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  • #1
    Jane Yolen
    “Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.”
    Jane Yolen, Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

  • #2
    Ken Kesey
    “Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.”
    Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

  • #3
    D.H. Lawrence
    “A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.”
    D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • #4
    Charles M. Schulz
    “Happiness is a warm puppy.”
    Charles M. Schulz

  • #5
    L.M. Montgomery
    “Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
    L.M. Montgomery

  • #6
    Judith Viorst
    “Strength is the capacity to break a Hershey bar into four pieces with your bare hands - and then eat just one of the pieces.”
    Judith Viorst, Love & Guilt & The Meaning Of Life, Etc

  • #7
    Lemony Snicket
    “If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window

  • #8
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    “If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear!”
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

  • #9
    Graham Parke
    “I'm looking into my past lives. I'm convinced some of them still owe me money.”
    Graham Parke, Unspent Time

  • #10
    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

  • #11
    Orson Welles
    “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.”
    Orson Welles

  • #12
    André Gide
    “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    André Gide, Autumn Leaves

  • #13
    Agatha Christie
    “Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.”
    Agatha Christie

  • #14
    “Love is a rebellious bird,
    that nobody can tame,
    and you call him quite in vain,
    if it suits him not to come.”
    Ludovic Halévy

  • #15
    Graham Parke
    “My Zombie apocalypse plan is simple but effective; I fully intend to die in the very first wave.

    Seems more logical than undergoing all kinds of hardships only to die eventually anyway (through bites/malnutrition/or terminally chapped lips)”
    Graham Parke

  • #16
    John Boyne
    “There's things that happen in a person's life that are so scorched in the memory and burned into the heart that there's no forgetting them.”
    John Boyne

  • #17
    Donald E. Westlake
    “Nobody gets everything in this life. You decide your priorities and you make your choices. I'd decided long ago that any cake I had would be eaten.”
    Donald E. Westlake, Two Much

  • #18
    Laurell K. Hamilton
    “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
    Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss

  • #19
    Anne Rice
    “None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.”
    Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

  • #20
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

  • #21
    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
    “It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.”
    Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

  • #22
    Anthony Burgess
    “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”
    Anthony Burgess

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