A few quotes from my favorite books! #Favoritequotes

“It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory.”  – Paulo Coelho, Aleph

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
But you are eternity and you are the mirror.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

“Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of you future. You will never be the same.”
Robin Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny

“Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps.”
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
“Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.”
-Sir Richard Francis Burton

 

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.”
Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption: A Story from Different Seasons

“Tonight I can write the saddest lines
I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too.”
Pablo Neruda, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

“Oh my only friend, my best beloved, the gates are open in my
house—do not pass by like a dream.”
Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings

“And the air was full of Thoughts and Things to Say. But at times like these, only the Small Things are ever said. Big Things lurk unsaid inside.”
Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

“While he was alive, he was impossible to ignore; once he had gone, he was impossible to imitate.”
Shashi Tharoor, The Great Indian Novel

“Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last.”
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, His Last Bow

“Hapiness is as exclusive as a butterfly, and you must never pursue it. If you stay very still, it may come and settle on your hand. But only briefly. Savour those moments, for they will not come in your way very often.”
Ruskin Bond, A Little Book of Life

“Some people standby you in your darkest hour while others walk away; only a select few march towards you and become even closer friends.”
Jeffrey Archer, Only Time Will Tell

“Some people have more guts than brains.”
John Grisham, The Rainmaker

Quote Me

Sometimes to battle the fiercest storms, courage alone is not enough. Utmost selflessness and willingness to sacrifice without a second thought is what creates a hero.