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What's Your Favorite Sentence From Literature?

"The strains of the piano and violin rose up weakly from below." -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera

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Sometimes, a single line from a novel or poem speaks to us while we're reading, and stays with us long after the story is finished.

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Like: "As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once."

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From John Green's The Fault In Our Stars.

Or, "I carry your heart with me (I carry it in my heart)."

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From e. e. cummings' poem by the same title.

Or, "You have to pick the places you don't walk away from."

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From Joan Didion's A Book Of Common Prayer.

What's your favorite sentence from literature? Tell us in the comments below.

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