Friday Thoughts: Book Quotes I Love

We all have those book quotes that we come across and want to write down and remember forever. These are some of mine:

“You’ve got words in your soul.”
Jay Kristoff, Nevernight

“Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”
Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

“Names are not important. It’s what lies inside of you that matters.”
Sarah J. Maas, Throne of Glass

“Why do we write fiction?” Professor Piper asked.
Cath looked down at her notebook.
To disappear.”
Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

“Have you ever asked yourself, do monsters make war, or does war make monsters?”
Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

“It is a condition of monsters that they do not perceive themselves as such. The dragon, you know, hunkered in the village devouring maidens, heard the townsfolk cry ‘Monster!’ and looked behind him.”
Laini Taylor, Daughter of Smoke & Bone

“You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable,” she pleaded. “Something beautiful and full of monsters.”
“Beautiful and full of monsters?”
“All the best stories are.”
Laini Taylor, Strange the Dreamer

“I’m not going to die,” she said. “Not till I’ve seen it.”
“Seen what?”
Her smile widened. “Everything.”
V.E. Schwab, A Darker Shade of Magic

“Scars are not shameful, not unless you let them be. If you do not wear them, they will wear you.”
V.E. Schwab, A Conjuring of Light

“The soul was a fragile traveller.”
― Maggie Stiefvater, Blue Lily Lily Blue

“Dreams are to be classified as weapons.”
― Maggie Stiefvater, The Raven King

“Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they may wreck?”
Patrick Ness, A Monster Calls

And these are only a selection of my favourites. I keep a notebook filled with my favourite lines from everything I read so I can go back and look them over sometimes.

What are your favourite quotes?


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