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Book Quotes

A collection of my favorite book quotes. Will be updated regularly.


"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light." - Dumbledore of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

"Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you." - Gayle Forman, If I Stay

I learned that you can’t predict your future, there’s no crystal ball or formula for happiness. You can’t count the weather just like you can’t control the way others behave, but what you can control is how much love you give. Surrendering to this crazy thing called life is hard, but we don’t have to be the soulless sheet of paper tarrying along in the wind. We can find our people, love, respect them, and then hang on for dear life because it’s not where you go on this journey but who you’re with that matter the most.” - Mia, Sweet Little Thing by Renee Carlino

"If you have good thoughts...they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely." - Matilda by Roald Dahl 

"One of the things I love about books is being able to define and condense certain portions of a character's life into chapters. It's intriguing, because you can't do this with real life. You can't just end a chapter, then skip the things you don't want to live through, only to open it up to a chapter that better suits your mood. Life can't be divided into chapters...only minutes. The events of your life are all crammed together one minute right after the other without any time lapses or blank pages or chapter breaks because no matter what happens life just keeps going and moving forward and words keep flowing and truths keep spewing whether you like it or not and life never lets you pause and just catch your fucking breath." - Sky of Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

"'...people don't get to choose who they fall in love with. They only get to choose who they stay in love with.'" - Sydney of Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover
"...You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world...but you do have some say in who hurts you." - Augustus of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

 "'...Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective.'" - Warren of Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

"There are two kinds of guilt...The kind that's a burden and the kind that gives you purpose. Let your guilt be your fuel. Let it remind you of who you want to be. Draw a line in your mind. Never cross it again. You have a soul. It's damaged, but it's there. Don't let them take it from you," - Laia of An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

"If we'd never met, I think I would have know that my life wasn't complete. And I would have wandered the world in search of you, even if I didn't know who I was looking for." - Ira of The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks 
"I am his, and he is mine, and it has been that way all along." - Tris of Insurgent by Veronica Roth 

"I used to think that when people fell in love, they just landed where they landed and they had no choice in the matter afterward. And maybe that's true of beginnings, but it's not true of this, now.
I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, everyday that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me." - Tris of Allegiant by Veronica Roth 

"'Trust people,' he would tell me, 'until they give you a reason not to. And then never turn your back."' - Ira of The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks 

"...But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I'll be in love with tomorrow." - Gayle Forman, If I Stay

"I am smiling as I write this...That is what I want, more than anything. I want you to smile when you think of me. And in your smile, I will live forever." - Ruth of The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks 

"Hmm. How are you any good?...It's like tennis. If you play someone crappy, you end up missing shots or serving all sloppy, but if you play with an ace player, suddenly you're all at the net, hitting good volleys." - Gayle Forman, If I Stay

"'The only thing I do know for sure is that if we both want to we'll find a way to make it work." - Luke of The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks 
"It's only 8 seconds but that girl could be the rest of your life." - Nicholas Sparks, The Longest Ride (movie)

"Anyhow, she didn't care that people called her a bitch. 'It's just another word for feminist.'" - Gayle Forman, If I Stay


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