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falling Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about falling
  1. #1
    ″‘Precious, precious, precious!’ Gollum cried. ‘My Precious! O my Precious!’ And with that, even as his eyes were lifted up to gloat on his prize, he stepped too far, toppled, wavered for a moment on the brink, and then with a shriek he fell. Out of the depths came his last wail precious, and he was gone.”
  2. #2
    ″‘I will take responsibility for what I have done,’ Dalinar whispered. ‘If I must fall, I will rise each time a better man.‘”
  3. #3
    “if you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise”
  4. #4
    “A twisted dagger of smoke drifted up from the gun barrel. Fallen on one knee he groped for the bullet, sickened as it moved, and fell over as the forest flew upward, and she, making muted noises of triumph and despair, danced on her toes around the stricken hero.”
  5. #5
    “Crowley: the angel who did not so much fall as saunter vaguely downwards”
  6. #6
    “Suddenly some force struck him in the chest and side, making it still harder to breathe, and he fell through the hole and there at the bottom was a light.”
  7. #7
    “‘It’s our nature. We destroy. It’s the constant of our kind. No matter the color of blood, man will always fall.‘”
  8. #8
    ″‘How . . .’ Dalinar said. ‘You fell into a chasm!’
    ‘I fell face-first, sir,’ Kaladin said, ‘and fortunately, I’m particularly hard-headed.‘”
  9. #9
    ″‘How do you like falling in?’ said the princess.
    ‘Beyond everything,’ answered he; ‘for I have fallen in with the only perfect creature I ever saw.’
  1. #10
    “As he that walks in slippery places is ... liable to fall, he can’t foresee one moment whether he shall stand or fall the next; and when he does fall, he falls at once, without warning.”
  2. #11
    “And I suddenly feel the branch give way
    I’m on the ground
    My arm goes numb I look around
    And I see him come to get me
    He’s come to get me
    And ev’rything’s okay.”
  3. #12
    “To the ground I fall. I can never stay aloft too long. Not when there’s an ugly and heavy truth always dragging me back down.”
  4. #13
    “When you’re falling in a forest and there’s nobody around
    Do you ever really crash, or even make a sound?”
  5. #14
    “I walk down the street.
    There is a deep hole in the sidewalk.
    I fall in.”
  6. #15
    “The higher you build walls around your heart, the harder you fall when someone tears them down.”
  7. #16
    “Thanks to our low gravity, no one got hurt falling to the ground. A few scrapes and bruises is all.”
  8. #17
    “Among you boys you have a game: you stand a row of bricks on end a few inches apart; you push a brick, it knocks its neighbor over, the neighbor knocks over the next brick--and so on till all the row is prostrate. That is human life.”
  9. #18
    “That was a day with a trapdoor, and we all fell through.”
  10. #19
    “As Peyton Fahrquhar fell straight downward through the bridge he lost consciousness and was as one already dead. From this state he was awakened - ages later, it seemed to him - by a sharp pressure upon his throat, followed by a sense of suffocation.”

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