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  • #1
    “There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
    Ernest Hemmingway

  • #2
    Voltaire
    “‎Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”
    Voltaire

  • #3
    Voltaire
    “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
    Voltaire

  • #4
    Voltaire
    “The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing.”
    Voltaire

  • #5
    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

  • #6
    Voltaire
    “Fools have a habit of believing that everything written by a famous author is admirable. For my part I read only to please myself and like only what suits my taste.”
    Voltaire, Candide

  • #7
    Voltaire
    “Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.”
    Voltaire

  • #8
    John Green
    “What a slut time is. She screws everybody.”
    John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

  • #9
    I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn
    “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #10
    Vincent van Gogh
    “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”
    Vincent Van Gogh

  • #11
    Vincent van Gogh
    “A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke”
    Vincent Van Gogh

  • #12
    Vincent van Gogh
    “I don't know anything with certainty, but seeing the stars makes me dream.”
    Vincent Van Gogh

  • #13
    Vincent van Gogh
    “If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.”
    Vincent Willem van Gogh

  • #14
    Vincent van Gogh
    “I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.”
    Vincent Willem van Gogh

  • #15
    Vincent van Gogh
    “Art is to console those who are broken by life.”
    Vincent van Gogh

  • #16
    Vincent van Gogh
    “It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful.”
    Vincent Van Gogh

  • #17
    Vincent van Gogh
    “So often, a visit to a bookshop has cheered me, and reminded me that there are good things in the world.”
    Vincent van Gogh

  • #18
    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
    F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

  • #19
    Vladimir Nabokov
    “And the rest is rust and stardust.”
    Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

  • #20
    Vladimir Nabokov
    “Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece”
    Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

  • #21
    Oscar Wilde
    “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #22
    Oscar Wilde
    “Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. Those who find beautiful meanings in beautiful things are the cultivated. For these there is hope. They are the elect to whom beautiful things mean only Beauty. There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book. Books are well written, or badly written. That is all.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #23
    Oscar Wilde
    “I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #24
    Oscar Wilde
    “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.”
    Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • #25
    H.G. Wells
    “Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life.”
    H.G. Wells, The Time Machine



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