HOW TO QUOTE A BOOK IN AN ESSAY

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth”

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife”

(Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen).

“Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene”

(Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare).

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way”

(Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy).

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”

(A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens).

“To be, or not to be, that is the question”

(Hamlet by William Shakespeare).

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live”

(Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling).

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive”

(Looking for Alaska by John Green).

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you”

(I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou).

“Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody”

(The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger).

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves”

(Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare).

“In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on”

(The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank).

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul”

(Emily Dickinson).

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will”

(Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë).

“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear”

(1984 by George Orwell).

“It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both” QUOTES FROM THE TELL TALE HEART

(The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli).

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others”

(Animal Farm by George Orwell).

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past”

(The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald).

“The truth will set you free, but first, it will make you miserable”

(The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls).

“The only rule is don’t be boring and dress cute wherever you go. Life is too short to blend in”

(The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger).

“When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die”

(A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin).

“It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them”

(An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde).

“After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure”

(Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling).

“The problem with the world was that people didn’t ask you questions”

(The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger).

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent”

(Eleanor Roosevelt).

“I wish you to know that you have been the last dream of my soul”

(A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens).

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship”

(Little Women by Louisa May Alcott).

“The heart wants what it wants”

(Come Away with Me by Karma Brown).

“The books that the world calls immoral are the books that show the world its own shame”

(The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde).

“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple”

(The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath).