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  • #1
    Anne Rice
    “Goodnight sweet prince, may flights of devils wing you to your rest.”
    Anne Rice

  • #2
    Barbara Kingsolver
    “The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”
    Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

  • #3
    Honoré de Balzac
    “The more one judges, the less one loves.”
    Honoré de Balzac, Physiologie Du Mariage

  • #4
    Kim Harrison
    “I told you, computers are like women. If you shout at them or ask them to do too many things at once, they shut down and you won't even get a sniff" pg. 4”
    Kim Harrison, The Good, the Bad, and the Undead

  • #5
    Leo Rosten
    “O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales.”
    Leo Rosten

  • #6
    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

  • #7
    W.B. Yeats
    “For he would be thinking of love
    Till the stars had run away
    And the shadows eaten the moon.”
    W.B. Yeats, Selected Poems and Four Plays

  • #8
    Henry David Thoreau
    “Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
    Henry David Thoreau, Walden

  • #9
    Alexandre Dumas
    “Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.”
    Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

  • #10
    “Hormones, hormones, lovely little hormones,' Gus sang. 'Give 'em chocolate, give 'em salt, give 'em a credit card and let them sort themselves out. But you never give 'em a gun. Hormones, hormones, lovely little...
    Christiana Miller, Somebody Tell Aunt Tillie She's Dead

  • #11
    P.D. James
    “If our sex life were determined by our first youthful experiments, most of the world would be doomed to celibacy. In no area of human experience are human beings more convinced that something better can be had only if they persevere.”
    P.D. James, The Children of Men

  • #12
    James     Baldwin
    “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
    James Baldwin

  • #13
    Guy de Maupassant
    “There is only one good thing in life, and that is love.”
    Guy de Maupassant, The Complete Short Stories of de Maupassant

  • #14
    J.M. Barrie
    “All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
    J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

  • #15
    Alfred Tennyson
    “I am a part of all that I have met.”
    Alfred Tennyson, The Complete Poetical Works of Tennyson

  • #16
    W. Somerset Maugham
    “There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.”
    W. Somerset Maugham

  • #17
    Kim Harrison
    “That's why I want you there, he said. You're unpredictable, and that can be the difference between success and failure. Most people make decisions in anger, fear, love, or obligation. You make decisions to irritate people.”
    Kim Harrison, For a Few Demons More

  • #18
    Diana Gabaldon
    “When the day shall come that we do part," he said softly, and turned to look at me, "if my last words are not 'I love you'-ye'll ken it was because I didna have time.”
    Diana Gabaldon

  • #19
    “Fortune is not on the side of the faint-hearted.”

  • #20
    William Goldman
    “Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.”
    William Goldman, William Goldman: Four Screenplays with Essays

  • #21
    Pablo Neruda
    “I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
    in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”
    Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

  • #22
    Walter Scott
    “Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.”
    Walter Scott, The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • #23
    Jean de La Bruyère
    “Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
    Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères

  • #24
    Ted Hughes
    “The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn't live boldly enough, that they didn't invest enough heart, didn't love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.”
    Ted Hughes, Letters of Ted Hughes

  • #25
    Dorothy Parker
    “Brevity is the soul of lingerie.”
    Dorothy Parker, While Rome Burns

  • #26
    Ogden Nash
    “A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.”
    Ogden Nash, Private Dining-room and Other New Verses
    tags: dog, door

  • #27
    H.P. Lovecraft
    “From even the greatest of horrors irony is seldom absent.”
    H.P. Lovecraft, Tales of H.P. Lovecraft

  • #28
    Audre Lorde
    “Your silence will not protect you.”
    Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

  • #29
    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

  • #30
    William Ernest Henley
    “It matters not how strait the gate,
    How charged with punishments the scroll,
    I am the master of my fate:
    I am the captain of my soul.”
    William Ernest Henley, Echoes of Life and Death;

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