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Collection of my favorite quotes- Part 1

on March 17, 2013

1. “I could easily forgive his pride, if he had not mortified mine.”

– Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

2. “Someone who thinks death is the scariest thing doesn’t know a thing about life.”

– Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees

3. “Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you.”

– Gayle Forman, If I stay

4. “It’s important in life to conclude things properly. Only then can you let go. Otherwise you’re left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse.”

– Yann Martel, Life of Pi

5. “Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.”

– Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind

6. “The finest of pleasures are always the unexpected ones.”

– Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

7. “The opposite of love is not hate. Hate is just love gone bad. The actual opposite of love is apathy. When you don’t care a damn as to what happens to the other person.”

– Amish Tripathi, The Secret of the Nagas

8. “What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?”

– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

9. “I have good reason to be content, for thank God I can read and perhaps understand Shakespeare to his depths.”

– John Keats

10. “What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty.”

– Spencer, Fate of the butterfly

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6 responses to “Collection of my favorite quotes- Part 1

  1. Jill London says:

    An excellent selection. My favourites (because I hadn’t encountered them before): 2 & 10 🙂

    Like

  2. oliviola says:

    These are great! I like 2 and 7 a lot.

    Like

  3. threemagical says:

    I like these! My favourite out of these is 7 🙂

    Like

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