18 Unbroken Quotes: Inspirational Words from Louis Zamperini’s Journey
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption is the story of a world war II veteran named Louis Zamperini, a famous former American runner.
The survival he had makes his story The New York Time best seller, he survived a plane crash in the Pacific theater and spent 47 days drifting on a raft. Not just this, but after that, he survived more than two and a half years as a prisoner of war (POW) in three Japanese POW camps.
Unbroken is a non-fiction book that was published in 2010 and authored by Laura Hillenbrand.
After the release book went so famous that it spent more than four years on The New York Times best-seller list, including 14 weeks at number one.
Trivia: Unbroken is the 5th longest-running nonfiction best seller of all time.
Despite the fact that Unbroken is too famous there are numerous gems in this book in the name of quotes.
We have hand-picked those Unbroken quotes and tried to present them in the best possible way.
I hope you like these quotes and if after reading the quotes from Unbroken you feel like reading this book, the buy button is in front of you.
Let’s read the quotes…
List of Top Hand-Picked Quotes from Unbroken:
“Without dignity, identity is erased.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain. Louie thought: Let go.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“Without dignity, identity is erased. In its absence, men are defined not by themselves, but by their captors and the circumstances in which they are forced to live.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“People had long conversations with him, only to realize later that he hadn’t spoken.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“His conviction that everything happened for a reason, and would come to good, gave him laughing equanimity even in hard times.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“In a single, silent moment, his rage, his fear, his humiliation and helplessness, had fallen away. That morning, he believed, he was a new creation. Softly, he wept.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“I just thought I was empty and now I’m being filled…and I just wanted to keep being filled.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“I am in an altogether new world now. I can think of nothing more wonderful. It is a real touch of all that heaven means.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“If I knew I had to go through those experiences again,” he finally said, “I’d kill myself.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“Only the laundry knew how scared I was.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“some men may be wired for optimism, others for doubt.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“It was not a great presence but a great absence, a geometric ocean of darkness that seemed to swallow heaven itself.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“All I see, he thought, is a dead body breathing.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“You were afraid to look up because you felt your face might be seen from above.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“Life was cheap in war.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“If you dig into it, it comes back to you. That’s the way war is.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
“I have to go around with my shirt open so that I have enough room for my chest.”― Laura Hillenbrand, Unbroken
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Sourabh Sharma is a hobbyist book reader, Entrepreneur, and a literature student at Delhi University. A blog writer by day and a book reader by night, he is oathed to discuss himself in a third person but can be persuaded to do so from time to time.