Favorite Book Quotes

Favorite Quotes:

“Dear Reader, may God protect you from bad books, police, and nagging, moon-faced, fair-haired women.” – Prologue, The Swindler, Francisco de Quevedo

“I grew from baby to girl in the usual succession of small miracles that are so commonplace we easily forget they are miracles.” Florence Grace, Tracy Rees pg 28

“When life wants you to take a step forward, when it wants you to learn something, it sends love as a way to make sure that happens.” Florence Grace, Tracy Rees, pg 62

“Stress became my chronic companion, an ugly, over-caffeinated little goblin that used my chest as a trampoline and my head as a boxing ring and laid off only when I was exhausted enough to pass out.” The Lost Girls, Amanda Pressner, pg 22

“It is when we are closest to our dreams they are the farthest.” The Lettered Affair, Book 3, Alice Ayden, Kindle location 127

“Why is it so much easier to remain miserable than to be content and happy?” The Lettered Affair, Book 4, Alice Ayden, Kindle location 603

“It’s been my experience that you can nearly always enjoy things if you make up your mind firmly that you will.”
(Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery)

“Tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet.”
(Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery)

“Folks that have brought up children know that there’s no hard and fast method in the world that’ll suit every child.”
(Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery)

“There is nothing so dangerous for anyone who has something to hide as conversation.” The ABC Murders, Agatha Christie

“Speech, so a wise old Frenchman said to me once, is an invention of man’s to prevent him from thinking. It is also an infallible means of discovery that which he wishes to hide.” The ABC Murders, Agatha Christie

“Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
(Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter 12)

“After all, they were needy and hungry and despised and dispossessed, and sinners the world over were in the driver’s seat. How long, merciful Father? How long?” I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou, pg 132

Favorite Opening Lines:

“The day I met Mr. Gellis, I had been walking in the rain.” – The Haunting of Maddy Clare, Simone St. James

“Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who traveled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy.” The Odyssey, Homer

“Falling in love with a Catholic priest was not my smartest move.” – Catch of the Day, Kristan Higgins

“Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time rolling on the ground with men who think a stiffy represents personal growth.” – Hard Eight, Janet Evanovich

Harry Potter Quotes: 

“The thing about growing up with Fred and George,” said Ginny thoughtfully, “is that you sort of start thinking anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve.” – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, Page 655

“May I offer you a cough drop, Dolores?” Professor McGonagall asked curtly, without looking at Professor Umbridge. – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, Page 663

“You’re dead, Potter.”
Harry raised his eyebrows. ‘Funny’ he said, ‘you’d think I’d have stopped walking around…’ – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling, Page 851

“I never really gave up on you,” she said. “Not really, I always hoped…” – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling, Page 647

It was, he thought, the difference between being dragged into the arena to face a battle and walking into the arena with your head held high. – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling

“It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more” – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling


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