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13 Beautifully Worded Books

& their beautiful covers ... dam i love books

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1. Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking”

"If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking”

2. "Eating Animals", by Jonathan Safran Foer

"While it is always possible to wake a person who's sleeping, no amount of noise will wake a person who is pretending to be asleep"

"While it is always possible to wake a person who's sleeping, no amount of noise will wake a person who is pretending to be asleep"

3. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell

"'Only as you gasp your dying breath shall you understand, your life amounted to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean!' Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops?"

"'Only as you gasp your dying breath shall you understand, your life amounted to no more than one drop in a limitless ocean!' Yet what is any ocean but a multitude of drops?"

4. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer

"Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living"

"Sometimes I can hear my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I'm not living"

5. 1984, by George Orwell

"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power"

"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power"

6. Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov

"Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece"

"Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece"

7. The Storied Life of A.J. Finkry, by Gabrielle Zevin

"Sometimes books don't find us until the right time”

"Sometimes books don't find us until the right time”

8. Kafka on the Shore, by Haruki Murakami

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

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

9. The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath

“I felt wise and cynical as all hell.”

“I felt wise and cynical as all hell.”

10. Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier

“If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.”

“If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.”

11. Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"A hundred suspicions don't make a proof.”

"A hundred suspicions don't make a proof.”

12. The Trial, by Franz Kafka

“It's only because of their stupidity that they're able to be so sure of themselves.”

“It's only because of their stupidity that they're able to be so sure of themselves.”

13. Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden

“This is why dreams can be such dangerous things: they smolder on like a fire does, and sometimes they consume us completely.”

“This is why dreams can be such dangerous things: they smolder on like a fire does, and sometimes they consume us completely.”

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