Category: books

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“I was born good but had grown progressively worse every year.”

Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

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“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.”

Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

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“I wonder if that’s how darkness wins, by convincing us to trap it inside ourselves, instead of emptying it out”

Jasmine Warga, My Heart and Other Black Holes

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“But I tried, didn’t I? Goddamnit, at least I did that.”

Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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“In sane moments we regard only the facts, the case that is. Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.”

Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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“Taking no chances means wasting your dreams…”

Ellen Hopkins, Crank

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“I’ve always been interested in people, but I’ve never liked them.”

Henry James (via quotemadness)

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“What horrifies me most is the idea of being useless: well-educated, brilliantly promising, and fading out into an indifferent middle age.”

Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals Of Sylvia Plath

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“Some people feel like they don’t deserve love. They walk away quietly into empty spaces, trying to close the gaps of the past.”

Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild

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“I know all about love that’s too big to stay in a tiny bucket. Splashing out all over the place in the most embarrassing way possible.”

Carol Rifka Brunt, Tell the Wolves I’m Home

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