I Like to Find Quotes In Books

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    The book that I have highlighted the most is

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Tonight for some reason I felt like reading the things I have highlighted in that book, and while I was reading I noticed a corner of a page was folded down. The highlighted stuff on the page said "I try to remind myself when I feel great like...
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    Dec 8, 2014

    "I have wanted to kill myself a hundred times,

    but somehow I am still in love with life. This ridiculous weakness is perhaps one of our more stupid melancholy propensities, for, is there anything more stupid than to be eager to go on carrying a burden which one would gladly throw away, to loathe one's very being and yet to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 9

    We...

          ...still live in a violent world!,  see it, open your doors its there. ...are the most dependent , independent people (U.S.) !!! ...still ask for the truth (i dislike cliche)  we know the truth,or are we just stupid? ...dont want...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    Oct 16, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 3, 2015

    Believe

    "Whatever you are", he said, " male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy -all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shape, the design of the shade that conceals it. The flame...
    BelievingButterfly BelievingButterfly
    26-30, F
    May 16, 2013

    Warriors has the best quotes.

    They work more if you switch out cat with people but ye
    tipsyGnostalic tipsyGnostalic
    13-15, F
    Nov 7, 2015

    Recommendation, By Thich Nhat Hanh

      Promise me, promise me this day, promise me now, while the sun is overhead exactly at the zenith, promise me: Even as they strike you down with a mountain of hatred and violence; even as they step on you and crush you like a worm, even as they dismember and...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    Oct 20, 2010

    'The reason death sticks

    so closely to life is not biological necessity - it is envy. Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can.' - Yann Martel - 'Life of Pi'
    yellowfeelings yellowfeelings
    22-25, F
    Apr 1, 2014
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Aug 10, 2014

    That’s the thing about people

    who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too. - The kite runner.
    bluesgem bluesgem
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 9

    Tones Of Great Quotes

    Books are inexhaustible source of quotes. Quotes from books covers so many topics like art,nature,life,relationships,virtues,humor,politics etc...The best nuggets of wisdom are short and have an obvious point.I have a very cute little book and I write a lot of quotes from books...
    natdj88 natdj88
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2010

    When we scream it is only in the world of our

    own dreams, and I have never been sure who hears. This quote is from the sci-fi novel, Reached by Ally Condie
    precautionarymeasure precautionarymeasure
    18-21, F
    Nov 8, 2015

    Decisions...

    Deciding whether or not to trust a person is like deciding whether or not to climb a tree because you might get a wonderful view from the highest branch or you might simply get covered in sap and for this reason many people choose to spend their time alone and indoors where it is...
    kittysoftpaws kittysoftpaws
    36-40, F
    Dec 4, 2012

    Dont Quit

      When things go wrong, as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill, When funds are low and the debts are high, And you want to smile but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit. Life is...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 20, 2010

    "Once was memorable, twice would have been

    indelible" Stephen King 11.22.63 Sometimes something written in a story just stays with you. In the book this quote comes at a dance and explains why the guy and the girl only dance once. Although, he admits that for him, she was already indelible after just...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 12, 2015

    Desiderata Poem

      -- written by Max Ehrmann in the 1920s -- Not "Found in Old St. Paul's Church"! -- see below Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 29, 2010

    My Favourite Quotes From Great Books

    'The cold water embraced him like no woman ever could' from to kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee'not once did he ever feel remorse for ending the life ofthe man who ruined his' from A Brave New Squad by Connor Fitzgerald'i see the boy i once knew in the man before me' from Robin...
    collegeprofesser collegeprofesser
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 14, 2012

    Dante

      The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis Dante Alighieri Heaven wheels above you displaying to you her eternal glories and still your eyes are on the ground
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2010

    It took you walking away to make me realize

    that a dream doesn't change even if you can't have it. It just waits. :-)
    shortandfat shortandfat
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2014

    The wise man doubteth often

    and changes his mind. The fool is obstinate, and doubteth not, he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Sep 23, 2014

    Al

      THE CLASSICAL scholar Gilbert Murray one day encountered Einstein sitting in the quadrangle of Christ Church, Oxford. The exiled scientist was deep in thought, with a serene and cheerful expression on his face. Murray asked him what he was thinking about. "I am...
    burwi333 burwi333
    36-40, M
    Oct 19, 2010

    Life

    “Life, it turns out, goes on. There is no cosmic rule that grants you immunity from the details just because you have come face-to-face with a catastrophe. The garbage can still overflow, the bills arrive in the mail, telemarketers, interrupt dinner.” ― Jodi Picoult...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 19, 2013

    "I did not want passion,

    I did not want pleasure. Perhaps I didn’t even want proof. And I did not want words, small talk, big talk, bike talk, book talk, any of it. Just the sun, the grass, the occasional sea breeze, and the smell of his body fresh from his chest, from his neck and his armpits. Just...
    outsidewitness outsidewitness
    31-35, M
    Sep 22, 2014

    Leon Bloy wrote in his diaries

    that when we die, the only thing we take with us are the tears we shed, and the tears we made others shed. His life was really tough, most of his years he was in deep trouble due to his financial problems, and the sadness to see Catholic faith in decline. Maybe that's why he...
    Cierzo Cierzo
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jan 3
    Philli8807 Philli8807
    26-30, F
    May 25, 2014

    "I never wish to be parted from you from this

    day on." - Pride and Prejudice
    Pierce7891 Pierce7891
    18-21, F
    Aug 10, 2014
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