50 Quotes From Books That Will Inspire You Every Day

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Book quotes are powerful and inspirational. They challenge us to find the best in ourselves and work for our dreams and future.

Even when times are bleak, a good quote will get your hopes high and motivate you to achieve heights people have only been dreaming of. If you are a fan of book quotes, here are 50 quotes from books that will inspire you every day.

50 Quotes From Books


1. “Sometimes weak and wan, sometimes strong and full of light. The moon understands what it means to be human.” – Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
2. “Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.” – The Picture Of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
3. “If he loved with all the powers of his puny being, he couldn’t love as much in eighty years as I could in a day.” – Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4. “After all, tomorrow is another day!” – Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell
5. “Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise.” – Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
6. “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” – The Minpins by Roald Dahl
7. “If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway.” – Americana by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
8.“I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one object at a time.” – David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
9. “Procrastination is the thief of time; collar him.” – David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
10. “No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.” – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
11. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
12. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
13. “I wanted you to see what real courage is instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” – To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
14. “At times, the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. And what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may, in fact, be the first steps of a journey.” – A Series Of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
15. “You have plenty of courage, I am sure,” answered Oz. “All you need is confidence in yourself. There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid, and that kind of courage you have in plenty.” – The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz by L. Frank Baum
16. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
17. “What’s the point of having a voice if you’re gonna be silent in those moments you shouldn’t be?” – The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
18. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” – Dracula by Bram Stroker
19. “I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.” – The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
20. “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.” – Anne Of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
21. “You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.” – Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
22. “Push yourself. Don’t Settle. Just live well. Just LIVE.” – Me Before You Jojo Moyes
23. “Be worthy love, and love will come.” – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
24. “Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” – A Room Of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf
25. “Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.” – Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
26. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” – Autumn Leaves by André Gide
27. “When you can’t find someone to follow, you have to find a way to lead by example.” – Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
28. “It is nothing to die; it is dreadful not to live.” – Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
29. “The truth is, once you learn how to die, you learn how to live…” – Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom
30. “If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life is the moment we are living now.” – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
31. “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
32. “The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
33. “Each of us is more than the worst thing we’ve ever done.” – Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
34. “You are your best thing.” – Beloved by Toni Morrison
35. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – The Diary Of A Young Girl by Anne Frank
36. “We all require devotion to something more than ourselves for our lives to be endurable.” – Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
37. “She decided long ago that life was a long journey. She would be strong, and she would be weak, and both would be okay.” – Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi
38. “When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” – Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
39. “Not all those who wander are lost.” – The Fellowship Of The Ring by J.R.R. Tolkein
40. “Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs.” – Charlotte Brontë by Jane Eyre
41. “I’m choosing happiness over suffering. I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.” – Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
42. “Be yourself and people will like you.” – Diary Of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
43. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…” – Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr Seuss
43. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Worstward Ho by Samuel Beckett
44. “It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
45. “We dream in our waking moments, and walk in our sleep.” – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
46. “So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” – The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
47. “Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: you’re given the form, but you have to write the sonnet yourself.” – A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle
48. “You only get one life. It’s actually your duty to live it as fully as possible.” – Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
49. “It is not for me to judge another man’s life. I must judge, I must choose, I must spurn, purely for myself. For myself, alone.” – Siddhartha by Herman Hesse
50. “There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for.” – The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

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