Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 27)

A Room With A View

Author:  E.M. Forster

Year: 1908

“We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won’t do harm – yes, choose a place where you won’t do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 26)

Kafka on the Shore

Author: Haruki Murakami

Year: 2002

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 25)


Author: James Joyce

Year: 1922

“History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 24)

London Fields

Author: Martin Amis

Year: 1989

“And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like …”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 23)

The Scarlet Letter

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Year: 1850

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 22)

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde

Year: 1890

“Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 21)

The Children Of Men

Author: P.D. James

Year: 1992

“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.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 20)

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author: Zora Neale Hurston

Year: 1937

“She had waited all her life for something, and it had killed her when it found her.”


Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 18)


Author: Philip K. Dick

Year: 1981

“It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.”