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The Memory Keeper's Daughter
Kim Edwards, 2005
"You missed a lot of heartache, sure. But David, you missed a lot of joy."
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Haruki Murakami, 2008
"I've always done whatever I felt like doing in life. People may try to stop me, and convince me I'm wrong, but I won't change."
The History of Love
Nicole Krauss, 2005
"When will you learn that there isn't a word for everything?"
Boy Meets Girl
Joshua Harris, 2005
"Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him."
Storm of Swords
George R.R. Martin, 2003
"You know nothing, Jon Snow."
Emma Donoghue, 2010
"I look back one more time. It's like a crater, a hole where something happened."
Kurt Vonnegut, 1961
"We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be."
Hector and the Search for Happiness
François Lelord, 2010
"Making comparisons can spoil your happiness."
Orson Scott Card, 1985
"If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault."
A Year in the Merde
Stephen Clarke, 2004
“If they wanted their shit stirred, then stirred their shit was jolly well going to be."
The Elephant Vanishes
Haruki Murakami, 1993
"Potentiality knocks on the door of my heart."
"Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?"
Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D, 1997
The Meaning of Marriage
Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller, 2011
"Marriage has the power to set the course of your life as a whole. If your marriage is strong, even if all the circumstances in your life around you are filled with trouble and weakness, it won't matter. You will be able to move out into the world in strength."
A Feast for Crows
George R. R. Martin, 2005
"Tyrion is Tywin's son, not you."
Say You're One of Them
Uwem Akpan, 2009
"I ran and I ran, though I knew I would never outrun my sister's wailing."
The PreHistory of The Far Side
Gary Larson, 1989
"As the following pages indicate, I should have just called this thing The Cow Side and forgot about it."
The Time Machine
H.G. Wells, 1895
"It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning."
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon, 2004 (Re-read)
"I find people confusing."
J.R.R. Tolkein, 1973 (Re-read)
"In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit."
Victor Hugo, 1862
"To love another person is to see the face of God."