The Best Book Quotes of 2020 To Help You Understand Life

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Best Book Quotes 2020 Understand Life

Every book that you read has unforgettable lines that stick with you even when you have finished the book days ago. These best book quotes on love, life, relationships, marriage will not just blow your mind, but make you think in new ways.

We are hit by different types of emotions and feelings that are difficult to comprehend. Sometimes we don’t get the right word to express ourselves. When words won’t come out, it feels better in quotes. Isn’t it?

Reading these best book quotes – which are mistakes, lessons, teachings, feelings and emotions of other people – will help you find sense in what you are truly experiencing and figure out how to create a more fulfilling life and relationships.

Here are 21 best book quotes for you book lovers out there.

1. The Vanishing Half

“That was the problem: you could never love two people the exact same way.” ― Brit Bennett, The Vanishing Half ( Amazon link )

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2. Leave the World Behind

“Enjoying a moment is a victory.”― Rumaan Alam, Leave the World Behind ( Amazon link )

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3. Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

“We are responsible for our own ignorance or, with time and open-hearted enlightenment, our own wisdom.” ― Isabel Wilkerson, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
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4. A Burning

“Many years ago I would have been asking why is this happening? But now I am knowing that there is no use asking these questions. In life, many things are happening for no reason at all.” ― Megha Majumdar, A Burning ( Amazon link )

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5. The Death of Vivek Oji

“Love and guilt sometimes taste the same, you know.” ― Akwaeke Emezi, The Death of Vivek Oji ( Amazon link )

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6. What Are You Going Through

“Dying is a role we play like any other role in life: this is a troubling thought. You are never your true self except when you’re alone — but who wants to be alone, dying?   ― Sigrid Nunez, What Are You Going Through ( Amazon link )

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7. Luster

“Imagine living life so carefully that there are no signs you lived at all.” ― Raven Leilani, Luster ( Amazon link )

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8. The Comeback

“There are an infinite number of things that are better than knowing exactly when you’re falling short of someone’s expectations and still being unable to stop it.”   ― Ella Berman, The Comeback ( Amazon link )

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9. Sea Wife

“Every marriage needs one skeptic to keep it safe. But a marriage of two skeptics will fail to thrive.” ― Amity Gaige, Sea Wife ( Amazon link )

The Best Book Quotes of 2020 To Help You Understand Life

10. Rodham

“Something inside me clenched. So often, people let you down; so often, situations turn out disappointingly. But occasionally someone recognizes, acknowledges, your private and truest self.” ― Curtis Sittenfeld, Rodham ( Amazon link )

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11. I Don’t Want to Die Poor: Essays

For problems, real and imagined, catch up to you. The trauma you carry and continue to leave unsettled will weigh you down. There’s only so much your body and mind can take.” ― Michael Arceneaux, I Don’t Want to Die Poor: Essays ( Amazon link )

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12. All My Mother’s Lovers: A Novel

“Feeling and showing insecurity were two different things, and that the latter was deeply unattractive.”― Ilana Masad, All My Mother’s Lovers: A Novel ( Amazon link )

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13. Weather

“They say when you’re lonely you start to lose words.” ― Jenny Offill, Weather ( Amazon link )

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14. Wow, No Thank You

“Sadly, life is not a movie. Life is an impossibly long and unyielding march to the grave, peppered along the way with myriad disappointments and misfortunes.”        ― Samantha Irby, Wow, No Thank You. ( Amazon link )

The Best Book Quotes of 2020 To Help You Understand Life

15. Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning

“We keep our heads down and work hard, believing that our diligence will reward us with our dignity, but our diligence will only make us disappear.”  ― Cathy Park Hong, Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning ( Amazon link )

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16. Godshot

“Anyhow, most people never looked at anyone else with any clarity, one eye forever turned toward themselves.” ― Chelsea Bieker, Godshot ( Amazon link )

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17. The Glass Hotel

“One of our signature flaws as a species: we will risk almost anything to avoid looking stupid.” ― Emily St. John Mandel, The Glass Hotel ( Amazon link )

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18. My Dark Vanessa

“Hide all you want, but the truth will always find you.” ― Kate Elizabeth Russell, My Dark Vanessa ( Amazon link )

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19. Here for It; Or, How to Save Your Soul in America: Essays

“The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live.”  ― R. Eric Thomas, Here for It; Or, How to Save Your Soul in America: Essays (Amazon link )

The Best Book Quotes of 2020 To Help You Understand Life

20. Writers & Lovers

“There’s a particular feeling in your body when something goes right after a long time of things going wrong. It feels warm and sweet and loose.” ― Lily King, Writers & Lovers ( Amazon link )

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21. A Long Petal of the Sea

“Going around in a sulk will get you nowhere. Pain is unavoidable, but suffering is optional.” ― Isabel Allende, A Long Petal of the Sea ( Amazon link )

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What are the best books you have read in 2020? Did your favorite book quotes made it to our list?

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