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Favorite Book Quotes 2

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Edited: Jan 16, 2012, 3:05pm Top

This is where you can put your favorite book or movie quotes.

Jan 16, 2012, 9:51pm Top

"Stay away from us or the grass gets it!"

- Son of Neptune

Jan 17, 2012, 10:02pm Top

hehe that one is funny.

Jan 19, 2012, 12:28am Top

Lol I try! This other one is one of my top favorites:

"That's insane. This plan is insane. YOU are insane... I'll need some pants."

- Captain's Fury

Jan 19, 2012, 12:58am Top

Is that book from the series Codex Alera?

did you like them? they sound interesting.

Jan 19, 2012, 9:44am Top

Oh yes, I love the series! It is quite hefty but it never gets boring. The main character is such a crazy lovable genius. If you are as big of a fan of wit and sarcasm as I am, then you'll like the series too :)

Jan 19, 2012, 10:03pm Top

May the odds be ever in your favour

-Effie, The Hunger Games

Jan 19, 2012, 10:04pm Top

ooo sounds like a good one. i will have to give them a try. :)

Jan 22, 2012, 2:27am Top

"What's this I'm eating by the way?"

".... Dragon balls."

*pukes all over Snape's shoes*

"You just bought yourself a month of detention, McLaggan. Not so fast Mr. Potter."

Jan 22, 2012, 2:49pm Top

"When Gotham is ashes, you will have my permission to die."
-Bane, from "Dark Knight Rises"

Jan 22, 2012, 5:51pm Top

WE, ARE GOING, TO DIE! (Indiana Jones)

Jan 23, 2012, 2:18pm Top

has anyone posted the merlin's pants quote form hermione yet?

Jan 23, 2012, 2:53pm Top

I don't think so.

Jan 23, 2012, 3:07pm Top

You can post it sarah.
Which one are you talking about exactly?

Jan 23, 2012, 3:12pm Top

When Hermione said "Merlin's pants!" as an outburst in Deathly Hallows. :)

Jan 23, 2012, 3:13pm Top

Now i got it.

Jan 26, 2012, 2:53pm Top

"First they came for the communists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak out because I wasn't a Jew.

Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak out because I was Protestant.

Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me."

-Martin Niemöller, a German anti-Nazi pastor, speaking about the inactivity of the intellectuals in Germany to the plight of other targeted groups

Jan 26, 2012, 4:33pm Top

Wow that is really powerful.

Jan 26, 2012, 4:36pm Top

Indeed it is. I'm studying the Holocaust right now, and so far it has been incredibly painful to learn about the atrocities that happened. Have you ever watched Schindler's List?

Jan 26, 2012, 4:37pm Top

No, what is it?

Edited: Jan 26, 2012, 4:45pm Top

It's only one of the best movies ever made, and one based on a true story at that. It was made in 1993 by Steven Spielberg, and Liam Neeson played the main character, Schindler, a German businessman who was responsible for saving 1,200 Jews from Auschwitz. Here's a trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W74jGQ-CDTE

Edited: Jan 28, 2012, 4:42pm Top

"Carry my soul into the night
May the stars guide my way
I glory in the sight
As darkness takes the day

Ferte in noctem animam meam
Illustre stelle viam meam.
Aspectu illo glorior
Dum capit nox diem.

Cantate vitae canticum
Sine dolore acte
Dicite eis quos amabam
Numquam obliviscar

Sing a song, a song of life
Made without regret
Tell the ones, the ones I loved
I never will forget,
I never will forget."

-A deleted song from the Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince movie (you should watch the original scene from the movie - it's very moving and a shame that it was deleted - the look on Snape's face was just so painful: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cX08rm5jUwE)

Jan 30, 2012, 11:39am Top

wow that was intense

Jan 30, 2012, 11:09pm Top

the scenes were in the movie right? but not the song? what song did they use?

Jan 30, 2012, 11:17pm Top

That scene was not in the movie. :( They cut both the song and the scene out.

Jan 31, 2012, 12:34am Top

i swear i have that before....weird.

Jan 31, 2012, 5:21pm Top

You might have seen it on abc family harry potter marathon. They do deleted scenes and I know I have seen the scenes on that.

Feb 1, 2012, 12:00am Top

o yea. that must be it. i noticed that they do that. i even had to put on the movie just to check!

Feb 1, 2012, 11:05pm Top

It is really awesome when a new scene comes on. I'm always yelling through my house to no one in particular. "It's a new scene!!! New scene!! Turn on ABC family!!"

Feb 1, 2012, 11:11pm Top

Haha! It is a big event.

Can we only imagine our reactions when Pottermore opens up? :D

Feb 2, 2012, 1:47pm Top

i thought it already did?

Feb 2, 2012, 1:55pm Top

It's in Beta right now, open only to the first million people that signed up. Schmucks like me that didn't sign up aren't able to get in.

Feb 2, 2012, 7:26pm Top

Can anyone get on in this group??

Feb 4, 2012, 7:40pm Top

i can. but i only got on once.

Feb 7, 2012, 12:43pm Top

"We could go for a generation without the doctors, and it would get ugly if you were injured or sick, but civilization would continue. We could go for a generation without engineers or mechanics, and things would break down, but civilization would survive. We could even go for a generation without teachers. The next generation would have to play 'catch up ball,' and it would be hard, but civilization as we know it would still survive.

If however, we went 'but a single generation' without the warriors who are willing to confront human agression every day, then within the span of that generation we would truly be 'both damned and doomed.'"

-Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, from his book (written with Loren W. Christensen) On Combat: The Psychology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace

Feb 11, 2012, 9:20am Top

Hmm, what a thoughtful statement! The problem is that, if everyone thinks like that, wouldn't it just increase human aggression? It's a very interesting cycle.

On the flip side, I got another quote:

"Always being so strong when others can't. That's...well, it's sort of heroic."
It's sort of idiotic," I replied, my voice dry. "Heroism doesn't pay very well. I try to be cold-blooded and money-oriented, but I keep screwing it up."

- Dead Beat

Feb 11, 2012, 11:29am Top

What Grossman was saying is that civilization could continue without doctors, engineers, etc., although it would be a more aggressive and rough existence. But if you do not have someone there to protect you against evil, you will die, and then civilization will come to a screeching halt, because everyone is dead.

Feb 11, 2012, 8:02pm Top

Harry: Right. First we need to find a place to practice where Umbridge won't find out.
Ginny: The Shrieking Shack?
Harry: It's to small.
Hermione: Forbidden Forest?
Ron: Not bloody likely.
Ginny: Harry, what happens if Umbridge does find out?
Hermione: Who cares? I mean, it's sort of exciting, isn't it, breaking the rules.
Ron: Who are you and what have you done with Hermione Granger?

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Oh what would we do without Hermione and Ron's disfunctional relationship??

Feb 11, 2012, 8:46pm Top

It's not dysfunctional - it's adorable!

Feb 11, 2012, 10:08pm Top

Okay okay its dysfuncadorbe!!

Feb 11, 2012, 10:37pm Top

That works. :D

Edited: Feb 11, 2012, 11:08pm Top

"Spider pig! Spider pig!
Does whatever a spider pig does.
Can he swing from a web?
No he can't. He's a pig.
Look out! He's the spider pig!"

Homer, from "The Simpsons" - cracks me up every time, because I love pigs. :)

Feb 13, 2012, 6:25pm Top

Is it weird that I sang it like the spiderman song??

Feb 13, 2012, 6:29pm Top

Here's a version that's kinda like that. :)


Feb 26, 2012, 6:46pm Top

Can I post my own quote? It's not in a book but I figure this is the place to put it :)

Feb 26, 2012, 7:12pm Top

Go right ahead! Whatcha got to show us?

Edited: Feb 26, 2012, 7:13pm Top

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Feb 26, 2012, 7:26pm Top

We'd love to hear it sarah.

Feb 27, 2012, 8:06am Top


I am not afraid of the dark.
I am only afraid of what it may conceal,
And the truth it demands.

U guys like?

Feb 27, 2012, 1:38pm Top

oooo nice :)

Feb 27, 2012, 3:07pm Top

thanks Mariah!

Edited: Feb 29, 2012, 9:00pm Top

"Oh, I may be on the side of the angels... but don't think for one second that I am one of them."

-Sherlock Holmes, from the "Sherlock" episode "The Reichenbach Fall"

Feb 28, 2012, 1:16pm Top

Haha true about Sherlock

Feb 29, 2012, 8:11pm Top

I really like your quote sarah!!
And thank you eris for posting a sherlock holmes quote, you can never have to many of those :)

Feb 29, 2012, 9:01pm Top

Here's another Sherlock quote from the episode, "A Study in Pink" -

"Sorry. Gotta dash. I think I left my riding crop in the mortuary."

I am so using that line in the future.

Mar 1, 2012, 8:56am Top

hahahahaha YES let me know how that goes really i want to use it too haha

Mar 1, 2012, 11:50am Top

Actually, I do think I have an oppurtunity coming up this Sunday, at my youth group after church. I'm going to get a lot of strange looks from them... but then again, they already think I'm odd, so what's the loss? :D

Mar 1, 2012, 4:53pm Top

:D what i wouldnt give for the looks on their faces when you say that haha

Apr 30, 2012, 7:24pm Top

"Besides, nothin's real scary except in books."
To Kill a Mockingbird
Scout, such a brave little eight year old.

Jul 30, 2012, 11:02pm Top

I wanted to share this quote with you guys because I just read this Sarah Dessen book and thought it was pretty good.

“It was terrible and awful when someone left you. You could move on, do the best you could, but like Eli had said, an ending was an ending. No matter how many pages of sentences and paragraphs of great stories led up to it, it would always have to have the last word.”
― Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Jul 31, 2012, 11:55am Top

The lentil is perhaps the world's most versatile, indestructible food. One can eat the lentil unadorned; marry it off to it's first cousin, the oafish "bulgur"; or attempt to drown it in harsh vinegar for a "vegan salad". But the lentil, alas, will always survive. Indeed, at the Packwood house, the tenacious little legume will forcibly resurrect, as free,of anything resembling taste as ever, and insinuate its indefatigable, pelletlike self onto yet another dinner plate, expecting to be eaten. Again, and again, and again.---Lucius Vladescu in Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side.

Aug 1, 2012, 11:01am Top

Just because you've got the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn't mean we all have. - Hermione Granger in The Order of the Phoenix (This one came from my 6 year -old daughter.)

Aug 1, 2012, 3:37pm Top

oh my gosh i love that one :) trying to think of a good one...

Aug 1, 2012, 3:38pm Top

"I hope this boy-meets-girl-pretending-to-be-boy story has a happy ending, one with less bitter and more sweet." - Babe In Boyland

Aug 1, 2012, 5:34pm Top

“Only twenty-two of the original twenty-five in Drizzt's class remained.  One had been dismissed – and subsequently executed – for a foiled assassination attempt on a high-ranking student, a second had been killed in the practice arena, and a third had died in his bunk of natural causes – for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life.”
The Dark Elf Trilogy

Aug 8, 2012, 10:46pm Top

Quotes from the Fault in our stars by John Green
1. “I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once.”
2. “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”
3. “That's the thing about pain...it demands to be felt.
4. “Some people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said.
"Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”
5. “The marks humans leave are too often scars.”
6. “Oh, I wouldn't mind, Hazel Grace. It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you.”
7. “Grief does not change you, Hazel. It reveals you.”
8. “The world is not a wish-granting factory.”
9. “And I wondered if hurdlers ever thought, you know, 'This would go faster if we just got rid of the hurdles.”
10. “Because you are beautiful. I enjoy looking at beautiful people, and I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence
11. “But it is the nature of stars to cross, and never was Shakespeare more wrong than when he has Cassius note, ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars / But in ourselves.”
12. “We’re as likely to hurt the universe as we are to help it, and we’re not likely to do either.”

Aug 9, 2012, 5:43pm Top

#66 Wow there are a lot of good quotes in there. My favorite though is number one. Anyone else want to vote??

Aug 9, 2012, 9:17pm Top

I like #8 in that list.  Not to say that life doesn't sometimes just plain suck, but I know too many people who want their wish-granting factory.

Aug 11, 2012, 10:27pm Top

My personal favorite is #6 but you have read it in context.

Aug 13, 2012, 10:25am Top

I like #4

Aug 15, 2012, 6:17pm Top

I was going through my Discworld books today, looking for quotes to use in an embroidery sampler. Here are a few of my favorites:

"What can the harvest hope for, if not for the care of the reaper man?" -Reaper Man

"People's whole lives do pass in front of their eyes before they die. The process is called 'living'." -not sure which book, one of the Death stories.

"Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape." -Hogfather

I think it's funny that most of my favorite lines are from Death.

Aug 19, 2012, 1:23pm Top

I think the one from the Hogfather is really interesting.

Aug 19, 2012, 5:39pm Top

From Steve Jobs' biography, quoting Jean-Louis Gassée, Apple's manager in France:

“I am a recovering assaholic.  So I could recognize that in Steve.” (pg 185)

Though still young, I can identify.  I may not have been as severe as these men, but I don't mind.  I'm glad I could set foot on path to recovery so sooner.  I'm also glad this fine Frenchman has put a word to it.

Aug 21, 2012, 9:51pm Top

"and so the lion fell in love with the lamb..."
~Edward, twilight

Aug 26, 2012, 4:39pm Top

Not a book, but still good.

King:  Like it or not, this is a man's world.
Alexa:  A woman can be just as strong as a man.
King:  We're talking about your sister.

Aug 29, 2012, 10:48pm Top

#75 Haha, where is that from??

Aug 30, 2012, 2:40am Top

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys ^_^

Sep 3, 2012, 9:01am Top

" That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt"

Sep 3, 2012, 4:02pm Top

WooHoo!!! I love that quote!!

Sep 3, 2012, 5:56pm Top

"Dying would have been so much easier." The Thief by Megan Whelan Turner

Sep 4, 2012, 4:01am Top

“Living with a cat in heat is akin to listening to a badly scratched album playing heavy metal music, backwards, full blast, while you are being audited by the IRS.”
~Train Your Cat

Sep 9, 2012, 2:16pm Top

Irene Adler: Why are you allows so suspicious?
Sherlock Holmes: Should I answer chronologically or alphabetically?

Sherlock Holmes Movie

Sep 9, 2012, 4:08pm Top

An oldie -- "He's dead , Jim!"

Edited: Sep 11, 2012, 4:17am Top

I love Bones!  My husband and I are almost finished with season three of Star Trek, then we'll start The Next Generation.  On a related note, I came across this article yesterday: “Mr. Spock Is Dreamy!” by Isaac Asimov, written in 1967.  I love it!

Edited to fix broken HTML code.  Sorry 'bout that, donnao!

Sep 10, 2012, 9:16am Top

I'll have to see if I can find that article. I always had a crush on Spock, but didn't care for Kirk so much.

Sep 10, 2012, 9:36am Top

"A wizard is never late, Frodo Baggins. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to" Gandalf

Dec 13, 2015, 4:03pm Top

"The question of why bad things happen to good people translates itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it has happened." When Bad Things Happen To Good People Kushner

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Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times if one remembers to turn on the light.
-Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban


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