Monday, November 16, 2015

Take Ten

Top Ten Quotes I Loved From Books I Read In The Past Year Or So
1. Dear heart, the purpose of life is not longevity. Kara Tippetts

2. Do you think it all meant nothing, all this longing? The longing for home? For indeed it now feels not like going, but like coming back. Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis

3. Such fullness depends on Christ, the Living Water, to grow us in the likeness of God, to expand our hearts, to water our deserts. Our days may not be easy, but they are always full when lived on Christ. Margaret Feinberg

4. I'm not guaranteed a happy ending just because I make it to the last page-every choice along the way matters and has real consequences. The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay

5. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. Milton

6. God towards thee hath done his part-do thine". Milton

7. What in me is dark, illumine. What is low, raise and support. Milton

8. Men were put into the world to teach women the law of compromise. Austen

9. Men of sense, whatever you may choose to say, do not want silly wives. Austen

10. I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters all our lives. Austen


  1. Reay, Austen and Lewis = Brilliant writers! Gotta' love seeing their names on a "book quote" list. :)

  2. Fantastic quotes with some great writers! :-)

  3. Great choices - glad to see some Milton this week!

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    1. I can't claim to have read much Milton this year. It was out of a book that had a lot of Milton quoted in it.;) (Maggie Bright by T. Groot)

  4. Great are mine