This quote, from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, goes: "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife."
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past" is the iconic last line from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.
This quote from Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird reads: "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen" is the first line in George Orwell's novel 1984.
The first line of Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God is "Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board."
"It was a pleasure to burn" is the first line of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.
This quote from Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five reads: "Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."
This line from John Steinbeck's East of Eden goes: "And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good."
This quote from Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer reads: "Everybody says sex is obscene. The only true obscenity is war."
This line from Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises goes: "Isn't it pretty to think so?"
This quote from Toni Morrison's Beloved is "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all."
This line from Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre reads: "I would always rather be happy than dignified."
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