Favourite Quotes

“Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.”
―     Groucho Marx,     The Essential Groucho: Writings For By And About Groucho Marx

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try and understand. To never look away. And never, never to forget.”
―     Arundhati Roy,     The Cost of Living

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.”
―     Terry Pratchett,     Diggers

“Perhaps it is better to wake up after all, even to suffer, rather than to remain a dupe to illusions all one’s life.”   ―     Kate Chopin,     The Awakening, and Selected Stories    

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
―     Eleanor Roosevelt,     This is My Story    

“O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales.”
―     Leo Rosten

“Morning is wonderful.  Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.”
―     Glen Cook,     Sweet Silver Blues

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

“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read.”
―     James Baldwin

“Imagination is the golden-eyed monster that never sleeps.  It must be fed; it cannot be ignored.”
―     Patricia A. McKillip

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”
― Haruki MurakamiKafka on the Shore

“My experience of life is that it is not divided up into genres; it’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky.”
― Alan Moore

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    • Hey there! Of course I remember you! Thank YOU so much, it was our first time doing anything like that and we were so so nervous. We were just so happy that people came to hear what we had to say. How’s it going? If you need anything at all, remember we are always here xxx

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