With a book I'll be happy


"He had heard that women often love plain ordinary men but he did not believe it, because he judged by himself and he could only love beautiful mysterious exceptional women."

- Anna Karenina

levin   anna karenina   leo tolstoy   beautiful   women   men   ordinary   love   judge   kitty   

"Levin came to Moscow, always excited, always in a hurry, rather shy and irritated by his own shyness, and usually with totally new and unexpected views about things."

- Anna Karenina

anna karenina   levin   excited   hurry   shy   leo tolstoy   

"I have finally got myself a job. I don’t have to move to move to the North Pole. Won’t Santy Claus be disappointed."

- Minnie, The Help

help   the help   kathryn stockett   job   santa   north pole   minnie   minnie jackson   

"Now don’t panic but there is a man - a very tall man - downstairs to see you."

- Skeeter’s mother, The Help

help   the help   kathryn stockett   man   skeeter   mother   panic   

"Cause that’s the way prayer do. It’s like electricity, it keeps things going."

- Aibileen, The Help

help   the help   kathryn stockett   electricity   prayer   aibileen   

"She wearing a white lace blouse buttoned up like a nun, flat shoes so I reckon she don’t look any taller. Her blue skirt gaps open in the waist. Miss Skeeter always look like somebody else told her what to wear."

- Aibileen, The Help

the help   help   kathryn stockett   aibileen   miss skeeter   skeeter   clothes   skirt   blouse   

"Seeing a real nice girl name Frances and I spec they was gone get married, but he was slow bout things like that. Not cause he was looking for something better, just cause he was the thinking kind."

- Aibileen, The Help

help   the help   kathryn stockett   girl   married   slow   thinking   aibileen   

"It was like walking into a treasure trove of books, hoarded by pirate librarians."

- The Name of This Book is Secret

"Books can also provoke emotions. And emotions sometimes are even more troublesome than ideas. Emotions have led people to do all sorts of things they later regret-like, oh, throwing a book at someone else."

- The Name of This Book is Secret

"'There!' Mars finished writing and threw the scroll at Octavian. 'A prophecy. You can add it to your books, engrave it on the floor, whatever.'
Octavian read the scroll. ‘This says, ‘Go to Alaska. Find Thanatos and free him. Come back by sundown on June twenty-fourth or die’.’
‘Yes,’ Mars said. ‘Is that not clear?’
‘Well, my lord…usually prophecies are unclear. They’re wrapped in riddles. They rhyme, and…’
Mars casually popped another grenade off his belt. ‘Yes?’
‘The prophecy is clear!’ Octavian announced. ‘A quest!’"

- Heroes of Olympus: The Son of Neptune