Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018.
It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.
This weeks topic is Top Ten Favourite Book Quotes.
Not my favourites, but SOME favourites. I used to collect quotes and sometimes I put them in the update section on Goodreads, but I seem to have stopped doing anything more with them so I loose them…something to work on I feel.
by Suzanne Collins
“You’re a painter.
You’re a baker.
You like to sleep with the windows open.
You never take sugar in your tea.
And you always double-knot your shoelaces.”
by Andy Weir
“He’s stuck out there. He thinks he’s totally alone and that we all gave up on him.
What kind of effect does that have on a man’s psychology?” He turned back to Venkat.
“I wonder what he’s thinking right now.”
LOG ENTRY: SOL 61 How come Aquaman can control whales? They’re mammals! Makes no sense.
A Game of Thrones
By George RR Martin
“Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not.
Make it your strength.
Then it can never be your weakness.
Armour yourself in it, and it will never be used to hurt you.”
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown
by Holly Black
She took a deep breath, “Last chance. Are you in need of rescuing?”
His expression turned very strange, almost as if she’d struck him,
“Yes,” he said finally.
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
“I cannot fix on the hour, or the spot, or the look or the words, which laid the foundation.
It is too long ago.
I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun.”
The Last Namsara
By Kristen Ciccarelli
“No one needs to ask for a woman’s opinion. It’s expected that she gives it freely.”
The Cruel Prince
By Holly Black
“If I cannot be better than them, I will become so much worse.”
“Those who know what it’s like in the dark will do anything to stay in the light.”
All the Crooked Saints
“She had still been learning how to live with the hard truth that the most interesting parts of her thoughts usually got left behind when she tried to put them into words.”
A Darker Shade of Magic
V E Schwab
“‘I apologize for anything I might have done. I was not myself.’
‘I apologise for shooting you in the leg.’ said Lila. ‘I was myself entirely.’”