April 14, 2015

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by www.brokeandbookish.com. I've been participating some weeks at my other blog Historias Imaginarias, but I also want to share my lists with you :)

This week's topic is:

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

“If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


“It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets



“It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.”
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland


“Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”
― Veronica Roth, Divergent

“Don't think or judge, just listen.”
― Sarah Dessen, Just Listen


“Not all those who wander are lost.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

“Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn't stop for anybody.”
― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower


“I have to say that although it broke my heart, I was, and still am, glad I was there.”
― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

“She took a step and didn't want to take any more, but she did.”
― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

I know it's supossed to be only ten, but I like these too and want to share them with you:

“No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.”
― Maya Angelou


“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”
― Dr. Seuss

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
― Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

Do you like quotes? I enjoy reading them and finding a personal meaning. Which one is your favorite?

11 comments:

  1. Love your list of quotes. The ones from The Book Thief are particularly gorgeous.

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  2. Awesome, awesome quotes! I love them all. Harry Potter has such great ones. I chose two for my list. I love quotes you chose from The Book Thief.

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    1. I love HP, it was so difficult to choose only a few hehe. Also love the book thief, it's one of my favorites books!

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  3. I love your list! :) It just wouldn't be complete without the HP quotes. And, you can never go wrong with a Roosevelt quote.

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    1. I know right? I just couldn't leave them out :)

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  5. Aaaah, the Dumbledore quote. I also like the one about (paraphrasing) what's in your head doesn't mean it's not real. Ooh, and the Book Thief quotes. So perfect!

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  6. Maya Angelou always says some of my favourite quotes. Honestly, that women is so full of so much wisdom! I also really like The Book Thief ones. :3

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