Tea and Biscuits Discussions: Bookish Quotes to Love

There is something so riveting about a special moment in a story that just stays with you. So today I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes that I have discovered over the years and these quotes that I am sharing are ones that have stayed with me for a long while…some of them for quite a few years!! It brings you back to those special memories and sitting down and immersing yourself into your favorite read.  But also these quotes also inspire and lift the reader up, can make you cry, results in bursts of laughter and a whole rainbow of emotion and feeling.


I no longer believed in the idea of soul mates, or love at first sight. But I was beginning to believe that a very few times in your life, if you were lucky, you might meet someone who was exactly right for you. Not because he was perfect, or because you were, but because your combined flaws were arranged in a way that allowed two separate beings to hinge together

—-Blue Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas

Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.

—Night Game by Christine Feehan

Colin decided then and there that the female mind was a strange and incomprehensible organ – one which no man should even attempt to understand. There wasn’t a woman alive who could go from point A to B without stopping at C, D, X, and 12 along the way.

–Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

What is a friend if not someone you feel close to, someone you like being with, someone you can confide in and share pleasure with.

—A Loving Scoundrel by Johanna Lindsey

Is this heart the one that loves? Or do you love with your soul, which is infinite? I don’t know. All I know is that I feel this love in every molecule in my body, every breath I take, all the infinity in my soul. I learned that you can’t run if you tear a ligament, but your heart can be broken into a million pieces, and you can still love with your whole being.

—Real by Katy Evans

He held up his index finger. “Rule one: in any dispute between mates, the
male is always to blame, even when he is clearly blameless. Rule two”—his middle finger joined the
first—”whenever in doubt, refer to rule one.

–Lord of the Fading Lands by C.L. Wilson

The situation was extraordinary. How someone like Evangeline Jenner could have wrought such a change in St. Vincent, the most worldly of men, was difficult to understand. However, Westcliff had learned that the mysteries of attraction could not always be explained through logic. Sometimes the fractures in two separate souls became the very hinges that held them together.

—Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas

She may not be a mighty warrior, but one thing she’d learned after observing her mother, was that if anything could fell a warrior, it was a determined woman

–Never Seduce A Scot by Maya Banks

Because sometimes in life, you just have to stand there and do nothing. Overwhelmed by all the versions of ourselves that exist in our minds—who we want to be, who we should be, who we’re not, and who we are—it’s a jungle that can ensnare your feet and confuse your eyes. But sometimes if you stand still, all those things will snap back into place like a rubber band. And if you can get past the sting, you can keep moving, not quite whole, but held together for the moment.

–All Lined Up by Cora Carmack

You love it. You’ve never met a man like me, a man who can challenge and respect you, a man worthy of a woman like you

Nico by Sarah Castille

Cariad, nothing about this is casual to me. But if you want a long, sensitive discussion about my feelings, I can’t help you. I’m from North Wales, where we express ourselves by throwing rocks at trees. I’ve had more feelings in the past half-hour that I have in my entire life, and I’m at my limit.”
“That still doesn’t -“
“I love whatever it is you’re made of. All of it.”

–Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas

The dress, the fancy dinner, all your flattering words, then the jewelry box.” I ticked the items off on my fingers. “Really, what was I supposed to think?” His snort cut me to the bone. “Anything but that. You and I have been together mere months. Do you know how insignificant that is to someone my age?” A fresh wave of hurt made my tone scalding. “Yes, you’re almost six hundred years old, but in today’s world, when you say things like ‘eternal bond’ before giving your girlfriend a ring-sized box, there’s usually only one kind of ring in it!”

–Twice Tempted by Jeaniene Frost

She swallowed and lifted trembling fingers to his hair, tears rolling down her face. “Why are you doing this?”

“You need to ask me that?” A growl of sound. “You haven’t figured out by now that I think you’re fucking amazing? You have a brain that won’t quit, a smile that lights up my soul, and a body I want to do dirty things to and with three ways to Sunday.”

–Rock Hard by Nalini Singh

What are some of your favorite bookish quotes? What do you love about quotes?