34 Profound Excerpts From Classic Literature That Will Change Your Day


Hard to top numbers two, five, and thirty-one.

Thought Catalog

34 Redditors share the most memorable and inspiring excerpts in literature. Found on r/AskReddit.

1. littlemusicteacher

“Alright then, I’ll go to hell.” – Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Huck has been led to believe it would be sinful to help his friend Jim, a runaway slave. In this chapter, Huck finds his own moral compass and decides to do what he feels is the right thing, even though others have told him he would go to hell for it.

2. Taxdiva

“’Why did you do all this for me?’ he asked. ‘I don’t deserve it. I’ve never done anything for you.’ ‘You have been my friend,’ replied Charlotte. ‘That in itself is a tremendous thing.’” E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

3. juicyfizz

“When a child first catches adults out—when it first walks into his grave little head that adults do not always have divine intelligence, that their judgments…

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