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Most Powerful Literary Quotes

The very greatest novels pack sentences so prevailing that you stop reading, lower the book and simply live in the words for a moment. Here I pay tribute to a few most powerful sentences in novels.

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[pb_blockquote author=”Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck”]Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood”]We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”The Time Machine, H.G. Wells”]It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy”]It’s much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”The Children Of Men, P.D. James”]We can experience nothing but the present moment, live in no other second of time, and to understand this is as close as we can get to eternal life.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde”]Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy”]You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.[/pb_blockquote]

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[pb_blockquote author=”Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk”]I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.[/pb_blockquote]

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