Inspirational Book Quotes to Get You Through the New Year

Since we have just entered the new year I have made a list of 10 quotes from a number of young adult novels that should get you through the ups and downs of 2018. I have put the titles and authors of the books these quotes came from in case you wanted to check them out.

1. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside of us, what matters is the part we choose to act on, that’s who we really are.” – Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling

2.“It takes ten times as long to put yourself back together as it does to fall apart.” –The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins

3. “We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” – I am Malala, by Malala Yousafzai

4.“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you.”- The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green

5.“I don’t want you to save me. I want you to stand by my side as I save myself.” – Saving Zoe, by Alyson Noel

6.“Geeky people often have that which is most valuable in this life. A mind with its own heartbeat.” –My Heartbeat, by Garret Freymann-Weyr 

7.“People shouldn’t use words like weird, everyone’s weird. That’s the way I look at it.” – The Body of Christopher Creed, by Carol Plum-Ucci

8.“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” – Harry Potter and the Sorcerers/ Philosophers Stone, by J.K. Rowling

9.“What an unchallenging life it would be if we always got everything right on the first go.” – Ms. Peregrines Home For Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs

10.“It amazes me what humans can do, even when streams are flowing down their faces and they stagger on, coughing and searching and finding.” –The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak


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