Sunday, August 5, 2012

Quote Challenge – Day Three

A quote from your favorite book. 

Another tough one since once again I have more than one favorite. This time I'm bending the rules and I'm going with a movie quote. The movie was based on the Stephen King novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption". Can you pick just one favorite book with a quote you love? If so, feel free to post it in the comments or post a link to your blog if you're playing along.

"Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying" ~ Andy Dufresne, "The Shawshank Redemption"

4 comments:

  1. Why is it I can never think of a quote when asked for one? But any other time, a dozen or more are floating in my head.

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  2. "Are you my mother?"
    I've quoted this silly book for forty years. Mom and I are easily entertained.

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  3. So many partial quotes come to mind. This is one I've written down and refer to often.

    From The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

    "God wouldn't make a knife out of wood, or a lady's chemise of shoe leather. You aren't the right material for a life of quietude, and God knows it."

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  4. “How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.”
    ? Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

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