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  • #1
    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

  • #2
    Lemony Snicket
    “Fate is like a strange, unpopular restaurant filled with odd little waiters who bring you things you never asked for and don't always like.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #3
    Lemony Snicket
    “Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #4
    Lemony Snicket
    “Reading is one form of escape. Running for your life is another.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #5
    Lemony Snicket
    “I suppose I'll have to add the force of gravity to my list of enemies.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Penultimate Peril

  • #6
    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

  • #7
    Lemony Snicket
    “If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Wide Window

  • #8
    Lemony Snicket
    “All the secrets of the world are contained in books. Read at your own risk.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #9
    Lemony Snicket
    “Well-read people are less likely to be evil.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope

  • #10
    Lemony Snicket
    “If you are a student you should always get a good nights sleep unless you have come to the good part of your book, and then you should stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside, a phrase which means 'flunk'.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #11
    Lemony Snicket
    “The sad truth is the truth is sad.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Hostile Hospital

  • #12
    Lemony Snicket
    “It is always sad when someone leaves home, unless they are simply going around the corner and will return in a few minutes with ice-cream sandwiches.”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #13
    Lemony Snicket
    “If an optimist had his left arm chewed off by an alligator, he might say in a pleasant and hopeful voice, "Well this isn't too bad, I don't have a left arm anymore but at least nobody will ever ask me if I'm left-handed or right-handed," but most of us would say something more along the lines of, "Aaaaaa! My arm! My arm!”
    Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

  • #14
    Lemony Snicket
    “The moral of Snow White is never eat apples.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #15
    Lemony Snicket
    “Taking one’s chances is like taking a bath, because sometimes you end up feeling comfortable and warm, and sometimes there is something terrible lurking around that you cannot see until it is too late and you can do nothing else but scream and cling to a plastic duck.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #16
    Lemony Snicket
    “No matter who you are, no matter where you live, and no matter how many people are chasing you, what you don't read is often as important as what you do read.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #17
    Lemony Snicket
    “It is likely I will die next to a pile of things I was meaning to read.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #18
    Lemony Snicket
    “Just because you don't understand it doesn't mean it isn't so.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Blank Book

  • #19
    Lemony Snicket
    “A man of my acquaintance once wrote a poem called "The Road Less Traveled", describing a journey he took through the woods along a path most travelers never used. The poet found that the road less traveled was peaceful but quite lonely, and he was probably a bit nervous as he went along, because if anything happened on the road less traveled, the other travelers would be on the road more frequently traveled and so couldn't hear him as he cried for help. Sure enough, that poet is dead.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope

  • #20
    Lemony Snicket
    “It is always cruel to laugh at people, of course, although sometimes if they are wearing an ugly hat it is hard to control yourself.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #21
    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

  • #22
    Lemony Snicket
    “Perhaps if we saw what was ahead of us, and glimpsed the follies, and misfortunes that would befall us later on, we would all stay in our mother's wombs, and then there would be nobody in the world but a great number of very fat, very irritated women.”
    Lemony Snicket

  • #23
    J.K. Rowling
    “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire



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