10 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature
We asked people to tell us about their favorite lines from literature. Here are some of their most beautiful suggestion.
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From 'One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich'
“In our village, folks say God crumbles up the old moon into stars.”
From 'A Girl I Knew'
“She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.”
From 'And the Mountains Echoed'
“Beauty is an enormous, unmerited gift given randomly, stupidly.”
From 'Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close'
“Sometimes I can feel my bones straining under the weight of all the lives I’m not living.”
From 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'
“The curves of your lips rewrite history”
From 'A Tale of Two Cities'
“A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it”
From 'Of Human Bondage'
“It might be that to surrender to happiness was to accept defeat, but it was a defeat better than many victories.”
From 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
“In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart.”
“The pieces I am, she gather them and gave them back to me in all the right order”
From 'The Awakening'
“She was becoming herself and daily casting aside that fictitious self which we assume like a garment with which to appear before the world”
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