10 Uplifting Literary Quotes to Brighten Your Day

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The world can be a dark place, and sometimes you just need some good, old-fashioned positivity in your life. These uplifting literary quotes will help guide you back into the light.

 

  1. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” ― John Green, Looking for Alaska
  2. “A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan
  3. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Soul of Man Under Socialism
  4. "Life is sometimes sad and often dull, but there are currants in the cake, and here is one of them."— Nancy Mitford, The Pursuit of Love
  5. "I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship." — Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  6. "The Sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on." — Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop
  7. "As long as the heart beats, as long as body and soul keep together, I cannot admit that any creature endowed with a will has need to despair of life."— Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth
  8. "Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there." — Sarah Dessen, This Lullaby
  9. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” — Dr. Suess, Oh the Places You'll Go
  10. “What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” ― Maya Angelou, Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now