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    I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control
    “I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.”
    Marilyn Monroe

  • #2
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #3
    Frank Zappa
    “So many books, so little time.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #4
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “A room without books is like a body without a soul.”
    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • #5
    Mae West
    “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
    Mae West

  • #6
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #7
    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

  • #8
    Elbert Hubbard
    “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.”
    Elbert Hubbard

  • #9
    Oscar Wilde
    “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #10
    We accept the love we think we deserve.
    “We accept the love we think we deserve.”
    Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

  • #11
    “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
    Narcotics Anonymous

  • #12
    Charlaine Harris
    “Here’s to books, the cheapest vacation you can buy.”
    Charlaine Harris

  • #13
    Anne Lamott
    “No matter how people mess with you or let you down, or how you let yourself down, a good book means that when you get in bed that night, you have a good hour. I feel like you pay all day for that hour. That's what books mean to me. I can open this two-dimensional, flat white page with squiggly little black marks on them, and someone has created this world that you're going to enter into ...”
    Anne Lamott

  • #14
    Maya Angelou
    “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
    Maya Angelou

  • #15
    Linwood Barclay
    “Sometimes, it's easier to tell a stranger something very personal. It's like there's less risk, opening yourself up to someone who doesn't know you.”
    Linwood Barclay (No Time For Goodbye)

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    Amit Ray
    “Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.”
    Amit Ray, World Peace: The Voice of a Mountain Bird

  • #18
    Toni Sorenson
    “Our imperfections make us unique as surely as our strengths.”
    Toni Sorenson

  • #19
    Robin Reul
    “None of it matters, and all of it matters too much.”
    Robin Reul, My Kind of Crazy

  • #20
    Robin Reul
    “There are so many things in life that you simply can't control. You just have to accept them, even if they don't make sense.”
    Robin Reul, My Kind of Crazy

  • #21
    Charles William Eliot
    “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”
    Charles W. Eliot

  • #22
    David Foster Wallace
    “Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.”
    David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

  • #23
    Ives Phillips
    “Write. Write Often. Write Now.”
    Ives Phillips, Well, This Is Stupid: A Book of Poems Written by a Sleepless Writer

  • #24
    Thomas Jefferson
    “I cannot live without books.”
    Thomas Jefferson

  • #25
    J.K. Rowling
    “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
    J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

  • #26
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
    Cicero

  • #27
    Jane Austen
    “The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.”
    Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

  • #28
    Mark Twain
    “′Classic′ - a book which people praise and don't read.”
    Mark Twain

  • #29
    Lemony Snicket
    “Well-read people are less likely to be evil.”
    Lemony Snicket, The Slippery Slope

  • #30
    Jane Austen
    “I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”
    Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice



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