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This weeks theme...
Valentine's Day is next week... so we're doing a Valentine's Day themed freebie! Top Ten Books That Would Make Great Valentine's Day Reads (or anti-Valentine's day reads), Top Ten OTPs, Top 10 fictional crushes, top ten great love declarations in fiction, swoony quotes from books, etc. Get creative!
And for our list...
Top Ten Swoony Quotes from Books
"In vain I have struggled. It will not do. My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."
- Mr Darcy. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
"I don't want those things from you. I love your faults and imperfections. Your kind heart. The scars that match mine, and the struggles to find ourselves. I want you humanness. Nothing else."
- Morpheus. Ensnared by A.G. Howard
"I cannot make speeches, Emma. If I love you less, I might be able to talk about it more."
- Mr. Knightley. Emma by Jane Austen
"I love you with everything I am, everything I've been, and everything I hope to be. I love you with my past, and I love you for my future. I love you for the children we'll have and for the years we'll have together. I love you for everyone of my smiles and even more, for every one of your smiles."
- Colin Bridgerton. Romancing Mr. Bridgerton by Julia Quinn
"Love, real love, the kind that you fall in, isn't like Corinthians. The "suffereth long" and "is king" nonsense. It's like the Song of Solomon. It's jealousy and fire and floods. It's everything that consumes."
- A Notorious Countess Confesses by Julie Anne Long
"Love's about finding the one person who makes your heart complete. Who makes you a better person than you ever dreamed you could be. It's about looking in the eyes of your wife and knowing all the way to your bones that she's simply the best person you've ever known"
- The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn
"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 being to hinge together"
- Blue-Eyed Devil by Lisa Kleypas
“Some people don't understand the promises they're making when they make them," I said. "Right, of course. But you keep the promise anyway. That's what love is. Love is keeping the promise anyway.”
- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
“The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you.”
- The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.”
- The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho