• 40 best great literary quotes of all time

40 best great literary quotes of all time

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Here are the best great literary quotes from the classic literary titles to the self-help, self-help books. Each of the quotes contains deep and emotional life lessons. strong inspiration!


Best great literary quotes deep and inspirational life lessons!


1. “My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

- The Princess Bride (Sharon F.) -


2. “It is a truth universally that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”

- Pride and Prejudice (Shelley H.) -

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Best great literary quotes deep and inspirational life lessons


3. “Have a biscuit, Potter.”

- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Megan B.) -


4. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

- A Tale of Two Cities (Mary Ellen R.) -


5. “My dear, I don’t give a damn.”

- Gone With the Wind (Michelle C.) -


6. “Most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.”

- Brave New World (Amber D.) -


7. “By the time we arrived, as evening was approaching, I felt as sore as a rock must feel when the waterfall has pounded on it all day long.”

- Memoirs of a Geisha (Sunny H.) -


8. “Neighbours bring food with death and flowers with sickness and little things in between. Boo was our neighbour. He gave us two soap dolls, a broken watch and chain, a pair of good luck pennies, and our lives.”

- To Kill a Mockingbird (Shirisha T.) -


9. “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.”

- The Gunslinger (Rob B.) -


10. “Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit em, but remember that it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”

- To Kill a Mockingbird (Kristy E.) -


11. “And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

- The Great Gatsby (Caitlyn S.) -


12. “I think of my life as a kind of music, not always good music but still having form and melody.”

- East of Eden (Jessica H.) -


13. “Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold.”

- The Outsiders (Laura M.) -


14. “And in that moment, like a swift intake of breath, the rain came.”

- Other Voices, Other Rooms (Madalaine B.) -


15. “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents!”

- Little Women (Peggy C.) -


16. “When the day shall come that we do part,” he said softly, and turned to look at me, “if my last words are not ‘I love you’—you’ll ken it was because I didn’t have time.”

- The Fiery Cross (Sharon T.) -


17. “Hey, boo.”

- To Kill a Mockingbird (Theresa M.) -


18. “I believe there are monsters born in the world to human parents.”

– East of Eden (JA R.) -


19. “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!”

- Horton Hatches the Egg (Carlie B.) -


20. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

- The Fellowship of the Ring (Mel F.) -



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 21. “Tomorrow I’ll think of some way to get him back. After all, tomorrow is another day.”

- Gone with the Wind (Carla M.) -

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Best great literary quotes deep life lesson

22. “If this typewriter can’t do it, then f@#$ it, it can’t be done."

- Still Life with Woodpecker (Dan E.) -


23. “Sometimes you have to keep on steppin’.”

- The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 (Mary D.) -


24. “There are few people whom I really love and still fewer of whom I think well.”

- Pride and Prejudice (Pauline S.) -


25. “Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember except the story.”

- The Things They Carried (Kristy C.) -


26. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

– Anna Karenina (JA R.) -


27. “Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.”

 - Slaughterhouse-Five (Heather R.) -


28. “Marley was dead as a doornail.”

- A Christmas Carol (Colleen D.) -


30. “Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aurelio Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon that his father took him to discover ice.”

- One Hundred Years of Solitude (Janice S.) -


31. “What fresh hell is this?”

- Jane Eyre (Katie D.) -


32. “Heart like shale. What you need is a good fracking.”

- MaddAddam (Anna L.) -


33. “Always.”

- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Aimee U.) -


34. “Everything’s profound when there’s guns and zombies.”

- Sandman Slim (Caroline R.) -


35. “To the person in the bell jar, blank and stopped as a dead baby, the world itself is the bad dream.”

- The Bell Jar (Veronica F.) -


36. “For one last time, Miriam does as she is told.”

- A Thousand Splendid Suns (Barbara W.) -


37. “And that’s all we are Jefferson, all of us on this earth, a piece of drifting wood. Until we—each of us, individually—decide to become something else. I am still that piece of drifting wood, and those out there are no better. But you can be better.”

- A Lesson Before Dying (Emily K.) -


38. “As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

- The Fault in Our Stars (Jen P.) -


39. “‘Nobody run off with her,’ Roscoe said. ‘She just run off with herself, I guess.'”

- Lonesome Dove (Cindy A.) -


40. “At the beginning of the summer I had lunch with my father, the gangster, who was in town for the weekend to transact some of his vague business.”

- The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (Arthur M.) -


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