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  • The way it just emerges there, surrounded on all sides by black, reminds me of the scene in Titanic when the iceberg rises out of the water and guts the ship open.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • The tithes at Happy Jack are like first-class passengers on the Titanic.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • Like an iceberg, three-quarters under the surface, but there’s no way I’m letting you turn this hotel into the Titanic."
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • The beautiful irony of Larry’s family was that when something minor was amiss, it was as if the Titanic were going down, but when a real disaster struck, they were the people you wanted in your life raft.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • He had watched James Cameron’s Ghosts of the Abyss, a documentary about the director’s journey twelve thousand feet down to visit the wreck of the Titanic.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • The Titanic was sinking.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912
  • That’s like calling the maiden voyage of the Titanic a minor boating accident.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • That summer,Titanic fever gripped Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • As the three of them passed through the first arch, something large and white loomed up on her left side, like an iceberg off the bow of the Titanic.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • I was a fascinated spectator in the way the surviving passengers must have been as they watched the Titanic sink.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky

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  • Up vistaed slopes I sped And shot, precipited Adown Titanic glooms of chasmed fears, From those strong feet that followed, followed after.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • I hoped her analogy didn’t have anything to do with Titanic-sized disasters.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • She rarely cried she’d even laughed at the ending of Titanic so why was she crying now?
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • "So was the Titanic," Jack said, looking up at the cut-glass globe in the center of the elevator ceiling.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Its seeds were simply poured down into the water of the Wey and Thames, and its swiftly growing and Titanic water fronds speedily choked both those rivers.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • We watched the Independence ceremonies from a giant rusty barge tied to the bank of the Congo River that was loaded with so many pushing, squirming people Mrs. Underdown said we’d probably all go down like the Titanic.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Remember the Titanic.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • The Emperor had had the dream of a genius; in that Titanic elephant, armed, prodigious, with trunk uplifted, bearing its tower and scattering on all sides its merry and vivifying waters, he wished to incarnate the people.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Worrying about graffiti at a time when the entire system was close to collapse seems as pointless as scrubbing the decks of the Titanic as it headed toward the icebergs.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Then I was crying, clinging to the tree as if it were a lifeboat from the Titanic, and I sobbed and sobbed until I thought I’d make myself sick.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • And still in the distracted distance we beheld the tumults of the outer concentric circles, and saw successive pods of whales, eight or ten in each, swiftly going round and round, like multiplied spans of horses in a ring; and so closely shoulder to shoulder, that a Titanic circus-rider might easily have over-arched the middle ones, and so have gone round on their backs.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • Man will be lifted up with a spirit of divine Titanic pride and the man-god will appear.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The bus had been owned by the weirdly, prophetically named Titanic Express.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • So was Captain Smith of the Titanic, Ryan thought.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • I feel very much like the Titanic.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • Silverton was in a mood of Titanic pessimism.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Whole days have I passed in these Titanic efforts, considering my labor well repaid if, by night-time I had contrived to carry away a square inch of this hard-bound cement, changed by ages into a substance unyielding as the stones themselves; then to conceal the mass of earth and rubbish I dug up, I was compelled to break through a staircase, and throw the fruits of my labor into the hollow part of it; but the well is now so completely choked up, that I scarcely think it would be…
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • But, they were broken now, and the rain had ceased, and the moon shone, — looking down the high chimneys of Coketown on the deep furnaces below, and casting Titanic shadows of the steam-engines at rest, upon the walls where they were lodged.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • And knowing that this could happen again, to any of us, made me feel like the Titanic, plowing right toward an iceberg.
    James Patterson  --  School’s Out - Forever
  • ’ You try to fight this stuff, when Milton Sills sees Conway Tearle didn’t go down on the Titanic, or something.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Many boat people, perhaps thousands, drowned while trying to get away, and more died than on the Titanic when a leaky old ferry named the Neptune had sunk.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Read you then this lyrical prose, and, if the Titanic master-builder of rhythm who composed Bhagavat and the Levrier de Magnus speaks not falsely, then, by Apollo, you may taste, even you, my master, the ambrosial joys of Olympus.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • He was sunk into a bean-bag chair, scanning the room, gripping the sack of cookies as if it were a flotation device on the Titanic and the captain had just yelled, "Save the women and children first!"
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • Every night its Titanic form seemed to await something; but it had waited thus, unmoved, during so many centuries, through the crises of so many things, that it could only be imagined to await one last crisis—the final overthrow.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • Ruins and basilicas, palaces and colossi, set in the midst of a sordid present, where all that was living and warm-blooded seemed sunk in the deep degeneracy of a superstition divorced from reverence; the dimmer but yet eager Titanic life gazing and struggling on walls and ceilings; the long vistas of white forms whose marble eyes seemed to hold the monotonous light of an alien world: all this vast wreck of ambitious ideals, sensuous and spiritual, mixed confusedly with the signs of…
    George Eliot  --  Middlemarch
  • Titanic, Lusitania, Pax …. boats are not for harpies.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • It was like a party on the Titanic.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • ’The R.M.S. Titanic,’ Vic said.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • Titanic Power Baptist Church.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • A transformation of color and shade appeared to be going on swiftly, as if gods were changing the scenes of a Titanic stage.
    Zane Grey  --  The Call of the Canyon
  • But when the show ended fifty minutes later, it was followed by a less interesting program about the building of the Titanic.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • You didn’t see Titanic?
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • An incident like the sinking of the Titanic was atavistic, true, but its effect was most refreshing, it was handwriting on the wall.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He addressed the envelope himself, certain that the United States Post Office would know exactly what to do: Hon. E D. Millet To arrive on Steamship Titanic.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Take, for instance, Robert Morgan’s novel Futility, published in 1898—fourteen years before the Titanic sailed—which told the story of the largest and grandest passenger liner in existence that sailed on its maiden voyage from Southampton, only to be ripped apart by an iceberg, and whose rich and famous passengers were largely doomed in the icy North Atlantic because of a lack of lifeboats.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • Certainly the fashions of the age were beautiful, featuring, as they did, big hair, low décolletage, and tons and tons of lace (see: Winslet, Kate,Titanic, and Kidman, Nicole,Moulin Rouge ).
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Prince William of England (duh) Leonardo in Titanic (As if!
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • I feel like an idiot… He took her hands, brought them both to his lips and she knew she was as sunk as the Titanic.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • Did that chicken girl just compare my ship to the Titanic?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • The Titanic made only one voyage, Mr. Torrance.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
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