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    Elyse Draper
    “I am Death... and I am haunted and horrified by life.”
    Elyse Draper, I am Morte

  • #2
    W. Freedreamer Tinkanesh
    “Some people love Death to death, some people love Life for life.”
    W. Freedreamer Tinkanesh

  • #3
    Elyse Draper
    “In between awake and asleep, that's where one finds their most conscious dilemmas trying to surface.”
    Elyse Draper, Consequences

  • #4
    W. Freedreamer Tinkanesh
    “For Sid, playing with monsters was the equivalent of playing with genders.”
    W. Freedreamer Tinkanesh

  • #5
    Jane Timm Baxter
    “She was damned if she was going to let a little thing like decapitation stand in the way of keeping him.”
    Jane Timm Baxter

  • #6
    Jane Timm Baxter
    “She didn't throw you, she pushed you and you fell out the window. And there aren't any window in the pasture back there.”
    Jane Timm Baxter

  • #7
    Kelley Armstrong
    “You forget, darling.
    I am the local psychopath.”
    Kelley Armstrong, Bitten

  • #8
    Robin McKinley
    “The train is roaring toward you and the villain is twirling his moustache and you're fussing that he's tied you to the tracks with the wrong kind of rope.”
    Robin McKinley, Sunshine

  • #9
    Robin McKinley
    “I don't put up with being messed around, and I don't suffer fools gladly. The short version of that is that I'm a bitch. Trust me, I can provide character references.”
    Robin McKinley, Sunshine

  • #10
    Emily Dickinson
    “Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.”
    Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

  • #11
    Emily Dickinson
    “Because I could not stop for Death –
    He kindly stopped for me –
    The Carriage held but just Ourselves –
    And Immortality.”
    Emily Dickinson

  • #12
    Michelle I. Brooks
    “Given a choice, I'd take earth sounds over people sounds any day.”
    Michelle I. Brooks, Bone Dressing

  • #13
    Elyse Draper
    “The irony of talking to animals and an imaginary girlfriend, who keep me sane, even though I know I look like a raving lunatic, isn't lost on me.”
    Elyse Draper, Consequences

  • #14
    Cornelia Funke
    “Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly. ”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

  • #15
    Cornelia Funke
    “You know a great many things in dreams, often despite the evidence of your eyes. You just know them.”
    Cornelia Funke, Inkheart

  • #17
    Lemony Snicket
    “A library is like an island in the middle of a vast sea of ignorance, particularly if the library is very tall and the surrounding area has been flooded.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #17
    Francis Bacon
    “Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”
    Francis Bacon

  • #18
    Lemony Snicket
    “A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #19
    Dalia Sofer
    “If something must be said, it will say itself. The writer's task is to listen.”
    Dalia Sofer, The Septembers of Shiraz

  • #21
    Elyse Draper
    “Social hierarchy doesn’t hold a candle to the power of feeling isolated in your own skin.”
    Elyse Draper, Freewill

  • #21
    Elyse Draper
    “They understood freewill wasn’t about physically resisting. Physical resistance isn’t always possible … it is mentally, emotionally, and spiritually withstanding the pressure to forget humanity’s potential for kindness over cruelty. Choosing to accept consequences while still holding your head high, vulnerable and naked … you are stronger for the pain.”
    Elyse Draper, Consequences

  • #22
    Michelle I. Brooks
    “In silence, truth can’t hide, motive rings out with a crystalline clarity.”
    Michelle I. Brooks, Bone Dressing

  • #23
    Thomas Jefferson
    “I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #24
    Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.
    “Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #25
    Kelley Armstrong
    “Common courtesy dictates that we never drain the lifeblood of anyone to whom we've been formally introduced.”
    Kelley Armstrong, Stolen

  • #26
    Elyse Draper
    “The mist has no concept of time.”
    Elyse Draper

  • #27
    Abigail Padgett
    “The way black women say "girl" can be magical. Frankly, I have no solid beliefs about the survival of consciousness after physical death. But if it's going to happen I know what I want to see after my trek toward the light. I want to see a black woman who will smile and say, "Girl....”
    Abigail Padgett, Blue

  • #28
    “I wasn't vegetarian yet -- I was young and my conscience still under construction. (Kelly Johnson)”
    Dee Clark, Surviving my Friends: the Kelly Johnson Story

  • #29
    Terry Pratchett
    “Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized.”
    Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times: The Play

  • #30
    Edward Abbey
    “If people persist in trespassing upon the grizzlies' territory, we must accept the fact that the grizzlies, from time to time, will harvest a few trespassers.”
    Edward Abbey



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