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Quotes and sayings from famous novelists
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it. Robertson Davies | novelist

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

Real love stories never have endings. Richard Bach | novelist
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Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong | novelist

Happiness is that you have three things: something you do, something you love, and something you aspire to. Leo Tolstoy | novelist

I prefer to be crazy and happy rather than normal and bitter. Paulo Coelho | novelist

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. Andre Gide | novelist

You must always be willing to work without applause. Ernest Hemingway | novelist
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. J.K. Rowling | novelist

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. Ernest Hemingway | novelist

It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for something you are not. Andre Gide | novelist
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What is success? It is being able to go to bed each night with your soul at peace. Paulo Coelho | novelist

Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people. Paulo Coelho | novelist

A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities. J. R. R. Tolkien | novelist

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel de Cervantes | novelist

Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis | novelist

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. J.K. Rowling | novelist
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One doesn't discover new lands without losing sight of the shore. Andre Gide | novelist

Defend your liberty and repel the forces that seek to take it from you. J.K. Rowling | novelist

The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. Paulo Coelho | novelist

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens | novelist
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Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant. Paulo Coelho | novelist
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The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach | novelist
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You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down. Toni Morrison | novelist

Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy Paulo Coelho | novelist

He who awaits much can expect little. Gabriel Garcia Marquez | novelist

We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in. Ernest Hemingway | novelist

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. Richard Bach | novelist

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. Emile Zola | novelist

One day you'll wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted Paulo Coelho | novelist
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