The Midnight Library Quotes

16 of the best book quotes from The Midnight Library
“If you aim to be something you are not, you will always fail. Aim to be you. Aim to look and act and think like you. Aim to be the truest version of you. Embrace that you-ness. Endorse it. Love it. Work hard at it. And don’t give a second thought when people mock it or ridicule it.”
“It is quite a revelation to discover that the place you wanted to escape to is the exact same place you escaped from. That the prison wasn’t the place, but the perspective.”
“Most gossip is envy in disguise.”
“Regrets don’t leave. They weren’t mosquito bites. They itch for ever.”
“She realised that you could be as honest as possible in life, but people only see the truth if it is close enough to their reality.”
“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices.”
“The only way to learn is to live.”
“Doing one thing differently is often the same as doing everything differently.”
“I don’t think your problem was stage fright. Or wedding fright. I think your problem was life fright.”
“I have anxiety. I have no other type of thinking available.”
“Never underestimate the big importance of small things.”
″‘Want,’ she told her, in a measured tone, ‘is an interesting word. It means lack. Sometimes if we fill that lack with something else the original want disappears entirely.‘”
“Pressure makes us, though. You start off as coal and the pressure makes you a diamond.”
“According to science, you start off as coal and you end up as coal. Maybe that was the real-life lesson.”
“It’s never too late to pursue a dream.”
“But you could be anything you want to be, Nora. Think of all that possibility. It’s exciting.”

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