Top Ten Tuesday (31) : Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by Brokeandbookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So. Reading quotes may be one of my favorite things to do, once I’ve finished a book. Sometimes, when reading, I just stop randomly to take in the beautiful writing. Yes, I’m like that, so obviously this post wasn’t so hard to do…let’s take a look at some of my favorite quotes!

1 • The Beginning of Everything, Robyn Schneider

“Oscar Wilde once said that to live is the rarest thing in the world, because most people just exist, and that’s all. I don’t know if he’s right, but I do know that I spend a long time existing, and now, I intend to live.”

2 • Vanishing Girls, Lauren Oliver

“I wish that photographs were physical spaces, like tunnels; that you could crawl inside them and go back.”

3 •  The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, E. Lockhart

“It is better to be alone, she figures, than to be with someone who can’t see who you are. It is better to lead than to follow. It is better to speak up than stay silent. It is better to open doors than to shut them on people.

She will not be simple and sweet. She will not be what people tell her to be. That Bunny Rabbit is dead.”


4 • All The Bright Places, Jennifer Niven

“You are all the colors in one, at full brightness.”

5 • A Thousand Pieces of You, Claudia Gray

“I meant it when I said I didn’t believe in love at first sight. It takes time to really, truly fall for someone. Yet I believe in a moment. A moment when you glimpse the truth within someone, and the glimpse the truth within you. In that moment, you don’t belong to yourself any longer, not completely. Part of you belongs to him; part of him belongs to you. After that, you can’t take it back, no matter how much you want to, no matter how hard you try.”

6 • Ignite Me, Tahereh Mafi

“His hands are holding my cheeks, and he pulls back just to look me in the eye and his chest is heaving and he says, “I think,” he says, “my heart is going to explode,” and I wish, more than ever, that I knew how to capture moments like these and revisit them forever.

Because this.

This is everything.”


7 • Emmy & Oliver, Robin Benway

“Sometimes love isn’t something you say, it’s something you do.”

8 • Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli

“Why is straight the default? Everyone should have to declare one way or another, and it shouldn’t be this big awkward thing whether you’re straight, gay, bi, or whatever. I’m just saying.”


9 • Let’s get Lost, Ali Alsaid

“And maybe the only way to find what you’re looking for is to get lost along the way.”

10 • More Than This, Patrick Ness

“There’s always beauty, if you know where to look.”

Do you like any of those quotes? Which one is your favorite? 

Did you read those books, and what did you think? Let me know everything in comments! 🙂

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33 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (31) : Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So

  1. These quotes are all so brilliant! That Ignite Me quote makes me want to read it so damn bad!! Shatter Me on my Christmas Wishlist so hopefully I start that series really soon!
    I love the Simon quote you used! That book is so quoteable!
    Great list 🙂

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    1. Aw I’m glad to hear that! Read Emmy & Oliver!! It’s one of my favorite reads this year, I loved everything about it, and I need to talk about it!! 😀 Of course, Let’s Get Lost and A Thousand Pieces of You were great reads, too! Always so many books to read…the eternal struggle of the endless TBR, ahah!
      Thank you for your comment, Jenna 🙂

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  2. Oh my goodness, the A Thousand Pieces of You quote! I cried so much reading it (not sure if hormones or really emotional??) but that quote really struck me, sent shivers up my spine.

    I also love the Emmy and Oliver quote, though I haven’t read it! :c I know Jenna recommended it… ah so many books to read! Not enough brains and eyes. XD

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    1. It’s my favorite quote from this book, and if you’re emotional, then I am, too 😉 You should read Emmy & Oliver if you have some time, it was a great read, I would definitely recommend it! You’re so right ahah, there are too many books to read!!
      Thank you for your comment ❤

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  3. I absolutely adore these quotes! I can’t even decide which ones are my favourite. The Patrick Ness one, the Ignite Me quote and The Beginning of Everything quote are wonderful!
    Great post Marie! 💕

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