“My meaning simply is, that whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do well; that whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely; that in great aims and in small, I have always been thoroughly in earnest.”
― Charles Dickens,
“′Classic′ – a book which people praise and don’t read.”
― Mark Twain
“You call yourself a free spirit, a ‘wild thing,’ and you’re terrified somebody’s gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself. And it’s not bounded in the west by Tulip, Texas, or in the east by Somali-land. It’s wherever you go. Because no matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself.”
― Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.
– Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat
Tolkien always makes a person challenge their own belief system…make new decisions, outlooks, and philosophies on life.
There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.
– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers