Undoubtedly, there are unforgettable lines in literature, but what readers choose to remember still varies. Favorite quotes often stick with you because the words resonate with you at that time in your life, because they capture aspects of your past or your hopeful future, or maybe just because they were drilled into you by that one hard-ass professor.
Whatever the case may be, here are 25 famous lines from classic works of literature — can you match each to its source?
So, how did you do? Which lines still resonate with you? Which are still drilled into your brain? Do you have any other favorite quotes that weren’t included in the quiz above? Tell us all about it in the comments below.
Freddie Moore is a Brooklyn-based writer. Her full name is Winifred, and her writing has appeared in unFold, The Paris Review Daily and The Huffington Post. As a former co-president of SUNY Purchase’s Cheese Club, she’s a big-time foodie who knows her cheese.
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