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)

Valis


Author: Philip K. Dick

Year: 1981

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

 

Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 19)

Frankenstein

Author: Mary Shelley

Year: 1818

“Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.”

 

Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 17)

The Witches

Author: Roald Dahl

Year: 1983

 “It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.”

 

Powerful Literary Quote (Day 16)


Birdsong

Author: Sebastian Faulks
Year: 1993
“I know. I was there. I saw the great void in your soul, and you saw mine.”

 

Powerful Literary Quotes (Day 15)

Stardust 

Author: Neil Gaiman

Year: 1999

“She says nothing at all, but simply stares upward into the dark sky and watches, with sad eyes, the slow dance of the infinite stars.”