Herman Melville

“I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing.” — Moby-Dick, or The Whale

R.J. Palacio

“I think there should be a rule that everyone in the world should get a standing ovation at least once in their lives.” — Wonder

Margaret Atwood

“We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.” — The Handmaid’s Tale