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  • #1
    Virginia Woolf
    “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
    Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

  • #2
    Virginia Woolf
    “I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #3
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “And all I loved, I loved alone.”
    Edgar Allen Poe

  • #4
    J.D. Salinger
    “I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.”
    J.D. Salinger, Franny and Zooey

  • #5
    Virginia Woolf
    “When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don't seem to matter very much, do they?”
    Virginia Woolf

  • #6
    Ernest Hemingway
    “Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
    Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

  • #7
    Robert A. Heinlein
    “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.”
    Robert A. Heinlein

  • #8
    Oscar Wilde
    “Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. (Mr. Dumby, Act III)”
    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  • #10
    Albert Camus
    “Maman used to say that you can always find something to be happy about. In my prison, when the sky turned red and a new day slipped into my cell, I found out that she was right.”
    Albert Camus, The Stranger

  • #11
    Albert Camus
    “I know that man is capable of great deeds. But if he isn't capable of great emotion, well, he leaves me cold.”
    Albert Camus, The Plague

  • #12
    Brigham Young
    “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”
    Brigham Young

  • #13
    Cheris Kramarae
    “Feminism is the radical notion that women are human beings.”
    Cheris Kramarae

  • #14
    Oscar Wilde
    “I like men who have a future and women who have a past.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #15
    Virginia Woolf
    “No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.”
    Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own / Three Guineas

  • #16
    Albert Camus
    “Thus each of us had to be content to live only for the day, alone under the vast indifference of the sky.”
    Albert Camus, The Plague

  • #17
    J.D. Salinger
    “That's the whole trouble. You can't ever find a place that's nice and peaceful, because there isn't any. You may think there is, but once you get there, when you're not looking, somebody'll sneak up and write "Fuck you" right under your nose. Try it sometime. I think, even, if I ever die, and they stick me in a cemetery, and I have a tombstone and all, it'll say "Holden Caulfield" on it, and then what year I was born and what year I died, and then right under that it'll say "Fuck you." I'm positive, in fact.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
    tags: meta

  • #18
    Oscar Wilde
    “Every one is worthy of love, except him who thinks that he is. Love is a
    sacrament that should be taken kneeling.”
    Oscar Wilde, De Profundis

  • #19
    John Green
    “Is it still cool to go to the mall?' she asked. 'I take quite a lot of pride in not knowing what's cool,' I answered.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #20
    Oscar Wilde
    “out of sorrow have the worlds been built, and at the birth of a child or a star, there is pain”
    Oscar Wilde , De Profundis

  • #21
    J.D. Salinger
    “You can't stop a teacher when they want to do something. They just do it.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #22
    J.D. Salinger
    “People are mostly hot to have a discussion when you're not.”
    J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

  • #23
    Virginia Woolf
    “I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me.”
    Virginia Woolf, The Waves

  • #24
    John Green
    “I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is inprobably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am I, living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it-or my observation of it-is temporary?”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #25
    John Green
    “I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #26
    Oscar Wilde
    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  • #27
    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use
    “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #28
    Oscar Wilde
    “I am not young enough to know everything.”
    Oscar Wilde
    tags: age

  • #29
    Oscar Wilde
    “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.”
    Oscar Wilde (attributed to)

  • #30
    Oscar Wilde
    “To define is to limit.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray



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