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“Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it's not because they enjoy solitude. It's because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.” 
― Jodi PicoultMy Sister's Keeper


Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do. ~ Benjamin Franklin

So many books, so little time. ~ Frank Zappa

Never judge a book by its movie ~  J.W. Eagan

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen, is that you can take it to bed with you. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. ~ Groucho Marx

If you can read this, thank a teacher. ~ Anonymous teacher

There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all. ~ Jacqueline Kennedy

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island. ~ Walt Disney

I divide all readers into two classes: Those who read to remember and those who read to forget. ~ William Phelps

The worst way to read, he said, is with the thought that you do not have enough time. The only way to read is in the knowledge that there is an infinite amount of time stretching ahead, and that if one wishes to taste only a few sentences per day one is free to do so. ~ Gabriel Josipovici - Moo Pak

So please, oh PLEASE, we beg, we pray, Go throw your TV set away, And in its place you can install, A lovely bookshelf on the wall. ~ Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

I was born with a reading list I will never finish. ~ Maud Casey

When you sell a man a book you don't sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue - you sell him a whole new life. ~ Christopher Morley

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read. ~ Mark Twain

The best we can do is focus on what we have the power to improve in ourselves, and when it comes to body—love the one you’re with. ~ Sara Davidson, writer

A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read. ~ Mark Twain

Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere. ~ Mary Schmich

The great American novel has not only already been written, it has already been rejected. ~ Frank Dane

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -- everybody drinks water. ~ Mark Twain ~

The trouble with dawn is that it comes too early in the day. ~ Susan Richman

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.  
~ Mason Cooley

My home is where my books are. (1909) ~ Ellen Thompson ~

People say that life is the thing, but I prefer reading.
~ Logan Pearsall Smith

A great book should leave you with many experiences and slightly exhausted at the end. You should live several lives while reading it. ~ William Styron ~

Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes the day happier. ~ Kathleen Norris

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. ~ Author Unknown

Writing is both mask and unveiling. ~ E.B. White

Easy reading is damn hard writing. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Solitude is the soul’s holiday, an opportunity to stop doing for others and to surprise and delight ourselves instead ... In solitude, we discover what makes us feel alive. ~ Katrina Kenison, author

Putting pen to paper lights more fire than matches ever will. ~ Malcolm Forbes

Pen names are masks that allow us to unmask ourselves. ~ C. Astrid Weber

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Every author in some way portrays himself in his works, even if it be against his will. ~ Goethe

An old racetrack joke reminds you that your program contains all the winners' names. I stare at my typewriter keys with the same thought. ~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Woke up this morning witha terrific urge to lie in bed all day and read. ~ Raymond Carver

I love being a writer. What I can't stand is the paperwork. ~ Peter De Vries

Tough choices face the biblioholic at every step of the way–like choosing between reading and eating, between buying new clothes and buying books, between a reasonable lifestyle and one of penurious but masochistic happiness lived out in the wallow of excess.~Tom Raabe, Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction

It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.~S.I. Hiyakawa

You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don’t know what was in the newspapers that morning ... a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be. —Joseph Campbell, mythologist

When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others. —Jennifer Louden, author

Hard writing makes easy reading. Easy writing makes hard reading. ~ William Zinsser

A girl is a person who screams at the mouse and smiles at the wolf. ~ Shyam Kapoor quotes

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore? ~ Henry Ward Beecher ~

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. ~Sylvia Plath

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude. ~ Zig Ziglar

Throw me to the wolves because there's order in the pack. ~ Red Hot Chili Peppers, Easily

The wolf is neither man's competitor nor his enemy. He is a fellow creature with whom the earth must be shared. -L. David Mech

“The greatest gift is a passion for reading.” ~ Elizabeth Hardwick

Our mistakes and failures are always the first to strike us, and outweigh in our imagination what we have accomplished and attained. ~ Goethe

A meow massages the heart. - Stuart McMillan

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands. ~ Zig Ziglar

I know for sure that while it’s great to have role models, we should never try to be anyone but ourselves. ~ Mattie J. T. Stepanek, poet who died from muscular dystrophy at age fourteen

Books are the best friends you can have; they inform you, and entertain you, and they don't talk back. ~ John Ernst Steinbeck

Whatever someone did to you in the past has no power over the present. ~ Oprah

Never feed your cat anything that clashes with the carpet.

A cats worst enemy is a closed door.

Anything not nailed down is a cat toy.

I used to walk to school with my nose buried in a book. ~ Coolio ~

The covers of this book are too far apart. ~ Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914), The Devil's Dictionary
Egotist. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than me. ~ Ambrose Bierce

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. ~ Zig Ziglar


We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over. ~ Ambrose Pierce

You`ve got to get up every morning with determination if you`re going to go to bed with satisfaction. ~ George Lorimer

Writing became such a process of discovery that I couldn't wait to get to work in the morning: I wanted to know what I was going to say. ~Sharon O'Brien

Nobody will ever win the Battle of the Sexes. There's just too much fraternizing with the enemy. ~ Henry Kissinger 

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it. ~Richard Whately

There aren't enough days in the weekend. ~ Rod Schmidt

I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty. ~ George Burns

Regardless of your lot in life, you can build something beautiful on it.~Zig Ziglar

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week. ~ Joseph Addison

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday. ~ Author Unknown

Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. ~Author Unknown

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain. ~ Dolly Parton

Someone has somewhere commented on the fact that millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. ~ Susan Ertz quotes

True friends stab you in the front ~ Oscar Wilde

People who snore always fall asleep first.  ~ Author Unknown

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday. ~ TGIF

God put me on this Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now, I am so far behind I will never die. ~ Anonymous
"The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen" - Sarah Brown
































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