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Book Quote by Cassandra Clare from The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire

Because the world isn't divided into the special and the ordinary.
Everyone has the potential to be extra ordinary. As long as you have a soul and free will, you can be anything, do anything, choose anything.

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

Wha if 'yes' was the right answer instead of 'no'? What if what made me do all those things everyone thought I shouldn't have done was what also had got me here? What if I was never redeemed? What if I already was?

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

Alone had always felt like an actual place to me, as if it weren't a state of being, but rather a room where I could retreat to be who I really was. (...) Alone wasn't a room anymore, but the whole wide world, and now I was alone in that world, occupying it in a way I never had before.

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

I'd loved books in my regular life, but on the trail, they'd taken on even greater meaning. They were the world I could lose myself in when the one I was actually in became too lonely or harsh or difficult to bear.

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

Fear, to great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

I would want things to be different than they were. The wanting was a wilderness and i had to find my own way out of the woods.

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Book Quote by Cherly Strayed from Wild - A Journey from lost to found

I considered my options. There was only one, I knew. There was always only one. To keep walking.

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Book Quote by Dan Verner from On Wings of the Morning

Otto thought it ironic that he had fought for a freedom that his friends and family at home did not have. Well, that's how it went sometimes.

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Book Quote by Dan Verner from On Wings of the Morning

What a wonderful girl - young woman. The future looked brighter suddenly. Now all he had to do was survive the next mission. And the ones after it.

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Book Quote by Cassandra Clare from The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire

There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.

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Book Quote by Cassandra Clare from The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire

'I don´t know why I ever helped you.'
'Because you like broken things.'

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Book Quote by Cassandra Clare from The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire

Temper us in fire and we grow strong. When we suffer, we survive.

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - and the Goblet of Fire

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. [Sirius Black]

Wise Quotes
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Book Quote by Paulo Coelho from The Zahir

It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.

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Book Quote by Gillian Flynn from Gone Girl

There's a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her

Love
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Book Quote by E.L. James from Fifty Shades of Grey

Laters, Baby.

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Book Quote by Richelle Mead from Dimitri Belikov

I wouldn't throw myself in front of the princess, I would throw myself in front of you!

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Book Quote by Suzanne Collins from Die Tribute von Panem - Flammender Zorn

What I need is a dandelion in the spring.
-Kateniss

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Book Quote by Cecelia Ahern from P.S. I Love You

If we are all alone, then that's also somthing we have together.

Solitude & Being Alone
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Book Quote by John Green from Looking for Alaska

The only way out of this labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.

Forgiveness & Mercy
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Book Quote by Rachel Renee Russell from Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life

Let your inner DORK shine through.

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

I'll let you go. If you stay.

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

Sometimes you make choices in life, and sometimes choices make you.

Decisions
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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

Maybe 'okay' will be our 'always'.

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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

The world is not a wish-granting factory.

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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.

Eternity
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Book Quote by Colleen Hoover

I need a chapter break.

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Book Quote by Colleen Hoover from Hopeless

It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.

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Book Quote by Colleen Hoover from Hopeless

I want you to help them open...because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.

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Book Quote by Colleen Hoover from Hopeless

Fuck all the firsts,Sky.The only thing that matters to me with you are the forevers.

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Book Quote by Colleen Hoover from Hopeless

The sky is always beautiful.Even when it's dark or rainy or cloudy,it's still beautiful to look at...it'll be there no matter what...and I know it'll always be beautiful.

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Book Quote by Laini Taylor from Zwischen den Welten - Daughter of Smoke and Bone - Zwischen den Welten - Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Once upon a time,
a little girl was raised by monsters.

But angels burned the doorways to their world, and she was all alone.

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Book Quote by Terry Goodkind from Das Schwert der Wahrheit - Das erste Gesetz der Magie

We can be only who we are; no more, no less.

Character
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Book Quote by Markus Zusak from The Book Thief

A DEFINITION NOT FOUND IN THE DICTIONARY
Not leaving: an act of trust and love, often deciphered by children.

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Book Quote by Ivory Quinn from Obsession - Darkness Falls

You challenge me and I feel more alive than I have done in years

Ambition
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Book Quote by John Gray from Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

Women make a wave and men hide in a cave.

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Book Quote by Markus Zusak from The Book Thief

It kills me sometimes how people die.

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

How am I supposed to decide this? How can I possibly stay without mom and dad? How can I leave without Teddy? Or Adam? This is too much. I don’t even understand how it all works, why I’m here in the state that I’m in or how to get out of it if I wanted to. If I were to say, I want to wake up, would I wake up right now? I’ve already tried snapping my heels to find Teddy and tried to beam myself to Hawaii, and that didn’t work. This seems a whole lot more complicated.
But in spite of that, I believe it’s true. I hear the nurse’s words again. I am running the show. Everyone’s waiting on me.
I decide. I know this now.
And this terrifies me more than anything else that has happened today

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

All I can think about is how fucked up it would be for your life to end here, now. I mean I know that your life if fucked up no matter what now, forever. And I'm not dumb enough to think that I can undo that, that anyone can. But I can't wrap my mind around the notion of you not getting old, having kids, going to Juilliard, getting to play that cello in front of a huge audience, so that they can get the chills the way I do every time I see you pick up your bow, every time I see you smile at me.

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman

Girlfriend is such a stupid word. I couldn't stand calling her that. So, we had to get married, so I could call her 'wife'

Marriage
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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

Adam is crying and somewhere inside of me I am crying, too, because I'm feeling things at last. I'm feeling not just the physical pain, but all that I have lost, and it is profound and catastrophic and will leave a crater in me that nothing will ever fill.

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

It's okay,' he tells me. 'If you want to go. Everyone wants you to stay. I want you to stay more than I've ever wanted anything in my life.' His voice cracks with emotion. He stops, clears his throat, takes a breath, and continues. 'But that's what I want and I could see why it might not be what you want. So I just wanted to tell you that I understand if you go. It's okay if you have to leave us. It's okay if you want to stop fighting.'

For the first time since I realized that Teddy was gone, too, I feel something unclench. I feel myself breathe. I know that Gramps can't be that late-inning pinch hitter I'd hoped for. He won't unplug my breathing tube or overdoes me with morphine or anything like that. But this is the first time today that anyone has acknowledged what I have lost. I know that the social worker warned Gran and Gramps not to upset me, but Gramps's recognition, and the permission he just offered me--it feels like a gift.

Gramps doesn't leave me. He slumps back into the chair. It's quiet now. So quiet you can almost hear other people's dreams. So quiet that you can almost hear me tell Gramps, 'Thank you

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Book Quote by Gayle Forman from If I Stay

If you stay, I'll do whatever you want. I'll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away, I'll do that, too. I was talking to Liz and she said maybe coming back to your old life would be too painful, that maybe it'd be easier for you to erase us. And that would suck, but I'd do it. I can lose you like that if I don't lose you today. I'll let you go. If you stay

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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - and the Deathly Hallows

'So that's little Scorpius,' said Ron under his breath. 'Make sure you beat him in every test, Rosie. Thank God you inherited your mother's brains.'
'Ron, for heaven's sake,' said Hermione, half-stern, half-amused. 'Don't try to turn them against each other before they've even started school!'
'You're right, sorry,' said Ron, but unable to help himself he added, 'don't get too friendy with him, though, Rosi. Granddad Weasley would never forgive you if you married a pure-blood.'

Hermione Granger
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Book Quote by Joanne K. Rowling from Harry Potter - and the Deathly Hallows

'If you're not in Gryffindor, we'll disinherit you,' said Ron, 'but no pressure.'

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Book Quote by William Shakespeare from Macbeth

Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff,
Beware the Thane of Fife. Dismiss me. Enough. [...]
Be bloody, bold, and resolute: laugh to scorn
The power of man, for none of womas born
Shall harm Macbeth. [...]
Be lion-mettled, proud, and take no care
Who chafes, who frets, or where conspirers are.
Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until
Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill
Shall come against him.

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Book Quote by William Shakespeare from Macbeth

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound anf fury,
Signifying nothing.

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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

If you want the rainbow, you have to deal with the rain.

Rainbows, Rain
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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

There will come a time where all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings who remember that anyone ever existed or that our species ever did anything. There will be no one left to remember Aristotle or Cleopatra let alone you. Everything that we did and built and wrote and discovered will be forgotten. And all of this will have been for nothing. Maybe that time is coming soon, and maybe it is millions of years away, but even if we survive the collaps of our sun, we will not survive forever. There was a time before organisms experienced conciousness and there will be a time after. And if the inevitability of human oblivon worries you, I encourage you to ignore it. God knows that's what everyone else does.

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Book Quote by John Green from The Fault in Our Stars

You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world. But you do have some say in who hurts you.

Breakup & Lovesick
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