Famous People Quotes

15 Amazing Quotes From Books And Famous Authors

Quotes From Books

January 20th, 2020   |   Updated on June 27th, 2022

Inspirational, famous literary quotes about life motivate us. When words from someone famous touch your heart, it makes having a bad day easier because you realize you’re not alone.

1.“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known.”-A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
2.“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go…”-Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Dr Seuss

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Dr Seuss
3. And as imagination bodies forth The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. – William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
4. Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old- fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he’ll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer.– Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury
5. A writer without interest or sympathy for the foibles of his fellow man is not conceivable as a writer.– Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

6.“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”-James Baldwin

James Baldwin
7. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”— Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
8.”Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”— Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
9. “Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.”— Stephen Chbosky

Stephen Chbosky
10. “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.”— Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk
11. “We are all ordinary. We are all boring. We are all spectacular. We are all shy. We are all bold. We are all heroes. We are all helpless. It just depends on the day.”— Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer
12. Things usually work out in the end.” “What if they don’t?” “That just means you haven’t come to the end yet.”— Jeanette Walls

Jeanette Walls
13. “All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong. Does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost.”— J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien
14. “Trust our heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backwards.”— E.E. Cummings

15. Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”-Ulysses, Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ulysses, Alfred Lord Tennyson