Results for - Words To Live By--Inspiring Quotes From Popular Novels

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Sometimes while reading a novel, a single quote can have an impact on your life, with words woven together to paint a beautiful inspirational message. Sometimes these messages appear in the most surprising books. How many of these quotes from children's books are you familiar with?

1. Sometimes while reading a novel, a single quote can have an impact on your life, with words woven together to paint a beautiful inspirational message. Sometimes these messages appear in the most surprising books. How many of these quotes from children's books are you familiar with?

"We all can dance," he said, "if we find the music that we love." – Giraffes Can't Dance, Giles Andreae
9%
192 votes
"UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." – The Lorax, Dr. Seuss
20%
443 votes
"What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas … perhaps … means a little bit more!" – How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Dr. Seuss
38%
847 votes
"The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it." – Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
23%
520 votes
"Believing takes practice." – A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle
11%
251 votes
"Reading never wears me out." – Olivia, Ian Falconer
6%
130 votes
"Don't you know that everybody's got a Fairyland of their own?" —Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
14%
318 votes
None of the above
41%
927 votes
How many of these wonderful quotes from teen or young adult novels are you familiar with?

2. How many of these wonderful quotes from teen or young adult novels are you familiar with?

"My cancer is me. The tumors are made of me. They're made of me as surely as my brain and my heart are made of me. It is a civil war with a predetermined winner." –John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
8%
189 votes
"She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something." –Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park
8%
172 votes
"And I guess I realized at that moment that I really did love her. Because there was nothing to gain, and that didn't matter." –Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
11%
237 votes
"You don't remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened." –John Green, An Abundance of Katherines
5%
120 votes
"Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it." –Veronica Roth, Divergent
12%
258 votes
"I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed." –Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby
9%
197 votes
None of the above
68%
1,520 votes

3. With novels that inspire us, and words that stay in our consciousness well past the time we put the book down, it's nearly impossible to choose the most powerful quotes ever written. Some will argue, it can't be done. However, how many of these powerful quotes do you feel belong on this list?

"What are men to rocks and mountains?" —Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
11%
239 votes
Beauty is an enormous, unmerited gift given randomly, stupidly." —Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed
7%
166 votes
"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck, East of Eden
16%
361 votes
"It might be that to surrender to happiness was to accept defeat, but it was a defeat better than many victories." —W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage
8%
187 votes
"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart." —Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank
34%
751 votes
"I celebrate myself, and sing myself." —Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass
9%
197 votes
"Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet." —L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
18%
404 votes
"Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for." Joseph Heller, Catch-22
24%
547 votes
"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody." – J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
7%
167 votes
"We look up at the same stars, and see such different things." – George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords
13%
286 votes
None of them
41%
923 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
22 votes
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