Best Book Quotes from Female Writers

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Here are our favourite quotes from some of the best books by female writers. Warning: these words may inspire you!

“A lady’s imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.”
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“No mere human can stand in a fire and not be consumed.”
― A.S. Byatt, Possession

“Because if she let go of her grief even for a minute it would only hit her harder when she bumped into it again. ”
― Alice Munro, Away from Her

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
― Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard’s Egg

“If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never disappointed.”
― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

“Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.”
― Ann Brashares, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

“Some things in life are out of your control. You can make it a party or a tragedy.”
― Nora Roberts, Vision in White

“The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!”
― Jane Austen, Sense And Sensibility

“They were all in their early thirties. An age at which it is sometimes hard to admit that what you are living is your life.”
― Alice Munro, The Moons of Jupiter

“You can’t ever be really free if you admire somebody too much.”
― Tove Jansson, Tales from Moominvalley

“Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.”
― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

“We make destiny with every turn, every choice.”
― Nora Roberts, Valley of Silence

“I love new clothes. If everyone could just wear new clothes everyday, I reckon depression wouldn’t exist anymore.”
― Sophie Kinsella, Confessions of a Shopaholic

“Every artist is an unhappy lover. And unhappy lovers want to tell their story.”
― Iris Murdoch, The Black Prince

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