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32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

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

2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”

—Bram Stroker, Dracula

3. “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. You need to accept that who you are and the things that happen to you, are not one and the same.” —Colleen Hoover, Hopeless

4. “In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.” —Anne Frank, The Diary of Anne Frank

5. "There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad." —George Orwell, 1984

6. “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.” —L. M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

7. "Oh God, the terrible tyranny of the majority. We all have our harps to play. And it's up to you to know with which ear you'll listen." —Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

8. “And know that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” —John Steinbeck, East of Eden

9. “Forgiving isn’t something you do for someone else. It’s something you do for yourself. It’s saying, ‘You’re not important enough to have a stranglehold on me.’ It’s saying, ‘You don’t get to trap me in the past. I am worthy of a future.’” —Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

10. “If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.” —Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

11. “Adversity is like a strong wind. It… tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that afterward we see ourselves as we really are, and not merely as we might like to be.” —Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha

13. "Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." —Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

14. “All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither, deep roots are not reached by the frost. From the ashes a fire shall be woken, a light from the shadows shall spring; renewed shall be blade that was broken, the crownless again shall be king.” —J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

15. “Be good, be young, be true! Evil is nothing but vanity, let us have the pride of good, and above all let us never despair.” —Alexandre Dumas, The Lady of the Camellias

16. “Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic.” —Frank Herbert, Dune

17. “I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

18. "As long as you live, there's always something waiting; and even if it's bad, and you know it's bad, what can you do? You can't stop living." —Truman Capote, In Cold Blood

19. “You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want. There’s still lots of good in the world.” —S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders

20. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." —Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere’s Fan

21. "None of those other things makes a difference. Love is the strongest thing in the world, you know. Nothing can touch it. Nothing comes close. If we love each other we're safe from it all. Love is the biggest thing there is." —David Guterson, Snow Falling on Cedars

23. "We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy." —J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

24. "It doesn't matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you." —Roald Dahl, The Witches

25. "Sanity is a valuable possession; I hoard it the way people once hoarded money. I save it, so I will have enough, when the time comes." —Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

26. "Heaven knows we need never be ashamed of our tears, for they are rain upon the blinding dust of earth, overlying our hard hearts. I was better after I had cried, than before – more sorry, more aware of my own ingratitude, more gentle." —Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

27. "And once the storm is over you won't remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won't even be sure, in fact, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about." —Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

28. "I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then." —Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

29. “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

30. “A fighter can be a winner, but that doesn’t make a winner a fighter.” ―Mark Zusak, Fighting Ruben Wolfe