Top Ten Tuesday: 5/8/12 - Favorite Quotes From Books

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Top Ten Favorite Quotes From Books

  • "And so the lion fell in love with the lamb..." What a stupid lamb," What a sick, masochistic lion." from Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  • "Look after my heart - I've left it with you." from Eclipse  by Stephenie Meyer
  • "The relationship of a girl and her favorite novel can be complex indeed." from Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
  • "We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another." from Divergent  by Veronica Roth
  • "I feel like someone breathed new air into my lungs. I am not Abnegation. I am not Dauntless. I am Divergent." from Divergent  by Veronica Roth
  • "You love me. Real or not real?" from Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • "I was dead until you found me, though I breathed. I was sightless, though I could see. And then you came...and I was awakened." from Lover Awakened by J.R. Ward
  • "Why am I covered in feathers" from Breaking Dawn  by Stephenie Meyer
  • "Sometimes the heart tells us to venture where the mind fears to tread." from Waterfall by Lisa T. Bergren
  • "I'll tell you something about true love. There's no science to it. It's as natural as the sky." from Wither by Lauren DeStefano

  • But most significant in this tidal wave of happiness was the surest fact of all: I was with Edward. Forever. Bella Cullen, Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer, Chapter 39, p.7522-
  • I tried to comprehend, through the film of tears blinding me, the surreal fact that this amazing person was mine. Bella Cullen,  Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer , Chapter 3, p.503-
  • Option three: Edward loved me. The bond forged between us was not one that could be broken by absence, distance, or time. And no matter how much more special or beautiful or brilliant or perfect than me he might be, he was as irreversibly altered as I was. As I would always belong to him, so would he always be mine. Bella Swan, New Moon  by Stephenie Meyer, Chapter 24, p.5274
  • "To the well organized mind, death is but the next great adventure." Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter
  • "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter
  • About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was part of him — and I didn't know how potent that part might be — that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him. Bella Swan, Twilight  by Stephenie Meyer, Chapter 9, p.1957
  • -"Always." Severus Snape, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling.
  • Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars — points of light and reason… And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn't see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason for anything. Edward Cullen,  New Moon  by Stephenie Meyer  Chapter 23, p.5149-
  • The clouds I can handle. But I can’t fight with an eclipse.Jacob Black, Eclipse , Chapter 26, p.60010
  • And only Peeta can give me that. So after, when he whispers, "You love me. Real or not real?" I tell him, "Real.” Katniss & Peeta, Mockingjay  by Suzanne Collins.


  1. Great list! I especially like the Divergent quotes.
    Angela @ AJ Arndt Books Blog

  2. Love the quotes from Divergent and of course the Mockingjay one so so so much. ♥

  3. Okay, this is an awesome list of quotes!! Seriously, each and every one = great!

    I'd love it if you can and checked out my Top Ten Quotes.


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