Favorite Book Quotes

Disclaimer: this post was written not by alphabetical nor chronological, but by random order.

"That's because happiness, bliss, is in the hands of Allah, not man. If we are happy, it is God's will and, likewise, if we are miserable it is also God's will." 
The Geography of Bliss, page 158

"Ah, Mas Nganten, di kota, barangkali di semua kota--dunia kepunyaan lelaki. Di kota perempuan berada dalam dunia yang dipunyai lelaki, Mas Nganten."
Gadis Pantai, hlm 87

"That like grades, work isn't the most important thing. Success and accomplishment aren't the golden "good life" goals."
What I Wish I Had Known, page 140