Day 14 – Favourite Quote

Favourite quote…of like, ever? Out of every written word I have ever read? You know that’s impossible, right?

So instead, I have decided you will get one quote I really like, from every book I have on my favourites-list on Goodreads :). Sounds good?

Here we go :)

“It is a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.” – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K Rowling

“Throughout history, people with new ideas—who think differently and try to change things—have always been called troublemakers.” – Shadow Kiss, Richelle Mead

“It’s okay. Everything’s going to be okay. You can let go of the sword.”
“I can’t. I can’t leave him alone. I have to protect him.”
“You have.” – Frostbite, Richelle Mead

“War is like a monster,” he says, almost to himself. “War is the devil. It starts and it consumes and it grows and grows and grows.” He’s looking at me now. “And otherwise normal men become monsters, too.” – Monsters of Men, Patrick Ness

“I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.” – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K Rowling

“I didn’t like having reasonable arguments thrown at me.” – Vampire Academy, Richelle Mead

“Men lie, and they lie to theirselves worst of all.” – the Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness

“Aren’t you afraid?’
‘Of what?’
‘Of losing yourself.’
‘That’s what I’m hoping for.” – Linger, Maggie Stiefvater

“What the hell?” I asked. Is this daring escape being sponsored by Honda?” – Last Sacrifice, Richelle Mead

“Dreams, dreams. I walk them; I live them. I delude myself with them. It’s a wonder I can spot reality anymore.” – Spirit Bound, Richelle Mead

“I’d found heaven and grabbed it as tightly as I could, but it was unraveling, an insubstantial thread sliding between my fingers, too fine to hold.” – Shiver, Maggie Stiefvater

“Destroying things is much easier than making them.” – The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

“I thought about telling him the truth: ‘Oh, nothing. Just having my soul exorcised so I can roam around
purgatory, looking for the ghost of the dead cowboy who used to live in my bedroom.” 
– Darkest Hour, Meg Cabot

“If you ever see a war,” she says, not looking up from her clipboard, “you’ll learn that war only destroys. No one escapes from a war. No one. Not even the survivors.” – The Ask and the Answer, Patrick Ness

“Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?” – Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K Rowling

“Are not all religions strange to those who stand outside of them?” – Brisingr, Christopher Paolini

“Books are my friends, my companions. They make me laugh and cry and find meaning in life.” – Eragon, Christopher Paolini

“Live the present, remember the past, and fear not the future” – Eldest, Christopher Paolini

“Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.” – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K Rowling

 “I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being–forgive me–rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.” – Harry Potter and the Halfblood Prince, J.K Rowling

“Perhaps there could be no joy on this planet without an equal weight of pain to balance it out on some unknown scale.” – The Host, Stephenie Meyer

“If you like everything, that’s basically just saying that you don’t really like anything.” – Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour, Morgan Matson

“Unrequited love is all right in books and things, but in real life, it completely sucks” – Haunted, Meg Cabot

“Dobby is free.” – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K Rowling

“Father Dom looked taken aback. “Normal?” he echoed. As in, who would ever want to be that?” – Ninth Key, Meg Cabot

“It will hurt. Because deep down, I’ll know there was someone.. someone I was supposed to have met. Only I’ll never meet him. I’ll go through my whole life waiting for him to come along, only he never will. What kind of life is that?” – Twilight, Meg Cabot

“When you teach them-teach them not to fear. Fear is good in small amounts, but when it is a constant, pounding companion, it cuts away at who you are and makes it hard to do what you know is right.” – Inheritance, Christopher Paolini

“I changed my mind,” he said. “I’ll take you up on helping me get a job.”
I almost swerved into oncoming traffic.” – Bloodlines, Richelle Mead

“People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty.” – Forever, Maggie Stiefvater

“It’s funny, isn’t it? When you are young you just want to be old, and then later you wish you could go back to being a kid.” – Before I Fall, Lauren Oliver

“You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes”.” – Delirium, Lauren Oliver

“Too bad you got so bogged down in books. You’ve got the spirit of a warrior.” – The Golden Lily, Richelle Mead

“Hope is hugging me, holding me in its arms, wiping away my tears and telling me that today and tomorrow and two days from now I will be just fine and I’m so delirious I actually dare to believe it.” – Shatter Me, Tahereh Mafi

“I know you aren’t perfect. But it’s a person’s imperfections that make them perfect for someone else.” – Lola and the Boy Next Door, Stephanie Perkins

“I wish friends held hands more often, like the children I see on the streets sometimes. I’m not sure why we have to grow up and get embarrassed about it.” – Anna and the French Kiss, Stephanie Perkins

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. I like my choices.” – The Fault in Our Stars, John Green

“I don’t have my knife,” I mumble. 
“Don’t start that,” Anna says. She walks away from me sharply. “Arthur without Excalibur was still Arthur.” – Anna Dressed in Blood, Kendare Blake

“She filed the image away as an excellent and insulting question to ask the earl at an utterly inappropriate future moment.” – Soulless, Gail Carriger

“We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” – Divergent, Veronica Roth

“Cruelty does not make a person dishonest, the same way bravery does not make a person kind.” – Insurgent, Veronica Roth

“What’s wrong with you? Are you ill? I forbid you to be ill, wife.” – Changeless, Gail Carriger

“Life wants you to fight it.
Learn how to make it your own. ” – Slammed, Colleen Hoover

“There are moments that you’ll remember for the rest of your life and there are moments that you think you’ll remember for the rest of your life, and it’s not often they turn out to be the same moment.” – The Scorpio Races, Maggie Stiefvater

“Do you want me to call you Celery Stick instead of Cupcake or Honey-Pie? It just doesn’t inspire the same warm and fuzzy feelings.” – The Indigo Spell, Richelle Mead

 “If I wasn’t going to be a world-famous journalist and if I didn’t have such respect for truth and justice, I could be an amazing master criminal.” – Unspoken, Sarah Rees Brennan

“Ever heard of the rule of three? he shouts as we run.
If you save somebody’s life three times, their life belongs to you. You saved my life today, that makes once. Save it twice more an I’m all yers.” – Blood Red Road, Moira Young

“Books are easily destroyed. But words will live as long as people can remember them” – Unravel Me, Tahereh Mafi

“Scarlet had the sudden urgeto call the police, except she was mad at them too” – Scarlet, Marissa Meyer

Puh, that’s it.

I really hope you enjoyed them as much as I did :)

Putting this together really made me want to re-read a lot of books…but I have to finish Across the Universe first :). I think you can expect a review tomorrow ;)




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