Quotes

In every book that I review, I pick out my favourite quote that just struck a chord with me, whether beautiful, inspiring or powerful.

I thought it would be nice to collect all of these words of wisdom in one place…

I want words at my funeral. But I guess that means you need life in your life.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Handmaids Tale Quote
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Fault in Our Stars Quote
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Sense and Sensibility Quote
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

The Spider Truces Quote
The Spider Truces by Tom Connolly

The Miniaturist Quote
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Birdcage Walk Quote
Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore

Robert Frost Quote
Robert Frost

Kazuo Ishiguro Quote
Kazuo Ishiguro

Oscar Wilde Quote
Oscar Wilde

Perks of Being a Wallflower Quote
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Private Peaceful Quote
Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Looking for Alaska
Looking for Alaska by John Green

Change of Heart Quote
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult

Ernest Hemingway Quote
Ernest Hemingway

Elizabeth Gilbert Quote
Elizabeth Gilbert

Shakespeare Hamlet Quote
Hamlet by William Shakespeare

_Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud._
Maya Angelou

Mitch Albom Quote
The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Oscar Wilde Lady W Quote
Lady Windermere’s Fan by Oscar Wilde

_Life is to be lived, not controlled..._
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

_But he who dares not grasp the thornShould never crave the rose._
Anne Bronte

John Steinbeck Quote
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Louise Erdrich Quote
The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich

Margaret Atwood Quote
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Stephen Chbosky Quote
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho Inspirational Quote
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Suzy Kassem Quote
Suzy Kassem

Ernest Hemingway Inspirational Quote Graphic
Ernest Hemingway

Robert Frost Quote Graphic
Robert Frost

Jeanette Walls The Glass Castle Quote Graphic
The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Daniel Keyes Quote
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Little Women Louisa May Alcott Quote Graphic
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Cormac McCarthy Quote
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy

Andre Gide Inspirational Quote
Autumn Leaves by Andre Gide

LM Montgomery Inspirational Quote
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie Inspirational Quote
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Roald Dahl Skin and Other Stories Quote
Skin and Other Stories by Roald Dahl

David Greig Dunsinane Quote
Dunsinane by David Greig

Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray Quote
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Unexpected Joy of Being Single Catherine Gray Quote
The Unexpected Joy of Being Single by Catherine Gray

Zami by Audre Lorde Quote
Zami by Audre Lorde

William Wordsworth Quote
Wordsworth’s Poetry and Prose

Shakespeare Richard III Quote
Richard III by William Shakespeare

Circe Madeline Miller Quote
Circe by Madeline Miller

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Quote
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron Quote Carl Jung
The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine Aron

The Salt Path by Raynor Winn Quote
The Salt Path by Raynor Winn

Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley Quote
Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley

If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin Quote
If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Quote
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare Quote
Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare

Simone de Beauvoir Quote from Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez
Simone de Beauvour, via Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Quote
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Mr Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Quote
Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes 5) by Arthur Conan Doyle Quote
The Hound of the Baskervilles (Sherlock Holmes #5) by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Moonsatone by Wilkie Collins Quote
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie Quote
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Quote
My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Farewell My Lovely by Raymond Chandler Quote
Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier Quote
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith Quote
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Eve Was Shamed by Helena Kennedy Quote
Eve Was Shamed by Helena Kennedy

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata Quote
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood Quote
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood

Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Quote
Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

The Perfection Detox by Petra Kolber Quote
The Perfection Detox by Petra Kolber

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides Quote
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Girl Woman Other by Bernardine Evaristo Quote
Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Quote

Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood Quote

Talking Across the Divide by Justin Lee Quote

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker Quote

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne Quote

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Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith Quote
The Last Man by Mary Shelley Quote
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer Quote
Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Quote
The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein Quote
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell Quote
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson Quote