“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling)

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien)

“Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.” – Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind)

“The night is dark and full of terrors.” – Melisandre (A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin)

“Not all who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings)

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” – Rumi

“She was fierce, she was strong, she wasn’t simple. She was crazy and sometimes she barely slept. She always had something to say. She had flaws and that was ok. And when she was down, she got right back up. She was a beast in her own way, but one idea described her best. She was unstoppable and she took anything she wanted with a smile.” – R.M. Drake

“Sometimes the greatest adventure is simply a conversation.” – Amadeus Cho (Totally Awesome Hulk comics)

“We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.” – Brad Meltzer

“When you can’t run anymore, you crawl. And when you can’t crawl, when you can’t do that… You find someone to carry you.” – Joss Whedon (Firefly TV series)

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.” – George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire)

“In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Hobbit)

“Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards, for they are subtle and quick to anger.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Ring) THANKFUL QUOTES FOR COLLEAGUES

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)

“The truest power is found in accepting yourself, flaws and all.” – Leigh Bardugo (Shadow and Bone)

“Magic is not a present one owns; it is a present one is.” – N.K. Jemisin (The Inheritance Trilogy)

“Remember, you’re mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.” – Lewis Carroll (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland)

“Not every adventure needs to be epic in size to be worthwhile.” – Terry Pratchett (The Wee Free Men)

“The greatest power is not found in brute strength, but in compassion and understanding.” – Brandon Sanderson (The Way of Kings)

“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien (The Fellowship of the Ring)

“The most dangerous person in the room is the one who has already lost everything and has nothing to lose anymore.” – Victoria Schwab (A Gathering of Shadows)

“Sometimes you don’t always get what you want, but you get what you need.” – Neil Gaiman (The Ocean at the End of the Lane)

“All stories are true; you just have to find the right one.” – Patricia Briggs (Moon Called)

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – J.K. Rowling (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban)

“I am a man. And men do not consume pink beverages. Get thee gone, woman, and bring me something brown.” – Christopher Moore (Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal)