Alexander Gordon Smith’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Alexander Gordon Smith Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Alexander Gordon Smith, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Alexander Gordon Smith you will find my Ten favourites of Alexander Gordon Smith’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“Don’t make the mistake of bringing your heart down here with you, there is no place for it in Furnace.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

 “The human mind is a powerful thing in many ways, but in others it’s endlessly fragile—it takes only a single moment of pure terror to tear a hole in it, like a finger through a cobweb, leaving you forever just a shadow, a half-person.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Solitary

“When you’re locked up in here for life, you learn to welcome the little freedoms.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

 “You don’t have friends in here, you’ll soon come to understand that. You get attached to someone, then you’ll just lose them. They’ll get shanked or they’ll jump or they’ll be taken one night.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

 “When you’re scared – and I mean really scared, not just hearing a noise in the night, or standing toe to toe with someone twice your size who wants to pound you into the earth – it feels as if you’re being injected with darkness. It’s like black water as cold as ice settling in your body where your blood and marrow used to be, pushing every other feeling out as it fills you from your feet to your scalp. It leaves you with nothing.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Solitary

 “Nobody cares. You shouldn’t either.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

“There always has to be someone to take the punches. That’s how it works. It isn’t fair, it isn’t right, but that kid licking slop off the floor over there means that we get to eat in peace.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

 “Like I’ve said before, so many times before, I’m not a good person, I’m not a hero. I’m a criminal, a liar, a cheat, a killer. It was them or me and I wanted to live.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Solitary

“Hope. It is the most important thing in the world. I believe that now more than ever. Hope is what saved my
life, hope is what gave me the courage and the strength
to carry on. Hope – that unshakeable, golden belief that
things can get better.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Execution

“Better to be a spirit with the earth beneath you than a corpse pinned tight by the weight of the world.”
― Alexander Gordon Smith, Solitary

10 Famous Quotes by Author Alexander Gordon Smith

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Alexander Gordon Smith, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Alexander Gordon Smith.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Alexander Gordon Smith. 

One Final Bonus – Alexander Gordon Smith Quote 

“I’d been so set on an escape that was now impossible, and the only form of freedom left to me was death. It was a terrible kind of freedom—one from misery and pain, yes, but also one from lightness and laughter and life. It was an absence of everything.”

― Alexander Gordon Smith, Lockdown

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