March 6, 2018

Top 10 Favorite Book Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created bThe Broke and the Bookish but now is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl

Top 10 Favorite Book Quotes
(in no particular order)
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” 

“We don't protect them because they're weak. We protect them because they are strong, and strong people make enemies.” 

“Never underestimate the value of knowing another's language. It can be far more powerful than swords and arrows.” 

“Peace is such hard work. Harder than war. It takes way more effort to forgive than to kill.” 

“Sometimes the truth has difficulty breaching the city walls of our beliefs. A lie, dressed in the correct livery, passes through more easily.” 

“But grief makes a monster out of us sometimes . . . and sometimes you say and do things to the people you love that you can't forgive yourself for.” 

“I know it's not easy for you, living this life, but try to remember, always try to remember, you're not the only one with troubles.”

“You will always be a monster, there is no turning back from it. But what type of monster you become is entirely up to you.” 

“For the first time ever, I felt ashamed of my species. The volcano had taken our homes, our food, our automobiles, and our airplanes, but it hadn't taken our humanity. No, we'd given that up on our own.”

“But boys will be boys, our favorite phrase that excuses so many things, while the only thing we have for the opposite gender is women, said with disdain and punctuated with an eye roll.” 

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  1. Ooh nice ones! Seeing lots of Harry today!

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  2. I like the HP one and the Jellicoe Road as well.

  3. I loved The Immortal Rules and that's a great quote you've picked from it! :)

  4. That McGinnis quote is one of the best.

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