Top Ten Tuesday : Guess the quote?

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme where every Tuesday we look at a particular topic for discussion and use various (or more to the point ten) bookish examples to demonstrate that particular topic.  Top Ten Tuesday (created and hosted by  The Broke and Bookish) is now being hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl and future week’s topics can be found here.  This week’s topic :

Favorite Book Quotes

I’ve gone a little off topic this week, well, I’m using movie quotes instead of book quotes – although some of these may well have been book quotes first.  Also, just to be a big tease I’m not putting the films these quotes are taken from – see how many you’re familiar with (and share the number – not the titles – in the comments):

1.“Oh, it’s quite simple. If you are a friend, you speak the password, and the doors will open.”

2. “Inconceivable”

3. “God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys god. Man creates dinosaurs.” / “Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth.”

4. “No one would have believed, in the middle of the 20th century, that human affairs were being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s.”

5. “Robert Neville looked out over the new people of the earth. He knew he did not belong to them; he knew that, like the vampires, he was anathema and black terror to be destroyed. And, abruptly, the concept came, amusing to him even in his pain. … Full circle. A new terror born in death, a new superstition entering the unassailable fortress of forever. I am legend.”

6. “They say once you grow crops somewhere, you have officially ‘colonised’ it. So technically, I colonised Mars.  In your face, Neil Armstrong!”

7. “I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too!

8. “the children of the night. What sweet music they make.”

9. “I need your clothes, your boots and your motorcyle”

10 Do you have a favourite quote that you fall into automatically??

“A quotation is a handy thing to have about, saving one the trouble of thinking for oneself, always a laborious business.”

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme where every Tuesday we look at a particular topic for discussion and use various (or more to the point ten) bookish examples to demonstrate that particular topic.  Top Ten Tuesday (created and hosted by  The Broke and Bookish) is now being hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl and future week’s topics can be found here.  This week’s topic is:

Inspirational/Thought-Provoking Book Quotes

‘Even the smallest person can change the course of history’ –  Lady Galadriel, Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien.  I like this – it has nothing to do with the fact that I’m just over 5 feet in height.  Nothing I tell you.

‘It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends’ Albus Dumbledore Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling

‘What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.’ – American Gods by Neil Gaiman.  So very, very true.

‘The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.’ Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.  Enough said.

‘The trip from could to should is short and allows little time for reflection.’ – Red Sister by Mark Lawrence.  Quite right – ‘could I stay up all night to finish this book?’ – yes, of course I could.  Should I though…yes, yes I should, most definitely.

‘Yes my lord, but questions are dangerous, for they have answers’ – Kushiel’s Dart, Jacqueline Carey

‘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.’ Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier.  This suggestion didn’t go over terribly well in the book and yet I quite like the idea.

“Think it over, think it under.” —Winnie-the-Pooh by AA Milne

‘There is no place like home.’ – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum

I leave this one blank for you to tell me your favourite quote