Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books (Anything that inspires you, challenges you, makes you think, encourages you, etc.)

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish.

This weeks topic is: Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books (Anything that inspires you, challenges you, makes you think, encourages you, etc.)


Inspirational Quotes:

It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

If you retain nothing else, always remember the most important rule of beauty, which is: who cares?” ― Tina Fey, Bossypants

You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want.”  S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders

You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Sometimes the dreams that come true are the dreams you never even knew you had.” – Alice Sebold, The Lovely Bones

Also, here is some quotes that while they are not super inspirational they did strike a chord with me…

And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” – Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility

Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.” – Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

I don’t trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they’re going to get tired of me and take off.” – Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl

There are tons of quotes that I could add to this list but I will stop here at these ten… Maybe I will create a section on this blog where I can start collecting the quotes as I come across them! What do you think? And what are some quotes that are your favorite? Please share in the comments!

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