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March 6: Favorite Book Quotes

I’m choosing favorite quotes from recent reads, to change this prompt up. In alphabetical order.

  1. “Every time you take one path, you must live with the memory of the other: of a life left unchosen. Decide as seems best, one course or the other; each way will have its bitter with its sweet.” –Katherine Arden; The Girl in the Tower

2. “Possibilities are so much more thrilling than certainties.” –Alan Bradley; The Graves’s a Fine and Private Place

3. “Do not let what you think they think of you make you stop and question everything you are.” –Carrie Fisher; The Princess Diarist

4. “Impossible things do happen. But only if we make them.” –Robin LaFevers; Mortal Heart

5. “There is kindness in the world, if we know how to look for it. If we never start denying it the door.” –Seanan McGuire; Beneath the Sugar Sky

6. “One cannot be brave who has no fear.” –Marissa Meyer; Renegades

7. “Then she told herself to stop her nonsense. If you looked for things to make you feel hurt and wretched and unnecessary, you were certain to find them, more easily each time, so easily, soon, that you did not even realize you had gone out searching.” –Dorothy Parker; The Portable Dorothy Parker

8. “Sometimes it’s better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.” –Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

9. “Life doesn’t need magic to be magical.” –Laini Taylor; Night of Cake & Puppets

10. “Some people you want to get to know and some people you want to know you.” –Nicola Yoon; Meet Cute

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About Caitlin Stern

I have a MA in English, and have so many fantasy/urban fantasy WIPs it's not even funny. I'm an avid reader of science fiction, fantasy, mystery, romance, biography, fiction, and anything else that catches my interest. I collect books, and bookmarks I find that are visually appealing and useful.

14 responses »

  1. I love the Mortal Heart one!

  2. @lynnsbooks says:

    “Do not let what you think they think of you make you stop and question everything you are.” – what a great quote.
    Lynn 😀

  3. I really liked The Princess Diarist, there were so many quotes to live by within those pages!

  4. These are great quotes! I loved the Renegades one, it’s definitely one that gets me thinking.

  5. I liked your spin on this week’s theme!

    Out of all these quotes, this one was the one that grabbed my attention the most…

    “Impossible things do happen. But only if we make them.” –Robin LaFevers; Mortal Heart

    Maybe I need to actually read this book now…

  6. the bookworm says:

    What great quotes! I want to read The Princess Diarist.

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