Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Quotes


Happy Tuesday everyone!  Welcome to the first Top Ten Tuesday now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl.  This week's topic is Favorite Book Quotes - I'm narrowing it down to some of my favorites from books I've read in the last year or so.  Here we go, in alphabetical order by title:

“When a man's stories are remembered, then he is immortal.” - Big Fish by Daniel Wallace

“Myths do not happen all at once.  They do not spring forth whole into the world. They form slowly, rolled between the hands of time until their edges smooth, until the saying of the story gives enough weight to the words—to the memories—to keep them rolling on their own. But all stories start somewhere, and that night, as Rhy Maresh walked through the streets of London, a new myth was taking shape.” - A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

“If I cannot be better than them, I will become so much worse.” - The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

“There is nothing more terrifying than the absoluteness of one who believes he's right.” - The Diviners by Libba Bray

“Fiction is truth, even if it is not fact. If you believe only in facts and forget stories, your brain will live, but your heart will die.” - Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

“Too many books. Too few centuries.” - Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

“Because,” said Thor, “when something goes wrong, the first thing I always think is, it is Loki’s fault. It saves a lot of time.” - Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

“Kaz leaned back. "What's the easiest way to steal a man's wallet?"
"Knife to the throat?" asked Inej.
"Gun to the back?" said Jesper.
"Poison in his cup?" suggested Nina.
"You're all horrible," said Matthias.” - Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

“You destroy buildings, fight monsters openly in the streets of the city, work with the police, show up in newspapers, advertise in the phone book, and ride zombie dinosaurs down Michigan Avenue, and think that you work in the shadows? Be reasonable.” - Skin Game by Jim Butcher

“The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability.” - Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel


Have you read any of these books?  What are some of your favorite quotes?  As always, thanks for visiting my blog and perhaps even commenting down below.

38 comments:

  1. I've only read Six of Crows, but these are all great!

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  2. I love that one from Norse Mythology! MAde me laugh. when in doubt, blame Loki lol. The Waking Gods one is good too (say that one fast three time ha ha) and so is the one from Cruel Prince. I think that one will be popular. :)

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    1. Sounds about right to me! :D

      I don't think I could manage that tongue twister. :)

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  3. I have not read any of these books The Norse Mythology me made me laugh! I can relate to the Nevernight one on a deep level xD. These are all great!
    Here is my Top Ten Tuesday
    Elena@The Novelistics

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    1. I feel you there on Nevernight!

      Thanks for sharing, Elena. :)

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  4. I love the Jim Butcher quote. Harry Dresden is a favorite of mine.

    Here is out Top Ten Tuesday. Thanks!

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    1. You can't go wrong with The Dresden Files. :)

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  5. I had an ACOL quote on my list this week too, a different one, but I love the one you chose as well.
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2018/03/06/top-ten-tuesday-149/

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  6. I loved that quote from The Cruel Prince when I read it, but I forgot to write it down (if I had it definitely would have been on my list!). I also really like the Jay Kristoff quote you've chosen: I've seen a lot of his quotes on these lists today, and they're all brilliant.

    Here are my ten favourite quotes.

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    1. I'm bad at writing down favorite quotes, too...

      Thanks for sharing, Alyce.

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  7. I love Jim Butcher. Dresden has such great one-liners in that series. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Oh God, I totally need to read Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman!!

    Ronnie @ Paradise Found

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  9. I haven't read any of the books in your post. I loved the quotes you shared... They make me want to read the books!!

    Here's a link to my TTT post: https://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2018/03/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-favorite-quotes.html

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  10. Great list, I haven't read any of these books yet. But I love those quotes.
    My TTT:: Marie @ Pages to Explore

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    1. Thanks, Marie. You may like some of these. :)

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  11. The Diviners quote is sooo true!

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  12. Omg I love these SO MUCH!!! The Lord of Shadows, Cruel Prince and Nevernight ones are my favourites! Also I hadn't heard of the first book but I looove that quote so much.

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    1. Yay! I actually didn't realize Big Fish was a book until recently - I love the movie adaptation with Ewan McGregor. :)

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  13. I like the quotes from The Cruel Prince and Big Fish!!
    https://justmeandmyblogreviews.blogspot.com/2018/03/top-ten-tuesday-book-quotes.html

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  14. That Six of Crows scene is such a delight. Oh no, what does that say about us?

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  15. I feel silly admitting this, but I didn't realize that Big Fish was a novel. I loved the movie (and I love the quote you chose), so I now feel like I need to read the book!

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    1. I didn't realize until recently either - I hope you'll like the book. :)

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  16. Six of Crows! I love the dynamics in the novel (even though I still ship Kaz and Inej). x)

    The Nevernight is sooo true as a bookworm though. There's never enough time in a day to read all of them, much less our lives.

    Sophia @ Bookwyrming Thoughts

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    1. The characters are fantastic in Six of Crows! :)

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  17. Nice list! I haven't read any of these book yet but all these quotes looks fabulous. Six of Crows is high on my TBR :D

    My TTT

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    1. It was awesome and I can't wait to jump into book two. :)

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  18. HAH! I highlighted this one when I read Norse Mythology too!

    “Because,” said Thor, “when something goes wrong, the first thing I always think is, it is Loki’s fault. It saves a lot of time.”

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  19. I loved the Big Fish movie. I should probebly read the book!🐟💜

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