51 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature


The only bad thing about this list is that all of these are already taken. 😥 No seriously though, it’s useful to read other writers’ successes, even if they’re only one-liners. Here’s the full list, but here’s a few of my favorites:

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” -Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

“You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.” -Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting

“For poems are like rainbows; they escape you quickly.” -Langston Hughes, The Big Sea

“One must be careful of books, and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.” -Cassandra Clare, The Infernal Devices

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1 Comment

  1. Sometimes these sentences express our sentiment better that we can write ourselves, then it is okay to use them, just put them in quotation marks and honor the original author.

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