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Marvel at the Powerful Expression in These Book Quotes


Curl up with your favorite book and watch those hours melt away. Books transport you into a different world. Bibliophiles can enjoy this special mixed-bag collection of book quotes sourced from famous books. If you have read these books, these book quotes will spark your memory and urge you for a second-read. If you really like these quotes, you can even make bookmarks and print your favorite book quotes on them.

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.

Herman Melville, Moby Dick
Yes, as every one knows, meditation and water are wedded forever.

E M Forster, Howards End
Death destroys a man: the idea of Death saves him.

Victor Hugo, Les Misérables
It is on December nights, with the thermometer at zero, that we most think of the sun.

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
It is a most miserable thing to feel ashamed of home.

Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
All kings is mostly rapscallions.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet
I had neither kith nor kin in England, and was therefore as free as air—or as free as an income of eleven shillings and sixpence a day will permit a man to be. Under such circumstances I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained. There I stayed for some time at a private hotel in the Strand, leading a comfortless, meaningless existence, and spending such money as I had, considerably more freely than I ought.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
One thing's sure and nothing's surer; the rich get richer and the poor get -- children.

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment
Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It's by talking nonsense that one gets to the truth! I talk nonsense, therefore I'm human.

Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner
The blast echoes through the street of my father’s house. Hassan slumps to the asphalt, his life of unrequited loyalty drifting from him like the windblown kites he used to chase.

Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre
If all the world hated you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience approved you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without friends.

Thomas Hardy, Far From the Madding Crowd
Conviction breeds conviction.

Albert Camus, The Fall
"I shall tell you a great secret, my friend. Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day."

Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club
Where would Jesus be if no one had written the gospels?"

Antonin Artaud, Van Gogh, the Man Suicided by Society
There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him.

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