Top Ten Tuesday: Quotes

April 14, 2015

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
Each week features a bookish related topic that offers the opportunity to spotlight your Top Ten.

Top Ten Inspiring Quotes from Books

This is a fun topic. There have just been so many amazing quotes I have found. I will say, this may not all be inspiring quotes, but more like my most favorite of all time. Some may fall into the inspirational category.

1. Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them. 
- Gone With the Wind 
by Margaret Mitchell

2. my love isn't a weapon, it's a lifeline, reach out and take hold, and don't let go!
- Redeeming  Love
by Francine Rivers

3. To lead the orchestra, you must turn your back to the crowd.
- Max Lucado

4. I am a place where two rivers meet, silted with upheaval and loss.
-Burning Sky
Lori Benton

5. You are a child of God, and that means that there is great, shining beauty within you.
- The Lady of Bolton Hill
by Elizabeth Camden

6. It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J.K. Rowling

7. The only stupid thing about words is spelling them.
-Laura Ingalls Wilder

8. Love is the way back into Eden. It is the way back to life.
-Redeeming Love
by Francine Rivers

9. He promises us a lamp unto our feet, not a crystal ball into our future.
-Traveling Light
by Max Lucado

10. I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
- Little Women 
by Louisa May Alcott

What are some of your favorite quotes?

These just barely chip away at the iceberg of favorites. There are just so many wonderful lines out there in literature.


  1. I wanted to participate in this weeks TTT so bad, but I haven't even attempted to write down my favorite quotes from books! I must be better about it! You chose some great ones... thanks for sharing!

  2. Aw, Laura Ingalls Wilder. What a cute quote! :)


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