449 – “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”

–Jojen Reed in George R R Martin’s A Dance with Dragons



436 – “Have no fear, you will find your way. It’s in your bones. It’s in your soul.”

–Pelafina H Lièvre in Mark Z Danielewski’s House of Leaves and The Whalestone Letters


418 – “Realism is concerned only with the external shell of nature. People content with the discoveries they have made ignore the fact that there are other things to be discovered, even broader avenues to be explored.”

–Edvard Munch [Full Quote Below]


288 – “I didn’t fall in love with you. I walked into love with you, with my eyes wide open, choosing to take every step along the way. I do believe in fate and destiny, but I also believe we are only fated to do things that we’d choose anyway. And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality, I’d find you and choose you.”

–Kiersten White

253 – “When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you could n’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that ‘s just the place and time that the tide ‘ll turn.”

Mr Avery in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Oldtown Folks