“Men are always complaining about how difficult it is to understand women but I think it is the other way round. Men clan up and do not express what they feel. Then they suddenly stop all communication with you and vanish. All you can do is wait. I wish men came with instruction manual.”
“the person who cares less has more power in the relationship. As sad as it is, it is true. Right now,”
“I want to tell her that love can also hurt and wound. It can make you ache. It can make you long for a person long after they are gone. It can leave you with a feeling so incomplete that you wonder if you will ever be whole again. It can shatter you, break you and make you a different person from what you were. But I say nothing. ‘Why are”
“The harder one tries to get over that person, the deeper they seem to fall for them.”
“It is funny what memories can do to you. How they can grip you by the throat, choke you, strangle you. And just when you thought you had it all sorted, too.”
“Life never ceases to throw us googlies. It is how we handle them that makes all the difference. Sometimes you have to take control of it and, at other times, it is best to let go. And the wisest of persons is the one who knows which option to choose.”
“Everything you love is illegal, immoral or fattening,’ she”
“This love, it is a funny thing. It can elevate you to the highest peak and plunge you to a bottomless pit. I”
“The path we plan for ourselves meanders in ways we can never imagine. Life never ceases to throw us googlies. It is how we handle them that makes all the difference. Sometimes you have to take control of it and, at other times, it is best to let go. And the wisest of persons is the one who knows which option to choose.”
“One can forgive but one should never forget.”
“I'm gonna kick your ass, Callahan."
"Really? You and what army?" She probably weighed about a hundred pounds. We both knew she wasn't kicking anyone's ass.
"Don't get too cocky. One of these days, I'll figure out a way to take you down."
I laughed and said, "Oooh, I'm scared, Anna."
What I didn't admit, though, was that she could have brought me to my knees with one touch of her hand, if she put it in the right place.
I wondered if she knew that.”
“The history of the world is the history of the warfare between secret societies. —Ishmael Reed, Mumbo-Jumbo”
“Everyone shines, given the right lighting.”
“Out of my sight! Thou dost infect mine eyes.”
BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.
We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.
Founded in 2018, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.