[Top Ten Tuesday] Inspirational Book Quotes

I really enjoyed this weeks theme. I’ve chosen these quotes very carefully, looking for ones that really resonated with me and made me feel something. Hopefully there are some new ones you’ve not read here along with old favourites!

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018.


“Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn’t believe something weak because it appears delicate.”

– Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

“One must always be careful of books,” said Tessa, “and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.”

– Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

“We may be small, and we may be young, but we will shake the world for our beliefs.”

– The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

“You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in this world of men.”

– The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

“I am not a muse.
I am the somebody.”

– Daisy Jones and The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

“There are good days and hard days for me—even now. Don’t let the hard days win.”

– A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas

“It was books that made me feel that perhaps I was not completely alone”

– Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

“I would walk into the jaws of hell itself, if it were a path of my own choosing. I would rather die tomorrow in the forest than live a hundred years of the life appointed me.”

– The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

“No woman should be made to fear that she was not enough.”

– The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you.”

– The Fault in our Stars by John Green

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