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Sometimes, when reading a book, a sentence, a phrase or paragraph will jump right off the page. Here are some that demand my attention each time I read them.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

Explore. Dream.Discover.

“P.S. I Love You” by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain)

“Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.”

– ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ by Anthony Doerr

“Words are life.”

      – ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak

“For you a thousand times over.”

– ‘The Kite Runner’ by  Khaled Housseini

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it. “

-‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Harper Lee

“You are your best thing.”

– ‘Beloved’ by Toni Morrison

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”

-‘Les Miserables’ by Victor Hugo

“In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.”

-‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ by Anne Frank

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”

-‘Anne of Green Gables’ by Lucy Maude Montgomery

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