Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read This Past Year

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme started over at The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they have a specific topic for a top ten list. Link up, visit some new blogs and add to your ever growing TBR list! This week's topic is:

Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read This Past Year

"Baz grins, then leans over and kisses my neck. (I have a mole there; he treats it like a target.)"
- Carry On by Rainbow Rowell 

"I think you gotta be who you want to be until you feel like you are whoever it is you're trying to become. Sometimes half of doing something is pretending that you can."
- Dumplin' by Julie Murphy

"I'm neither a genius nor a kid destined to become a wizard. I'm just me. I read stuff. Books are not my only friends, but we're friendly. So there."
- Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

"I can't imagine a universe in which I try to unlove her."
- Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

"Our private tastes in books showed a hint of our secret selves."
- The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma

"Truth didn't mean anything without someone to share it with; you could shout truth into the air forever, and spend your life doing it, if someone didn't care and listen."
- Uprooted by Naomi Novik

"'You're the brightest thing in the room,' he said. He lifted his hand from my waist, and slowly, carefully brushed a stray lock of hair from my cheek. 'You shine'."
- Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

"But really, they did it because every human being has a basic instinct to help each other out. It might not seem that way sometimes, but it's true."
- The Martian by Andy Weir

"Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshipped."
- The Martian by Andy Weir

"Being temporary doesn't make something matter any less, because the point isn't for how long, the point is that it happened."
- Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider

"So let's raise our glass to the accident season,
To the river beneath us where we sink our souls,
To the bruises and secrets, to the ghosts in the ceiling,
One more drink for the watery road."
- The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle

"Fall in love with me, not the idea of rescuing me."
- Ticker by Lisa Mantchev

"Sometimes I think people take reality for granted."
- Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

I love quotes. Some of these make me giggle, some resonate with me, others make me sigh. Or in the case of the first, flail all over the place.

What are some of your favourite quotes? Please share your Top Ten Tuesday posts in the comments so I can visit!

1 comment:

  1. I haven't read any of these books, but I do really want to read Extraordinary Means and The Martian. I didn't do a TTT this week, but I did do one a while back that were inspirational quotes.
    - Emma @ Emma Likes Books