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    Elizabeth Gaskell
    “I know you despise me; allow me to say, it is because you do not understand me.”
    Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

  • #2
    George Eliot
    “It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
    George Eliot

  • #3
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #4
    Jodi Picoult
    “You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not.”
    Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

  • #5
    Harper Lee
    “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #6
    Jane Austen
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

  • #7
    Billy Sunday
    “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
    Billy Sunday, Billy Sunday, the Man and His Message: With His Own Words Which Have Won Thousands for Christ

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    Jodi Picoult
    “Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.”
    Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

  • #9
    Harper Lee
    “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
    - Atticus Finch”
    Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

  • #10
    Anthony Trollope
    “To have her meals, and her daily walk, and her fill of novels, and to be left alone, was all that she asked of the gods.”
    Anthony Trollope, The Eustace Diamonds

  • #11
    Anne Frank
    “It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”
    Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl

  • #12
    John Steinbeck
    “And this I believe: that the free, exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world. And this I would fight for: the freedom of the mind to take any direction it wishes, undirected. And this I must fight against: any idea, religion, or government which limits or destroys the individual. This is what I am and what I am about.”
    John Steinbeck, East of Eden

  • #13
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
    Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

  • #14
    Roald Dahl
    “Two rights don't equal a left.”
    Roald Dahl, The BFG

  • #15
    Anthony Trollope
    “That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.”
    Anthony Trollope

  • #16
    Anthony Trollope
    “There are some people, if you can only get to learn the length of their feet, you can always fit them with shoes afterwards.”
    Anthony Trollope, The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • #17
    John Galsworthy
    “Light-heartedness always made Soames suspicious - there was generally some reason for it.”
    John Galsworthy, The White Monkey

  • #18
    Elizabeth Gaskell
    “A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.”
    Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

  • #19
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #20
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #21
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #22
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “One's dignity may be assaulted, vandalized, cruelly mocked, but it an never be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #23
    “The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.”
    Christopher McQuarrie, Usual Suspects

  • #24
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #25
    Margaret Thatcher
    “To those waiting with bated breath for that favorite media catchphrase, the U-turn, I have only this to say, ‘You turn if you want; the lady’s not for turning.”
    Margaret Thatcher

  • #26
    “Clarification is not to clarify things. It is to put one’s self in the clear (Sir Humphrey Appleby)”
    Jonathan Lynn & Anthony Jay, The Complete Yes Minister

  • #27
    Bono
    “Even though I'm a believer, I still find it really hard to be around other believers. They make me nervous, they make me twitch. I sorta watch my back.”
    Bono

  • #28
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #29
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #30
    Margaret Thatcher
    “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.”
    Margaret Thatcher



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