Quotes: September Edition

I wrote a blog post talking about how I write down lines from books I’m reading. Here are some lines that I loved from the books that I read in September:

(I also just realized that both the books I read in September were about World War 2)

People aren’t supposed to look back. I’m certainly not going to do it anymore. — Slaughterhouse-Five

But sleep would not come. Tears came instead.  — Slaughterhouse-Five

“That’s one thing Earthlings might learn to do, if they tried hard enough: Ignore the awful times, and concentrate on the good ones.” — Slaughterhouse-Five

“Other people’s dreams aren’t very interesting, usually.” — Slaughterhouse-Five

The worst can always be true. — The Nightingale

Inside, the house echoed the voice of a man who wasn’t there. — The Nightingale

I belong to a generation that didn’t expect to be protected from every danger. — The Nightingale

Vianne finished the letter and immediately began reading it again. — The Nightingale

But when he looked at her — and she looked at him — they both knew that there was something worse than kissing the wrong person.
It was wanting to.
The Nightingale

“Now that you’ve met me, you’ll never be able to forget me. That’s something.” — The Nightingale

I see the surgeon in him suddenly, the man who is used to staring past blood and bone to find what is broken. — The Nightingale

How can I start at the beginning, when all I can think about is the end? — The Nightingale

“Some stories don’t have happy endings. Even love stories. Maybe especially love stories.” — The Nightingale

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