favorite quotes

❝i’d never given much thought to dying —though i’d had reason enough in the last few months— but even if i had, i would not have imagined it like this. (...) surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone i loved. noble, even. that ought to count for something. i knew that if i’d never gone to forks, i wouldn’t be facing death now. but, terrified as i was, i couldn’t bring myself to regret the decision. when life offers you a dream so far beyond any of your expectations, it’s not reasonable to grieve when it comes to an end.❞

  • ― twilight.

“after all that is bewitching in the idea of a single and constant attachment, and all that can be said of one's happiness depending entirely on any particular person, it is not meant — it is not fit — it is not possible that it should be so.”

  • — sense and sensibility.

❝in my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since: "whenever you feel like criticizing any one," he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world have not had the advantages that you've had."❞

  • ― the great gatsby.

❝vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. a person may be proud without being vain. pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity to what we would have others think of us.❞

  • ― pride and prejudice.

❝you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out i was not made with a lightness on my tongue so i could be easy to swallow i was made heavy half blade and half silk difficult to forget and not easy for the mind to follow.❞

  • ― milk and honey.

❝i am in all truthfulness attempting to be cheerful about this whole topic, though most people find themselves hindered in believing me, no matter my protestations. please, trust me. i most definitely can be cheerful. i can be amiable. agreeable. affable. and that's only the a's. just don't ask me to be nice. nice has nothing to do with me.❞

  • ― the book thief.
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