Memorable Quotes from Classic Novels!

J.R.R. Tolkien

The Two Towers

"There is some good in this world, and it’s worth fighting for."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Little Prince

"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."

Charlotte Brontë

Jane Eyre

"I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will, which I now exert to leave you."

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness..."

Mary Shelley


"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful."

Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird

"I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do."

John Steinbeck

East of Eden

"A man, after he has brushed off the dust and chips of his life, will have left only the hard, clean questions: Was it good or was it evil? Have I done well — or ill?"

John Green

Looking for Alaska

"The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive."

William Shakespeare


"This above all: To thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."

E.B. White

Charlotte’s Web

"‘Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.’"

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