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Quotes July 7, 2010

I’m a quote addict. After all: “Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.” – Oscar Wilde  So here’s a few, and you don’t need to read them if you don’t want to.


“You see, freedom has a way of destroying things.” – Specials, Scott Westerfeld

“Let’s be clear. The earth is not in danger. We are in danger. We do not have the power to destroy the earth, or to save it. But we may have the power to save ourselves. – Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton

“The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy who loves you.” – The Book Thief, Markus Zusak

“A sea without tides will go stagnant, just as a world that stops changing will stiffen and die.” – Runemarks, Joanne Harris


“The power to do good is also the power to do harm.”  – Milton Friedman

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.” – Seneca

“Nature never repeats herself, and the possibilities in one human soul will never be found in another.” – Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“I may not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it” – Voltaire


One Response to “Quotes”

  1. Ren W. Says:

    I love both the Markus Zusak and Scott Westerfeld quote…

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