"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