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message 1: by Angela (new)

Angela Gustafson | 21 comments Mod
Got a favorite quote from a book? I am going to cheat for just a moment and post a book-related tv show quote: "Are you familiar with the works of Shan-Yu?" "Are we going to start a book club? Is that how you're going to torture me?"


message 2: by Jake (new)

Jake | 13 comments I like this one a lot
“I had an inheritance from my father,
It was the moon and the sun.
And though I roam all over the world,
The spending of it’s never done.”
― Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls

also
“He says, you have to study and learn so that you can make up your own mind about history and everything else but you can’t make up an empty mind. Stock your mind, stock your mind. You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace.”
― Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes


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"There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates." --James Russell Lowell, "Fireside Travels"

"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm." --Robert Lewis Stevenson, "An Inland Voyage"


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