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"People find it far easier to forgive others for being wrong than being right."
Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling. (via bestbookquotes)

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— 7 months ago with 353 notes
#Harry Potter  #J K Rowling  #book quote  #forgiveness  #friendship  #mistake 

Let the Games begin. Good luck to all!

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— 7 months ago with 2000 notes
#Sochi2014  #Canadian pride  #winter olympics 
"Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you."
Louis L’amour (via tomcruisecrusader)

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— 7 months ago with 17124 notes
#louis l'amour  #author quote  #reading  #life  #life lessons  #books 
"She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something."
Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park (via fallasee)
— 7 months ago with 1065 notes
#Eleanor & Park  #Rainbow Rowell  #book quote  #beauty  #art  #love 
"Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board."
Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston
— 7 months ago with 3 notes
#Their Eyes Were Watching God  #Zora Neale Hurston  #book quote  #opening line  #lit quote  #adventure  #wish  #wanderlust  #sailing 
"How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?"
Virginia Woolf (via ulvkvinne)

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— 7 months ago with 29346 notes
#virginia woolf  #author quote  #suicide  #pain  #creativity  #tortured soul  #writing  #art 
"February is the shortest month of the year, so if you are having a miserable month, try to schedule it for February."
Lemony Snicket (via incandence)

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— 7 months ago with 195750 notes
#Lemony Snicket  #Author quote  #humor  #february  #misery  #winter blues 
"I believe that all of us are always coming of age, at least if we’re living consciously. So, it doesn’t really matter if a book’s main character is a teen or an adult. As long as that character’s well drawn, readers of any age should be able to relate to her, whether or not they are currently dealing with that same emotional terrain."
Hilary Weisman Graham, on what YA has to offer
— 7 months ago with 2 notes
#author quote  #YA  #books  #coming of age  #Hilary Weisman Graham  #reading  #literature  #in defence of  #justification 
"Poverty has a way of taking the edge off principles. Hunger can blunt them altogether."
The Midnight Witch, Paula Brackston
— 7 months ago with 5 notes
#The Midnight Witch  #Paula Brackston  #book quote  #money  #integrity  #poverty 
"Time will explain."
Persuasion, Jane Austen
— 7 months ago with 2136 notes
#Persuasion  #Jane Austen  #book quote  #lit quote  #time  #life  #wisdom  #perspective 
"Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything."
Persuasion, Jane Austen
— 7 months ago with 4 notes
#Persuasion  #Jane Austen  #book quote  #lit quote  #feminism  #social commentary  #writing 
"If there is any thing disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it."
Persuasion, Jane Austen
— 7 months ago with 23 notes
#Persuasion  #Jane Austen  #book quote  #lit quote  #humor  #excuses  #men  #women 

“I am only resolved to act in that manner, which will, in my own opinion, constitute my happiness, without reference to you, or to any person so wholly unconnected with me.”

Elizabeth Bennet in Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

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— 7 months ago with 9082 notes
#Pride and Prejudice  #Jane Austen  #book quote  #lit quote  #happiness  #defiance  #individuality  #integrity