20 Amazing Quotes

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I have for you a list of 20 amazing quotes from some amazing books.

Some of you may know that I am a book lover. The classics have always been my favorite.

There are some books that are written so well that there are lines that you can’t seem to forget. Below is just a small collection of some of my favorites.

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“He’s more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte

“I would always rather be happy than dignified.”
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

“Show me a man or a woman alone and I’ll show you a saint. Give me two and they’ll fall in love. Give me three and they’ll invent the charming thing we call ‘society’. Give me four and they’ll build a pyramid. Give me five and they’ll make one an outcast. Give me six and they’ll reinvent prejudice. Give me seven and in seven years they’ll reinvent warfare. Man may have been made in the image of God, but human society was made in the image of His opposite number, and is always trying to get back home.”
The Stand, Stephen King

“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”
Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie

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“I understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice.”
Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl

“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”
Les Miserables, Victor Hugo

“If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.”
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck

“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation. It is too long ago. I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

“It was times like these when I thought my father, who hated guns and had never been to any wars, was the bravest man who ever lived.”
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”
The Color Purple, Alice Walker

“Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it’s no worse than it is.”
Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell

“Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.”
Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

“We accept the love we think we deserve.”
The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”
Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

“Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”
Dylan Thomas

“Sometimes the Bible in the hand of one man is worse than a whisky bottle in the hand of (another)”
To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee

“The reason death sticks so closely to life isn’t biological necessity — it’s envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can. But life leaps over oblivion lightly, losing only a thing or two of no importance, and gloom is but the passing shadow of a cloud.”
Life of Pi, Yann Martel

“Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.”
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Jonathan Safran Foer

“In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.”
The Diary of Anne Frank, Anne Frank

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