#PratsReads - Top Ten Tuesday : Favorite Quotes from books read in 2019

Top Ten Tuesday used to be a weekly post hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, but was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Luckily for me, this week's topic is a freebie so one can chose any topic to make a list of. This is my first time doing the tag and I have decided to pick my favorite quotes from the books I have read this year.


“...each one's different. They have similar elements, though. All stories do, no matter what form they take. Something was, and then something changed. Change is what story is, after all.” ― Erin Morgenstern, The Starless Sea


“I asked once, and the library assistant told me there were more than a hundred thousand books there, and more than sixty million pages of documents. It's a good number, I think: ten pages for every person who died. A kind of monument in paper for people who have no gravestones.” ― Geraldine Brooks, People of the Book



“I deserve it all because I’m willing to give it all. I would have worked through the darkness with you, Rule. What I won’t do is watch you walk away from me every time something happens that has the potential to hurt you” ― Jay Crownover, Rule
 


“Of course you could do more - you can always do more, and you should do more - but still, the important things is to do what you can, whenever you can. You just do your best, and that's all you can do. Too many people use the excuse that they don't think they can do enough, so they decide they don't have to to do anything. There's never a good excuse for not doing anything.” ― Will Schwalbe, The End of Your Life Book Club



“I read somewhere," said Kate, "that people are made of stardust." 

 He dragged his eyes from the sky. "Really?" 
 "Maybe that's what you're made of. Just like us." 
 And despite everything. August smiled.” ― Victoria Schwab, This Savage Song


“That's how it works: someone important believes in us, loudly and with conviction and against all substantiation, and over time, we begin to believe, too - not in our shot at perfection, mind you, but in the good enough version of us that they have reflected.” ― Kelly Corrigan, Tell Me More: Stories about the 12 Hardest Things I'm Learning to Say 




“A small shift in the gravity between us and suddenly all my stars are out of alignment, planets knocked from their orbits, and I'm left stumbling, without map or heading, through the bewildering territory of being in love with your best friend.” ― Mackenzi Lee, The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue 


Because by the time you finally see each other, you're catching up only on the big things, because it's too much bother to tell about the little things. But the little things are what make up life.” ― Jenny Han, To All the Boys I've Loved Before 



“You could find beauty nearly anywhere if you stopped to look for it, but the battle to get through the days made it easy to forget that this totally cost-free luxury existed.” ― Robert Galbraith, Career of Evil 



“After all, everything in here is just pieces of paper with words and lines on them. They're not even very valuable. Pieces of paper with words and lines on them have the ability to change the world...They always have.” ― Elizabeth Camden, Beyond All Dreams



3 comments:

  1. I haven’t read any of these books, and now I have to make my TBR list even longer!!!!!

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  2. oooh, I haven't read any of these yet this year, but several are on my TBR! I especially love the quotes from This Savage Song and The Gentleman's Guide! I'm very much looking forward to reading those.

    Here's my TTT post.

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  3. Impressive list. http://pmprescott.blogspot.com/2019/12/ttt-freebie.html

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