Top Ten Tuesday: Quotes from Books I’ve Read This Year

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  • “Funny thing, watching gods realize they’ve been mortal all along.” Red Rising by Pierce Brown
  • “People who live in glass houses should shut the fuck up.”Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • “Be true to yourself. But that’s something everyone says and no one means. No one wants you to be yourself. They want you to be the version of yourself that they like.”The Young Elites by Marie Lu
  • “Embellish your flaws. They will turn into your assets.” – The Young Elites by Marie Lu
  • We look up at the same stars and see such different things.”A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
  • The entirety of The Martin by Andy Weir 
  • “Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.” Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan
  • “The act of reading is a partnership. The author builds a house, but the reader makes it a home.”Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
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4 Responses to Top Ten Tuesday: Quotes from Books I’ve Read This Year

  1. The Carl Sagan quote is one of my all time favorites!

  2. Great list! I love the quotes from Red Rising and A Storm of Swords. 🙂

  3. Greg says:

    I love the Ready Player One quote, and the last one as well. I think that’s very true.

  4. Christy LoveOfBooks says:

    LOL – The entire The Martian. AGREED. And Red Rising … YES.

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