Reach for the Light


Top 12 Book Quotes I Adore

When I read a book, sometimes there are just some words that stick out to me and make me stop and just contemplate them. They are the words that linger within my mind long after I have discarded the book. Those are the kind of quotes I chose for this list. So these are my favourite Quotes from books in no particular order. I limited myself to one quote from one book and book series otherwise this list would consist solely of Harry Potter (since I am a big Harry Potter fan.)

#1 The Picture Of Dorian Gray


“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

– Oscar Wilde, The Picture Of Dorian Gray

#2 The Two Towers

There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.

– J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers

#3 Anne of Green Gables

When you are imagining, you might as well imagine something worth while.

– Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

#4 The Lightning Thief

“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”

– Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

#5 Brida

“Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.”

–Paulo Coelho, Brida

#5 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.”

– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

#6 The Princess Bride

“Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.”

— William Goldman, The Princess Bride

#7 Wuthering Heights

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

― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

#9 Pride and Prejudice

“It is a truth universally that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

#10 Gone with the Wind

“Tomorrow I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.”

― Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind.

#11 A Little Princess

“Whatever comes,” she said, “cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside. It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great deal more of a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it.”

― Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Little Princess

#12 A Game of Thrones

“The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man’s life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.”

― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

So those were some of my favourite book quotes, tell me which are your favourites quotes in the comments.

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