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Words, Wisdom, etc.

Welcome to Words, Wisdom, etc. – a collection of literary quotes. Here I hope you will find a kindred spirit or two. Continue scrolling to browse the latest quotes or search by keyword, author, title, or category using the search bar above.

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Every day that she waited for him to become who he had been, he bore the burden of her loneliness in addition to his own. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

The imagination, he thought, no matter how vivid, was still tethered in some measure to the known, and this was beyond anything he could have imagined. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

[He] felt as though the top of his head were open and the universe had dropped a lit match in. He understood in that moment that he was smaller than he had ever known, and the realm of the unknowable was bigger. So much bigger. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

For what was a person but the sum of all the scraps of their memory and experience: a finite set of components with an infinite array of expressions. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

Even the sight of a strong, bare arm crooked gently round a waist or shoulder could make her ache with the yearning to be held. To be one of a pair of bodies that knew that melting fusion. To reach and find. To be reached for and found. To belong to a mutual certainty. To wake up holding hands. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

And that’s how you go on. You lay laughter over the dark parts. The more dark parts, the more you have to laugh. With defiance, with abandon, with hysteria, any way you can. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

“It’s a woeful species that’s all male.”
“More like a nonexistent species. Men lacking both wombs and good sense.”
Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

I prefer an open mind to a closed one. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

Beautiful and full of monsters? All the best stories are. – Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

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