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  • #1
    George R.R. Martin
    “When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.”
    George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

  • #2
    Robert Charles Wilson
    “I won't put my ignorance on an altar and call it God. It feels like idolatry, like the worst kind of idolatry.”
    Robert Charles Wilson, Darwinia

  • #3
    John Irving
    “If you care about something you have to protect it – If you’re lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”
    John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany

  • #4
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

  • #5
    Anton Szandor LaVey
    “Stupidity—The top of the list for Satanic Sins. The Cardinal Sin of Satanism. It’s too bad that stupidity isn’t painful. Ignorance is one thing, but our society thrives increasingly on stupidity. It depends on people going along with whatever they are told. The media promotes a cultivated stupidity as a posture that is not only acceptable but laudable. Satanists must learn to see through the tricks and cannot afford to be stupid.”
    Anton Szandor LaVey

  • #6
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way.”
    Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

  • #7
    Patrick Rothfuss
    “Just handle the books gently and you’ll get along fine.”
    Patrick Rothfuss

  • #8
    Charles Bukowski
    “For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command nor faith a dictum. I am my own god. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #9
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.”
    H.P. Lovecraft

  • #10
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown”
    H.P. Lovecraft, Supernatural Horror in Literature

  • #11
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.”
    H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Stories

  • #12
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “I couldn't live a week without a private library - indeed, I'd part with all my furniture and squat and sleep on the floor before I'd let go of the 1500 or so books I possess.”
    H.P. Lovecraft

  • #13
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “Never Explain Anything”
    H.P. Lovecraft

  • #14
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. The crude human animal is in-eradicably superstitious, and there is every biological reason why they should be.
    Take away his Christian god and saints, and he will worship something else...”
    H.P. Lovecraft

  • #15
    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

  • #16
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #17
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “From childhood's hour I have not been. As others were, I have not seen. As others saw, I could not awaken. My heart to joy at the same tone. And all I loved, I loved alone.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #18
    Edgar Allan Poe
    “There is no exquisite beauty… without some strangeness in the proportion.”
    Edgar Allan Poe

  • #19
    Alexandre Dumas
    “There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life.
    " Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, 'Wait and Hope.”
    Alexandre Dumas

  • #20
    Stephen King
    “I think that we're all mentally ill. Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better - and maybe not all that much better after all.”
    Stephen King

  • #21
    Stephen King
    “Nobody likes a clown at midnight”
    Stephen King

  • #22
    Caitlín R. Kiernan
    “I need a world filled with wonder, with awe, with awful things. I couldn't exist in a world devoid of marvels, even if the marvels are terrible marvels. Even if they frighten me to consider them.”
    Caitlín R. Kiernan

  • #23
    Markus Zusak
    “I am haunted by humans.”
    Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

  • #25
    Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures
    “Writers fish for the right words like fishermen fish for, um, whatever those aquatic creatures with fins and gills are called. 
”
    Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

  • #26
    Robert Frost
    “In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.”
    Robert Frost

  • #27
    W.B. Yeats
    “When You Are Old"


    WHEN you are old and grey and full of sleep,
    And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
    And slowly read, and dream of the soft look
    Your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;

    How many loved your moments of glad grace,
    And loved your beauty with love false or true,
    But one man loved the pilgrim soul in you,
    And loved the sorrows of your changing face;

    And bending down beside the glowing bars,
    Murmur, a little sadly, how Love fled
    And paced upon the mountains overhead
    And hid his face amid a crowd of stars.”
    W.B. Yeats

  • #28
    “Strong belief in the bright future, always hiding fear of the past”.”
    Alexandar Tomov
    tags: 2013



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