Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Top Ten Tuesday: Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So
Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday, a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is Quotes I've Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So. Here we go, in no particular order:
Jackaby leaned in and adopted the sort of hushed, secretive tones that one nearby cannot help but overhear. "Miss Rook, on a scale of one to pomegranate, how dangerous would you say this situation has become?"
-Beastly Bones by William Ritter
Not everyone has to be the Chosen One. Not everyone has to be the guy who saves the world. Most people just have to live their lives the best they can, doing things that are great for them, having great friends, trying to make their lives better, loving people properly. All the while knowing that the world makes no sense but trying to find a way to be happy anyway.
-The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
Sometimes pain can bring about clarity and remind us we're still breathing.
-The Intern's Handbook by Shane Kuhn
Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.
-Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
"I'd rather die on an adventure than live standing still."
-A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
Yes, of course duct tape works in a near-vacuum. Duct tape works anywhere. Duct tape is magic and should be worshiped.
-The Martian by Andy Weir
Bloodlines and last names didn't make a man extraordinary — the extraordinary existed in what we did in life, not in who we were.
-Shutter by Courtney Alameda
I love that books allow us to experience other lives without us ever having to change where we live or who we are.
-The Cure for Dreaming by Cat Winters
"See, the world is full of things more powerful than us. But if you know how to catch a ride, you can go places."
-Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Knowledge is dangerous. Once you know something, you can't get rid of it. You have to carry it. Always.
-The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
"Say no more," Leif interrupted. "I understand. I will simply have to kill them all myself."
"There he goes again. I’m telling you, Danny Elfman would love to get hold of those lines."
"Not John Williams?"
"If you've got some hopelessly overmatched heroes fighting evil and some Imperial types marching, John Williams is your guy. You need a song to make people reach for a box of Kleenex, talk to Randy Newman. But if you want creepy atmospherics and spine-shivering chords to back up your casual death threats, you gotta bring in Danny Elfman.”
-Hammered by Kevin Hearne
What you do you think of my quotes this week? Do we happen to share any quotes or books? Have any recommendations for me based off these? As always, thanks for visiting my blog and I'm looking forward to your comments.