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April 14, 2015

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by 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?


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

  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.

    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!

  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!

  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