200+ Best Novel Quotes And Sayings

For thousands of years, humans have been writing. Whether it be the Stone Age cave drawings or the modern day screenplays, we’ve been chronicling our great stories and passing them along to generations to come. It’s a tradition that has evolved and changed over time, and has provided us with so much insight and wisdom. As we read these classic novels today, we can see how far we’ve come in terms of language and expression Read more

These novel quotes, which range from the classical to modernism, show just how far we’ve come as a people who read these words.

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And when her lips met mine, I knew that I could live to be a hundred and visit every country in the world, but nothing would ever compare to that single moment when I first kissed the girl of my dreams and knew that my love would last forever. Nicholas Sparks
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A fit, healthy body–that is the best fashion statement Jess C. Scott
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Isn't it funny how the memories you cherish before a breakup can become your worst enemies afterwards? The thoughts you loved to think about, the memories you wanted to hold up to the light and view from every angle--it suddenly seems a lot safer to lock them in a box, far from the light of day and throw away the key. It's not an act of bitterness. It's an act if self-preservation. It's not always a bad idea to stay behind the window and look out at life instead, is it?. Ally Condie
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V-Day…if you need this one day in a year to show everyone else you truly care for “your loved one” I think it’s quite stupid. I hate this commercialism. It’s all artificial, and has nothing to do with real love. Jess C. Scott
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My head’ll explode if I continue with this escapism. Jess C. Scott
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Maybe you could be mine / or maybe we’ll be entwined / aimless in this sexless foreplay. Jess C. Scott
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I suppose it’s not a social norm, and not a manly thing to do – to feel, discuss feelings. So that’s what I’m giving the finger to. Social norms and stuff…what good are social norms, really? I think all they do is project a limited and harmful image of people. It thus impedes a broader social acceptance of what someone, or a group of people, might actually be like. Jess C. Scott
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Do you think we can be friends?” I asked. He stared up at the ceiling. “Probably not, but we can pretend. Priya Ardis
And all I could think was that I would like...
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And all I could think was that I would like to spend every morning for the rest of my life waking up beside her Nicholas Sparks
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Vane grabbed me. “DuLac, let’s chat.” British-speak for “Stand still while I yell at you. Priya Ardis
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For a moment, I wondered how different my life would have been had they been my parents, but I shook the thought away. I knew my father had done the best he could, and I had no regrets about the way I'd turned out. Regrets about the journey, maybe, but not the destination. Because however it had happened, I'd somehow ended up eating shrimp in a dingy downtown shack with a girl that I already knew I'd never forget. . Nicholas Sparks
A man is like a novel: until the very last...
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A man is like a novel: until the very last page you don't know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn't even be worth reading. Yevgeny Zamyatin
Please, touch me, I pray.
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Please, touch me, I pray. Jess C. Scott
Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption and...
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Man is conceived in sin and born in corruption and he passeth from the stink of the didie to the stench of the shroud. There is always something( All The King's Men) Robert Penn Warren
If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she...
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If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she was not okay at all, but horribly empty, now that she knew what it was like to be filled. Jodi Picoult
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I was flipping channels, watching this cheerleading program on MTV. They took a field hockey girl and “transformed” her into a cheerleader by the end of the show. I was just wondering: what if she liked field hockey better? Jess C. Scott
[novan]: bassists are very good with their fingers[novan]: and some...
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[novan]: bassists are very good with their fingers[novan]: and some of us sing backup vocals, so that means we're good with our mouths too...(~ IM chat with Novan Chang, 18, bassist) Jess C. Scott
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The contract between the author and the reader is a game. And the game .. . is one of the greatest invetions of Western civilization: the game of telling stories, inventing characters, and creating the imaginary paradise of the individual, from whence no one can be expelled because, in a novel, no one owns the truth and everyone has the right to be heard and understood. Carlos Fuentes
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The human mind is not a dignified organ, and I do not see how we can exercise it sincerely except through eclecticism. And the only advice I would offer my fellow eclectics is: "Do not be proud of your inconsistency. It is a pity, it is a pity that we should be equipped like this. It is a pity that Man cannot be at the same time impressive and truthful. E.m. Forster
Rencana Allah selalu indah...
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Rencana Allah selalu indah... Rhein Fathia