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  • #1
    Charles Dickens
    “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
    Charles Dickens

  • #2
    Christopher Marlowe
    “Was this the face that launched a thousand ships/And burnt the topless towers of Ilium?”
    Christoper Marlowe, The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
    tags: latin

  • #3
    Patrick Ness
    “Choices may be unbelievably hard but they're never impossible. To say you have no choice is to release yourself from responsibility and that's not how a person with integrity acts.”
    Patrick Ness, Monsters of Men

  • #4
    Patrick Ness
    “We are the choices we make.”
    Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

  • #5
    Brandon Sanderson
    “Good men don't become legends," he said quietly.
    "Good men don't need to become legends." She opened her eyes, looking up at him. "They just do what's right anyway.”
    Brandon Sanderson, The Well of Ascension

  • #6
    Brandon Sanderson
    “I kind of lost track of time..."
    "For two hours?"
    Elend nodded sheepishly. "There were books involved.”
    Brandon Sanderson, The Well of Ascension

  • #7
    Mark  Lawrence
    “Sometime, it's easier to love someone with flaws you can forgive in return for them forgiving yours.”
    Mark Lawrence, King of Thorns

  • #8
    Mark  Lawrence
    “No half measures. Some things can’t be cut in half. You can’t half-love someone. You can’t half-betray, or half-lie.”
    Mark Lawrence, Emperor of Thorns

  • #9
    Mark  Lawrence
    “Words are blunt instruments, better suited to murder than to making sense of the world.”
    Mark Lawrence, Emperor of Thorns

  • #10
    Brandon Sanderson
    “Words are where most change begins.”
    Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

  • #11
    Brandon Sanderson
    “I say that there is no role for women—there is, instead, a role for each woman, and she must make it for herself.”
    Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

  • #12
    Mark  Lawrence
    “We weren't meant to live forever, nor dwell in solitude. A life without change is no life.”
    Mark Lawrence, Prince of Thorns

  • #13
    C.S. Lewis
    “Those who are enjoying something, or suffering something, together, are companions. Those who enjoy or suffer one another, are not.”
    C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

  • #14
    C.S. Lewis
    “Do you not know how bashful friendship is? Friends - comrades - do not look at each other. Friendship would be ashamed...”
    C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

  • #15
    C.S. Lewis
    “The laws of the universe are never broken. Your mistake is to think that the little regularities we have observed on one planet for a few hundred years are the real unbreakable laws; whereas they are only the remote results which the true laws bring about more often than not; as a kind of accident.”
    C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

  • #16
    Voltaire
    “I have wanted to kill myself a hundred times, but somehow I am still in love with life. This ridiculous weakness is perhaps one of our more stupid melancholy propensities, for is there anything more stupid than to be eager to go on carrying a burden which one would gladly throw away, to loathe one’s very being and yet to hold it fast, to fondle the snake that devours us until it has eaten our hearts away?”
    Voltaire, Candide: or, Optimism

  • #17
    Voltaire
    “You are very harsh.'
    'I have seen the world.”
    Voltaire, Candide



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