t imagine the white-hot fury someone who can’t sleep has toward the beautiful dreamer beside him.”
    Karen Joy Fowler, We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

  • #25
    Dr. Seuss
    “If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #26
    Jeanette Winterson
    “To me, these days will never end. I am always there, in that room with her,
    or if not I, the imprint of myself - my fossil-love”
    Jeanette Winterson, Powerbook

  • #28
    Dr. Seuss
    “How did it get so late so soon?”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #30
    Dr. Seuss
    “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #31
    Dr. Seuss
    “If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.”
    Dr. Seuss

  • #33
    Dr. Seuss
    “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.”
    Dr. Seuss



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