Top Ten Tuesday : Inspirational/Thought-Provoking Book Quotes
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 theme is Inspirational/Thought-Provoking Book Quotes
“Time passes. Even when it seems impossible. Even when each tick of the second hand aches like the pulse of blood behind a bruise. It passes unevenly, in strange lurches and dragging lulls, but pass it does. Even for me.” ― New Moon
“I often don’t say things out loud, even when I should. I contain and compartmentalize to a disturbing degree: In my belly-basement are hundreds of bottles of rage, despair, fear, but you’d never guess from looking at me.” ― Gone Girl
“In my mind I am eloquent; I can climb intricate scaffolds of words to reach the highest cathedral ceilings and paint my thoughts. But when I open my mouth, everything collapses.” ― Warm Bodies
“Anne was always glad in the happiness of her friends; but it is sometimes a little lonely to be surrounded everywhere by happiness that is not your own.” ― Anne of the Island
“But give me more credit than that. Someone else may have dealt the hand, but I picked it up off the table, I played every card, and I had my reasons.”
― The Likeness
“If you only shine light on your flaws, all your perfects will dim.” ― All Your Perfects
Just for Fun
And just because I felt they all got a bit depressing very quickly, I’ve picking something a LOT lighter to finish with.
“In that same year, NYU conducted its own study. With rats. They implanted electrodes in the brains of male rats and put two buttons in their cages. When the lucky little bastards pushed the blue button, the electrodes triggered an orgasm. When they pushed a red button, they were given food.
Care to guess what happened to all the rats?
They fucking starved to death.
They never pushed the red button.
Need I say more?” ― Tangled
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What is your favourite Inspirational/Thought-Provoking Book Quote? If you have also done this TTT, please leave a link so I can come visit 🙂