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  • #1
    I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #3
    Oscar Wilde
    “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #4
    “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

  • #5
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

  • #6
    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

  • #7
    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

  • #8
    Markus Herz
    “Be careful about reading health books. Some fine day you'll die of a misprint.”
    Markus Herz

  • #9
    Robert Orben
    “Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.”
    Robert Orben

  • #10
    Johnny Depp
    “If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.”
    Johnny Depp

  • #11
    Charles Bukowski
    “Do you hate people?”

    “I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.”
    Charles Bukowski, Barfly

  • #12
    Shelby Foote
    “A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library.”
    Shelby Foote

  • #13
    Lemony Snicket
    “A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #14
    Sarah Beth Durst
    “She'd always been a little excitable, a little more passionate about books than your average person, but she was supposed to be -- she was a librarian, after all.”
    Sarah Beth Durst

  • #15
    “If television's a babysitter, the Internet is a drunk librarian who won't shut up.”
    Dorothy Gambrell, Cat and Girl Volume I

  • #16
    Scott Douglas
    “When I tell people I went to library school, the most common reaction is either “You’re joking, right?” or “They have schools for librarians? Do they teach you how to properly sssh people?”
    Scott Douglas

  • #17
    Kathryn Stockett
    “Write about what disturbs you, particularly if it bothers no one else.”
    Kathryn Stockett, The Help

  • #18
    James Branch Cabell
    “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.”
    James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion



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