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  • #1
    Erasmus
    “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
    Erasmus

  • #2
    William Shakespeare
    “Lord, what fools these mortals be!”
    William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • #3
    José Saramago
    “One cannot be too careful with words, they change their minds just as people do.”
    José Saramago, Death With Interruptions

  • #4
    José Saramago
    “Reading is probably another way of being in a place.”
    José Saramago, El hombre duplicado

  • #5
    David Hume
    “Reading and sauntering and lounging and dosing, which I call thinking, is my supreme Happiness.”
    David Hume

  • #6
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “We talk so abstractly about poetry because all of us are usually bad poets.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche

  • #7
    Oscar Wilde
    “The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #8
    David Hume
    “Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.”
    David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature

  • #9
    William Blake
    “Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.”
    William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

  • #10
    George Eliot
    “But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”
    George Eliot, Middlemarch

  • #11
    Albert Camus
    “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
    Albert Camus

  • #12
    Albert Camus
    “If absolute truth belongs to anyone in this world, it certainly does not belong to the man or party that claims to possess it.”
    Albert Camus

  • #13
    José Saramago
    “Men are all the same, they think that because they came out of the belly of a woman they know all there is to know about women.”
    José Saramago

  • #14
    William Blake
    “The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.”
    William Blake

  • #15
    Oscar Wilde
    “I don't want to go to heaven. None of my friends are there.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #16
    Oscar Wilde
    “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #17
    Oscar Wilde
    “A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #18
    George Carlin
    “The reason I talk to myself is because I’m the only one whose answers I accept.”
    George Carlin

  • #19
    Woody Allen
    “If it turns out that there is a God...the worst that you can say about him is that basically he's an underachiever.”
    Woody Allen

  • #20
    David Hume
    “Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.”
    David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature

  • #21
    “The Nazis aren’t from space. They are right here among us. They are the beasts of our worst nature.”
    James S.A. Corey, Abaddon's Gate



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