Tuesday 14 April 2015

Top Ten Tuesday #58: Top Ten Inspiring Quotes

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted over at Broke and Bookish. This weeks topic is Top Ten Inspiring Quotes

"A room without books is like a body without a soul."
-Marcus Tullius Cicero

"She kept swimming out into life because she hadn't found a rock to stand on."
-Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

"I have decided to stick to love... Hate is too great a burden to bear."
-Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writing and Speeches

"Once you have read a book you care about, some part of it is always with you."
-Louis L'Amour, Matagorda/The First Fast Draw

"We dream in our waking moments, and walk in our sleep."
-Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough."
-Mae west

"As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once."
-John Green, The Fault In Our Stars

"You can never know someone completely. That's why it's the most terrifying thing in the world, really - taking someone on faith, hoping they'll take you on faith too. It's such a precarious balance, it's a wonder we do it at all. And yet..."
-Libba Bray

"Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart."
-Harkuki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

"Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds."
-Rita Mae Brown, Riding Shotgun



  1. I love all your quotes, but the one by Mae West really stuck out to me. It's both inspiring and true.

    My Top Ten Tuesday

    1. I really love that one as well because it is so true :)
      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Ugh I love these quotes El! That Martin Luther King quote is wonderful :-) Here's my TTT @ Emma's Bookery if you would like to check it out :-) Have a great day!

    1. He was full of wisdom, he was a really inspiring men.
      Thanks for stopping by!


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