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9 September, 2016

Quotes From Famous Writers

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Quotes From Famous Writers

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We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Lady Windermere’s Fan (Oscar Wilde)

 

Fight till the last gasp.”

Henry VI, part one (William Shakespeare)

 

“You know, there are two good things in life, freedom of thought and freedom of action.”

Of Human Bondage (W Somerset Maugham)

 

The important thing was to love rather than be loved”

Of Human Bondage  (W. Somerset Maugham)

 

I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”

Alice in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)

 

The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.”

The Old Curiosity Shop (Charles Dickens)

 

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.”

Paradise Lost (John Milton)

 

Not all those who wander are lost.”

The Lord of the Rings (J. R. R. Tolkien)

 

The pieces I am, she gather them and gave them back to me in all the right order.”

Beloved  (Toni Morrison)

 

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

 

I care for myself. The more solitary, the more friendless, the more unsustained I am, the more I will respect myself.”

Jane Eyre  (Charlotte Brontë)

 

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”

Man and Superman (George Bernard Shaw)

 

I hope, or I could not live.”

The Island of Doctor Moreau (HG Wells)

 

 

 

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