10 Quotes from Classical Books of All-Time

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Here are the quotes taken from the timeless books that exist.

 

1

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. – Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird

 

2

“No one is ever satisfied where he is.” – Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Little Prince

 

3

“I don’t think man was meant to attain happiness so easily. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.” – Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

 

4

“It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue and moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don’t see or care.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

 

5

“I must be gone and live, or stay and die.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

 

6

“But I do say that educated and scholarly men, if they’re brilliant and creative to begin with- which, unfortunately, is rarely the case- tend to leave infinitely more valuable records behind them than men do who are merely brilliant and creative. They tend to express themselves more clearly, and they usually have a passion for following their thoughts through to the end.” – J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye

 

7

“The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and everyday confirms my belief of the inconsistencies of all human.” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

 

8

“All men are free and equal, in the grave.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom’s Cabin

 

9

“To be or not to be, that is the question.” – William Shakespeare, Hamlet

 

10

“We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.” – Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

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