Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

1.) "You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” - Christopher Robin [A.A. Milne], Winnie the Pooh

2.) “Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.” - Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

3.) “Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” - L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

4.) “Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.” - Frances Hodgson Burnett, Little Lord Fauntleroy* (I think, lol :))

5.) “There's no great loss without some small gain.” - Ma Ingalls, [Laura Ingalls Wilder] Little Town on the Prairie

6.) “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” - Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

7.) "[T]hey can only come to morning through the shadows." - Narrator [J.R.R. Tolkien], The Two Towers

8.) “Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live.” - Natalie Babbit, Tuck Everlasting

9.) “It is our choices [...] that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

10.) “Every real story is a never ending story.” - Michael Ende, The Neverending Story


  1. I love the Anne of Green Gables quote! I think L. M. Montgomery is such an insightful and uplifting author.

    1. She really is! I've read she had a difficult life, but through her writing she still uplifts and inspires today :)



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