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50 Inspirational Quotes from Literature

50 Inspirational Quotes from literature Love 1 Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. Wind, Sand and Stars Antoine de Saint Exupéry 1 If we were to live a thousand lives, I would want to make you mine in each one. The Evolution of Mara Dyer Michelle Hodkin Wuthering Heights Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same Emily Brontë A Woman of No Importance LA Who, being loved, is poor? Oscar Wilde All days are nights to see till I see thee, / And nights bright days when dreams do show thee me. Sonnet 43 Shakespeare .it's wrong what they say about the past, I've learned, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out. Past 30 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. The Great Gatsby Scott Fitzgerald 6 The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind. The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai 66 I can't go back to yesterday - because I was a different person then. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll 1 The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there. The Go-Between L.P. Hartley 6 Happiness. Simple as a glass of Happiness chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Chocolat Bitter. Sweet. Alive. Joanne M. Harris If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Happiness is not a possession to be prized, it is a quality of thought, a state of mind. Rebecca Daphne du Maurier A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships. The Simplest Way to be Happy Helen Keller 66I don't think that there are any limits to Everything is Iliuminated Jonathan Safran Foer how excellent we could make life seem. The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land. Travel The Riddle of the Ivy G.K. Chesterton 6 Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. On the Road Jack Kerouac 1 Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness The Innocents Abroad, or The New Pilgrims' Progress Mark Twain 1 There is no foreign land; it is the traveller only that is foreign. The Silverado Squatters Robert Louis Stevenson 6 To awaken quite alone in a strange town, is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. Baghdad Sketches Freya Stark Knowledge No thief, however skillful, can rob one of knowledge, and that is why knowledge is the best and safest treasure to acquire. The Lost Princess of Oz L. Frank Baum Knowledge is power. Power to do evil..or power to do good. Power itself is not evil. So knowledge itself is not evil. Allegiant Veronica Roth V for Vendetta Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it. Alan Moore 6 Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, Dracula Bram Stoker and we should not trust the weaker. For Whom the Bell Tolls 1 How little we know of what there is to Ernest Hemingway know. It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. Being Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J.K. Rowling 46 When we strive to become better than we are, everything The Alchemist Paulo Coelho around us becomes better too. 1 There is no dishonor in losing the race. There is only dishonor in not racing because you are afraid to lose. The Art of Racing in the Rain Garth Stein If you look for perfection, you'll Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy never be content. 6 Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs. Jane Eyre Charlotte Brontë Writing I Know Why the 66 There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath Zen in the Art of Writing You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. Ray Bradbury 11 Words can be like X-rays if you use Brave New World them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced. Aldous Huxley 66I can shake off everything if I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn. The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault. Success Ender's Game Orson Scott Card 11 And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed! Oh! The Places You'll Go Dr. Seuss To be successful you need friends and to be very Successful you need enemies. The Other Side of Midnight Sidney Sheldon Success, after all, loves a The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao witness, but failure can't exist without one. 1, Junot Díaz 66 People don't need love. What they need is success in one form or another. Factotum Charles Bukowski Life GE So it goes. 11 Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut The world is a wheel, and it will all come round right. Endymion Benjamin Disraeli I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ene The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Douglas Adams up where I needed to be. y 11 Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. The Fault in our Stars John Green Different Seasons 6 Get busy living or get busy dying. Stephen King There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor. Laughter A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens Hamatreya 6 Earth laughs in flowers +o+ Ralph Waldo Emerson Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it. Anne of Green Gables L.M. Montgomery A Game of Thrones Laughter is poison to fear. George R.R. Martin The Grass Is Always Greener over the Septic Tank Laugh now, cry later. Erma Bombeck Sources myprint247

50 Inspirational Quotes from Literature

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50 inspirational quotes from literature, from some of the world's most famous authors. Literary wisdom about love, life, travel, and other topics.




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