Great First Lines Quotes

Quotes tagged as "great-first-lines" Showing 1-6 of 6
Rafael Sabatini
“He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad.”
Rafael Sabatini, Scaramouche

Samuel Beckett
“The sun shone, having no alternative, on the nothing new.”
Samuel Beckett, Murphy

Fredrik Backman
“Every seven-year-old deserves a superhero. That's just how it is.”
Fredrik Backman, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“To the as-yet-unborn, to all innocent wisps of undifferentiated nothingness: Watch out for life.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Deadeye Dick

Martin Amis
“Who let the dogs in? ...This, we fear, is going to be the question. Who let the dogs in? Who let the dogs in? Who? Who?”
Martin Amis, Lionel Asbo: State of England

Alex Michaelides
“Alicia Berenson was thirty-three years old when she killed her husband.”
Alex Michaelides, The Silent Patient