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  • #1
    George Burns
    “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
    George Burns

  • #2
    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

  • #3
    George Eliot
    “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
    George Eliot

  • #4
    James Baldwin
    “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”
    James Baldwin

  • #5
    Charles William Eliot
    “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
    Charles William Eliot

  • #6
    George Sand
    “Let us accept truth, even when it surprises us and alters our views.”
    George Sand, Letters Of George Sand

  • #7
    Henry David Thoreau
    “I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

  • #8
    Audre Lorde
    “If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive.”
    Audre Lorde

  • #9
    George Burns
    “You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old.”
    George Burns

  • #10
    Anaïs Nin
    “We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.”
    Anaïs Nin

  • #11
    Frederick Douglass
    “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
    Frederick Douglass

  • #12
    Leo Tolstoy
    “It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.”
    Leo Tolstoy, The Kreutzer Sonata

  • #13
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #14
    Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.
    “Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”
    Roald Dahl

  • #15
    Saul Bellow
    “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”
    Saul Bellow

  • #16
    Agatha Christie
    “It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them. ”
    Agatha Christie, An Autobiography

  • #17
    Louisa May Alcott
    “She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.”
    Louisa May Alcott, Work: A Story of Experience

  • #18
    Laurie Halse Anderson
    “You have to know what you stand for, not just what you stand against.”
    Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak

  • #19
    Voltaire
    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
    Voltaire

  • #20
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.”
    Edgar Allan Poe, Eleonora

  • #21
    Jane Goodall
    “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
    Jane Goodall

  • #22
    Rita Mae Brown
    “I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.”
    Rita Mae Brown

  • #23
    John F. Kennedy
    “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.”
    John F. Kennedy

  • #24
    Lao Tzu
    “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
    Lao Tzu

  • #25
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #26
    Arthur Miller
    “Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value.”
    Arthur Miller

  • #27
    Albert Einstein
    “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #28
    Socrates
    “The unexamined life is not worth living.”
    Socrates

  • #29
    William Shakespeare
    “Double, double, toil and trouble;
    Fire burn, and cauldron bubble!”
    William Shakespeare, Macbeth

  • #30
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.”
    Winston S. Churchill



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