Favourite Quotes From the Last Five Books I Read

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**I have already fallen behind on these, so I am going to try to catch up!

I have always enjoyed reading book quotes, so I decided that for 2019 I will share my favourite quotes for every five books that I read! These are quotes that stood out to me, but will in no way spoil the book for you.  I hope they give you a sense of what the book is about and the writing style!

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

168642“It is no shame to have a dirty face- the shame comes when you keep it dirty.”

“Imagination, of course, can open any door – turn the key and let terror walk right in.”

“Like the waters of the river, like the motorists on the highway, and like the yellow trains streaking down the Santa Fe tracks, drama, in the shape of exceptional happenings, had never stopped there.”

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

38739562“Who made this boy think I had time for him? Got me out here wasting all my good words.”

“We all make choices about people. Who we want to hold close, who we want to remain in our lives, and who we are just fine without.”

“The world is a turntable that never stops spinning; as humans we merely choose the tracks we want to sit out and the ones that inspire us to dance.”

The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker

34409176“But time moves in only one direction. Not everything that breaks can be repaired.”

“There is a difference between what is not true and what cannot be measured.”

“Not everything that happens in a life can be digested. Some events stay forever whole. Some images never leave the mind.”

Down Among the Stick and Bones by Seanan McGuire

31450908“Some adventures require nothing more than a willing heart and the ability to trip over the cracks in the world.”

“A single revelation does not change a life. It is a start.”

“The Moors were beautiful in their own way, and if their beauty was the quiet sort that required time and introspection to be seen, well, there was nothing wrong with that. The best beauty was the sort that took some seeking.”

The Test by Sylvain Neuvel

41940388“I might die today, and I don’t know if it was inevitable or if I inched myself into it, one small mistake after the other.”

“I cannot fade into the background anymore, but I can try to become human again.”

“No one can ask a man to be courageous with a gun to their head, but he must be courageous.”


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