Most Powerful Literary Quotes

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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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    Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.

    — Of Mice And Men, John Steinbeck
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    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.

    — The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
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    It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.

    — The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
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    It’s much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it.

    — Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy
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    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.

    — The Children Of Men, P.D. James
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    Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

    — The Picture Of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde
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    You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.

    — No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy
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    I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.

    — Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk

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