Top Ten Tuesday – Top Quotes I Loved From Books I Read This Year

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

This week’s topic is top ten fifteen quotes I loved from books I read this year.


“I like colorful tales with black beginnings and stormy middles and cloudless blue-sky endings. But any story will do.”
― Katherine ApplegateThe One and Only Ivan


 “You have the freedom to be yourself, your true self, here and now, and nothing can stand in your way”.”
― Richard BachJonathan Livingston Seagull


“Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”
― Ray BradburyFahrenheit 451


“You can’t save people from the world. There’s nowhere else to take them.”
― M.R. CareyThe Girl with All the Gifts


“Letting yourself get hurt isn’t brave, love. Brave is protecting others from hurt.”
― Amie KaufmanThis Shattered World


“One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.”
― C.S. LewisChronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader


“Most maidens are perfectly capable of rescuing themselves in my experience, at least the ones worth something, in any case.”
― Erin MorgensternThe Night Circus


“Revenge is an infection of the spirit.”
― Jonathan MaberryRot and Ruin


“Not letting the world destroy you. That’s a daily battle.”
― Matthew QuickForgive Me, Leonard Peacock


“You can’t immerse yourself in something,” Prof said softly, “without coming to respect it.”
― Brandon SandersonFirefight


“Walking the stacks in a library, dragging your fingers across the spines — it’s hard not to feel the presence of sleeping spirits.”
― Robin SloanMr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore


“I will be stronger than my sadness.”
― Jasmine WargaMy Heart and Other Black Holes


“I guess you could call it a “failure”, but I prefer the term “learning experience”.”
― Andy WeirThe Martian


 “Being fathomed was even better than being flattered, it turned out.”
― Scott WesterfeldAfterworlds


“Sometimes books don’t find us until the right time.”
― Gabrielle ZevinThe Storied Life of A.J. Fikry


What are your favorite quotes of the year?

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