Famous Quotes From Modern Books

“I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. Because those bad things aren't you. They are just things that happen to you."

Can you guess the author of this quote (and title of the book it came from)?

Colleen Hoover

From the book: Hopeless

Bestselling author Colleen Hoover writes new adult and young adult novels.

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

Which writer wrote this powerful sentence in their book?

André Gide

From the book: Autumn Leaves

André Gide was a French author and won a Nobel Prize in Literature.

"Get busy living, or get busy dying."

Find out which famous author wrote these very famous words.

Stephen King

From the book: Different Seasons

Stephen King writes horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy books. 

“The thing I realize is, that it's not what you take, it's what you leave.”

We agree! Who do you think realized this?

Jennifer Niven

From the book: All the Bright Places

Jennifer Niven writes fiction and non-fiction for adults.

“Home isn't where you're from, it's where you find light when all grows dark.”

Who's the optimist behind this quote?

Pierce Brown

From the book: Golden Son

The science-fiction author and screenwriter is most known for his Red Rising series

"No person, no matter how important society deems their relationship to you, has the right to denounce you for who you are.”

Who stated this? It was . . .

Tyler Oakley

From the book: Binge

Tyler Oakley is a Youtuber, television host, author, and activist for LGBT youth and LGBT rights.

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”

Guess which writer wrote these words.

Albert Camus

From the book: Lyrical and Critical Essays

Albert Camus was a philosopher, author, and journalist.

"In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."

A positive outlook on life, stated by . . .

Anne Frank

From the book: The Diary of Anne Frank

Anne Frank gained worldwide fame from the diary she wrote while in hiding during the Holocaust.

"It is a great misfortune to be alone, my friends; and it must be believed that solitude can quickly destroy reason."

Find out which author wrote these words.

Jules Verne

From the book: The Mysterious Island

Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.

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

Who gave us this message about memories?

Haruki Murakami

From the book: Kafka on the Shore

Haruki's books and stories have been international bestsellers.

"The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will."

Which writer shared this idea about living?

Chuck Palahniuk

From the book: Diary

Palahniuk is the author of the award-winning novel Fight Club, which was turned into a popular movie.

"If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives."

Who wrote this? It was . . .

Lemony Snicket

From the book: The Ersatz Elevator

His real name is Daniel Handler. He's best known for the children's series A Series of Unfortunate Events.

"All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time."

Guess which author said this.

Mitch Albom

From the book: The Five People You Meet In Heaven

Mitchell Albom is an author, journalist, screenwriter, radio and television broadcaster, and musician.


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