"When we pass by another person without telling them we love them it’s cruel and wrong and we all know this."
— Dave Eggers, You Shall Know Our Velocity!
"The only way to overcome sadness is to consume it."
— Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated
"This week I’ve been reading a lot and doing little work. That’s the way things ought to be. That’s surely the road to success."
— Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
"You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear."
— Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane
"To own a certain book – one you had chosen yourself – was to define yourself."
— Julian Barnes, My Life as a Bibliophile