Please find below those quotes that make you think ‘so true’ *nods head*. Also the multitude of quotes that I couldn’t pick a section for 🙂


If you board the wrong train, it is no use running along the corridor in the opposite direction.
–  Deitrich Bonheoffer, in Bonheoffer chapter 10, by Eric Metaxas.

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

[…] [T]here was no one to say mass, and even the bell, the symbol of a cult, might on no account be rung. Yet every tenth day, these free citizens were all but hounded into the bare and desecrated church to hear a discourse on patriotism or the social virtues.
– in The Yellow Poppy, by DK Broster. (set in France during the revolution.)

“But I thought Australians had a queer accent, like the English.”
“They’ve all kind of got accents, but you can never mistake their voices. It’s got the sun in it.”
– Heritage, in Huntingtower, by John Buchan.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that in a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
– in Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen.

And as he stood apart, there, recieving this homage in his rags, I thought to myself, well really there is something peculiarly grand about the gait and bearing of a king, after all.
–  in The Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, by Mark Twain.

Don’t ask me how I know. I just do. If you don’t understand that, I guess you’ve never had a sister.
–  in Vanishing Girls, by Lauren Oliver.
People shout when they don’t have the vocabulary to whisper.
–  in Raven Boys, by Maggie Stiefvater.

Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all, those who live without love.
–  Dumbledore, in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by JK Rowling.


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