Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes: Books to Movies

In honor of this week's Academy Awards, today's Wednesday's Words & Quippish Quotes features quotes from books which were turned into movies. Enjoy!

“I think... if it is true that 
there are as many minds as there 
are heads, then there are as many 
kinds of love as there are hearts.” 
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of any thing than of a book! -- When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” 
― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” 
― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

“When I was your age, television was called books.” 
― William Goldman, The Princess Bride

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.” 
― Alice Walker, The Color Purple

“Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family.” 
― Mario Puzo, The Godfather

“But there was one other thing that the grown-ups also knew, and it was this: that however small the chance might be of striking lucky, the chance is there. The chance had to be there.” 
― Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

1 comment:

  1. Fabulous quotes! Jane Austen's quote is one of my favorites! I really like the one from The Godfather too.