Hello. I am Deepak Kundu, an avid book reader and quotes collector.

This post is a collection of 40 quotes from the book - The House in the Cerulean Sea by T. J. Klune.

I collected these quotes for reference purpose while reading the book. I hope you find them useful.

The House in the Cerulean Sea Quotes

Sometimes, we can’t always control the ... gifts we’re given. And it’s not necessarily the fault of those with said gifts. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

It’s never polite to revel in the suffering of others. What a terrible thing to do. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Once one started lying, it became easier to do it again and again until one had to keep track of hundreds of lies. It was easier to be honest. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Some people, no matter how good their heart was or how much love they had to give, would always be alone. It was their lot in life, - The House in the Cerulean Sea

All children, no matter their ... disposition or what they’re capable of, must be protected regardless of the cost. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Order only works if there is complete transparency. If we can’t have that, then we run the risk of chaos. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Idealism had no place in government work. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Sometimes, our prejudices color our thoughts when we least expect them to. If we can recognize that, and learn from it, we can become better people. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Even the bravest of us can still be afraid sometimes, so long as we don’t let our fear become all we know. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

We should always make time for the things we like. If we don’t, we might forget how to be happy. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

There are mysteries that may never be solved, no matter how hard we try. And if we spend too long trying to solve them, we may miss what’s right in front of us. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Change often starts with the smallest of whispers. Like-minded people building it up to a roar. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

The world is a weird and wonderful place, but that doesn’t mean it’s not without its teeth. And it will bite you when you least expect it. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Rumors tend to run rampant, and trying to get in front of them is like trying to beat back a wall of fire upon a dry field of grass. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

I refuse to believe that a person’s path is set in stone. A person is more than where they come from. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

The minds of children are wondrous things. Some of the things they come up with seem to defy the imagination. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

The things we fear the most are often the things we should fear the least. It’s irrational, but it’s what makes us human. And if we’re able to conquer those fears, then there is nothing we’re not capable of. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Dreams are merely that—dreams. They’re meant to be flights of fancy. They’re not necessarily supposed to come true. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

There’s music everywhere. You just have to learn to listen for it. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

The world likes to see things in black and white, in moral and immoral. But there is gray in between. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Bravery is a virtue. In the face of adversity, it separates the strong from the weak. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

I’m just me. I don’t know how to be anyone but who I already am. This is how I’ve always been. It’s not much, but I do the best I can with what I have. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Everything has to start somewhere. And as long as we nurture them, they can grow beyond anything we thought possible. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

As long as you listen, you can hear all manner of things you never thought were there to begin with. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

It’s not about need. That’s not what gift giving is for. It’s about the joy that someone is thinking of you. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

I don’t say things I don’t mean. Life is too short for it. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Men are stupid creatures. They are. I don’t know why. Stubborn, obstinate, and stupid. It would be endearing if it wasn’t so frustrating. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Waking from a bad dream brings a sense of relief unlike anything else in the world. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Every garden is different, I think. They reflect the personalities of those who care for them. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Honestly. For all their bluster, I’ve noticed that men melt so very easily. Little snowflakes, they are. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

It’s—unfortunate. We get trapped in our own little bubbles, and even though the world is a wide and mysterious place, our bubbles keep us safe from that. To our detriment. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

A home isn’t always the house we live in. It’s also the people we choose to surround ourselves with. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

People will say and do anything they can in order to appease those in power. It’s a weapon, and one that is wielded quite deftly. Those who aren’t immune to such things might find themselves thinking in ways they shouldn’t. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

People can present themselves as being one way, and once you’re sure you know them, once you’re sure you’ve found what you’re looking for, they reveal themselves for who they really are. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

It’s not fair. No. It’s not. Life rarely is. But we deal with it the best we can. And we allow ourselves to hope for the best. Because a life without hope isn’t a life lived at all. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Why can’t life work whatever way we want it to? What’s the point of living if you only do it how others want you to? - The House in the Cerulean Sea

There are moments in your life, moments when chances have to be taken. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

That was the funny thing about wishes. Sometimes all it took to make them come true was a first step. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Life, came down to what we made from it. It was about the choices, both big and small. - The House in the Cerulean Sea

Funny how that works out, isn’t it? That we can find the most unexpected things when we aren’t even looking for them. - The House in the Cerulean Sea