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  • #1
    Albert Camus
    “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
    Albert Camus

  • #2
    Allen Ginsberg
    “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of the night.”
    Allen Ginsberg, Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems

  • #3
    Ray Bradbury
    “You must write every single day of your life... You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads... may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days. And out of that love, remake a world.”
    Ray Bradbury

  • #4
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “There may be more beautiful times, but this one is ours.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #5
    Allen Ginsberg
    “Concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. You say what you want to say when you don't care who's listening.”
    Allen Ginsberg

  • #6
    Allen Ginsberg
    “Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.”
    Allen Ginsberg

  • #7
    Jack Kerouac
    “A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #8
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #9
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

  • #10
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night

  • #11
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #12
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
    kurt vonnegut

  • #13
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, If This Isn't Nice, What Is?: Advice for the Young

  • #14
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #15
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #16
    Ray Bradbury
    “You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
    Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

  • #17
    Ray Bradbury
    “I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.”
    Ray Bradbury, Zen in the Art of Writing

  • #18
    Ray Bradbury
    “Why is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?"
    "Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.”
    Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

  • #19
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Do you think that I count the days? There is only one day left, always starting over: it is given to us at dawn and taken away from us at dusk.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre

  • #20
    Jean-Paul Sartre
    “Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.”
    Jean-Paul Sartre , Nausea
    tags: time

  • #21
    Sasha Alsberg
    “Honestly, I hate when in books, the guys changes the girl's life. Like, no. The girl needs to change her own life.”
    Sasha Alsberg a

  • #22
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    “All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.”
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

  • #23
    Emily Brontë
    “Be with me always - take any form - drive me mad! only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!”
    Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • #24
    Oscar Wilde
    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  • #25
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    “Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in.”
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • #26
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    “I recently spoke at a university where a student told me it was such a shame that Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my novel. I told him that I had recently read a novel called American Psycho,and that it was a shame that young Americans were serial murderers.”
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • #27
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    “Many stories matter. Stories have been used to dispossess and to malign. But stories can also be used to empower, and to humanize. Stories can break the dignity of a people. But stories can also repair that broken dignity.”
    Chimamanda Adichie

  • #28
    Theodore Sturgeon
    “Science fiction, outside of poetry, is the only literary field which has no limits, no parameters whatsoever.”
    Theodore Sturgeon

  • #29
    Douglas Adams
    “The story so far:
    In the beginning the Universe was created.
    This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”
    Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

  • #30
    Charlotte Brontë
    “I believe in some blending of hope and sunshine sweetening the worst lots. I believe that this life is not all; neither the beginning nor the end. I believe while I tremble; I trust while I weep.”
    Charlotte Bronte, Villette

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