Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books (93)


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Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

(anything that inspires you, challenges you, makes you think, encourages you, etc.)

“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

-JK Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


“Bacon improved things dramatically.”Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)

– Kristin Cashore, Bitterblue


“He’s around the twist,’ said Azalea. ‘Breaking all the windows? He’s mad.’
‘Ah, no,’ said the King. ‘It’s only madness if you actually do it. If you want to break all the windows in the house and drown yourself in a bucket but don’t actually do it, well, that’s love.”

― Heather Dixon, Entwined


“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it. That doesn’t happen much, though.”

― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye


“There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”

― Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense


7969252“Yes,” he said. “You were strong. You were brave. You were good. You mattered.”

― Katherine Applegate, The Beginning (Animorphs, #54)


“And oh, god, how could so much regret and so much sweetness and so much sadness all be present in that single moment. I was already dead and missing my unlived life. I was already dead and Tobias was mourning.

I tried to smile. For him.”

― Katherine Applegate, The Beginning (Animorphs, #54)


“No matter how long or how difficult, we will undo whatever that Moroi boy has done to you.”

I managed a wavering smile, tasting blood in my mouth. “You sure about that, Dad? Because he’s done everything to me.”

― Richelle Mead, The Fiery Heart


“Someday we will be more than words in the dark.”Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, #1)

― Sara Raasch, Snow Like Ashes


“Every man I ever envied when I was a boy has led an unremarkable life.”

― Neil Gaimen, Stardust

Look, I have no proof that the above quote is in the book but it IS in the film Stardust based on the novel by the same name written by Neil Gaimen.


About Nemo

A lover of kittens and all things sparkly, Nemo has a degree in English Literature and specialises in reviewing contemporary, paranormal, mystery/thriller, historical, sci-fi and fantasy Young Adult fiction. She is especially drawn to novels about princesses, strong female friendships, magical powers, and assassins.

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