Coincidentally, I had been planning to round-up some of the best quotes I have read recently, so this TTT topic comes at the perfect time!
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme where each week you list ten books. This week’s topic is a book quote freebie.
In a way, I will be glad when we are almost home and the scenery will turn into rice fields and farm plots, and I will be reminded of how far I have come, instead of what I cannot reach.Ara, travelling from the capital Seoul to her home village
If I’ve thought of my mother as callous, and many times I have, then it is important to remember what a callus is: the hardened tissue that forms over a wound.
Nothing feels like a premature achievement, it’s just what we’re meant to be doing.the author on turning thirty
Before I met you, I was not lonely, but now I’m so lonely I talk to the walls and sing to the ceiling.a letter from Celestial to her husband, Roy, while he is in prison
Men’s deaths are epic, women’s deaths are tragic: is that it?
“You see, doing one thing differently is very often the same as doing everything differently.”
How real was a person if you could shed her in a thousand miles?Reese becoming his new identity after leaving home
It would not be noble or respectable just because I did it alone.
“Usually,” Xiala said carefully, “when someone describes a man as harmless, he ends up being a villain.”Xiala talking to the supposedly harmless passenger on her ship
That’s what comes of hungering for something: you forget to check if it’s rotten before you gobble it down.
There’s probably a lot more I can add in here – I’m easily pleased when it comes to short quotes, but I do think it’s difficult to make just a single line encapsulate so much!