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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday for September 29: Favorite Book Quotes (these could be quotes from books you love, or bookish quotes in general)

I spent an awful lot of time thinking about these quotes… I knew I wanted to share the ones that have particular meaning and which have stuck with me through the years, in addition to some newer ones. Hopefully, you enjoy these quotes as much as I have and, perhaps, they inspire you to read some of these titles (if you haven’t done already, lol).


“You need discipline most, when it’s hardest to muster.”
~ Nathaniel Fick, One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

“Cruelty isn’t a personality trait. Cruelty is a habit.”
~ Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

“Destroying things is much easier than making them.”
~ Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

“If you want to get a good sense of a person’s character, work alongside ’em. A little boring, back-breaking work’ll show you exactly who they are.”
~ Jun Eishima, Final Fantasy XV: The Dawn of the Future

“The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

“If you’re as good as your word, words should be good enough.”
~ Rainbow Rowell, Carry On

“Kick off your shoes. Unburden yourself with song. Tell each other tales. Dance around the table. Leave the cleaning up for the morning. Then go outside and look at the stars.”
~ Noble Smith, The Wisdom of the Shire

“A life worth having is a life worth taking.”
~ V.E. Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic

“…submitting to the will of another requires trust and humility.”
~ Ann Hood, Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting

“Memories were short and history unkind. It was the way of the world.”
~ Deborah Harkness, Shadow of Night


Which of these quotes stood out the most for you?

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