Book Quotes

"But sometimes imperfect tools lead us toward perfect ends." 

— Ted Dekker ~Forbidden (The Books of Mortals, #1)

"Dive deep. Drown willingly" 
— Ted Dekker ~White (Books of History Chronicles: The Circle, #3)

" Born
of Black
and White, Eaten
with worms,
I'm a Saint, a Sinner,
a Siren of the
Word, The Circle
knows me, the rest
just wanna trip on 
Grace Juice, Baby
Showdown
at midnight" 
— Ted Dekker ~Showdown (Paradise, #1)

"I think a woman is born with the desire to hear she is beautiful." 
— Ted Dekker (Blink of an Eye)


“When I was eight, I found my best friend. Then, one day, I came home and she'd changed. During my absence, she'd become the most beautiful girl I'd ever seen in my life and I fell in love with her so completely that the very idea of ever being without her became an impossibility I couldn't stand. That same girl has always been the only one to ever hold my heart in her hands. She's the only one who can both build me and destroy me if she wishes and I wouldn't change that for anything. I can't live without her." ~ Isaiah” 

― Airicka Phoenix, Touching Eternity

“You don’t have to do that,” I said, staring down at my hands.


He turned his head to me. “Do what?”


I rubbed the sweat from my palms off on my jeans. “Stick around. You can leave if you want. I’m not expecting you to stay and babysit me.”


“Hey,” he nudged me with his shoulder, drawing my gaze to his. “I’m staying. You won’t get rid of me that easily.”


Despite the tremors of relief coursing through me, I didn’t relax. “The offer stands. Any time you want to go just… go.”


“Well, I don’t want the offer, because I’m not going anywhere, not unless you’re coming with me.”


“Why?” It took a second to realize that the barely whispered word had come from me.


He reached for my hand. His long, warm fingers laced through mine, and that was all the answer I needed.” 

― Airicka Phoenix,Touching Smoke

How did you find me? “I’ll always find you Sara.” ~Melissa Andrea,FLUTTER 

She was the reason he existed. He would be the reason she survived. -Melissa Andrea,Flutter

"Leaning forward he placed his lips over hers. She told herself he was breathing life into her, but the truth was he'd always been sucking it out, slowly, one breath at a time. - From ENGRAVED" 
— Amber Garza

"There is no pretending," Jace said with absolute clarity. "I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I'll love you then." 
— Cassandra Clare  ~City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)

"Don't touch any of my weapons without my permission."

"Well, there goes my plan for selling them all on eBay," Clary muttered.
"Selling them on what?"
Clary smiled blandly at him. "A mythical place of great magical power." 
— Cassandra Clare ~City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

"And now I’m looking at you,” he said, “and you’re asking me if I still want you, as if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. I never dared give much of myself to anyone before – bits of myself to the Lightwoods, to Isabelle and Alec, but it took years to do it – but, Clary, since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely. I still do. If you want me." 

— Cassandra Clare ~City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)

"All that existed was Jace; all she felt, hoped, breathed, wanted, and saw was Jace. Nothing else mattered." 
— Cassandra Clare ~City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)

"We're meant to protect each other, but not from everything. Not from the truth. That's what it means to love someone but let them be themselves." 
— Cassandra Clare ~City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5)

"You're perfect for me,' I whispered in my own language." 
— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Obsidian (Lux, #1)

"She's a stupid-'


'Be careful what you say next.' Daemon's voice was low but carried. 'Because what you don't know and what you can't possibly understand will get a bolt of light in your face.'


My eyes widened, as did pretty much everyone's in the room. Ash swallowed thickly and turned her cheek, letting her blonde hair cover her face. 


'Daemon,' Mr Garrison said, stepping forward. 'Threatening one of your own for her? I didn't expect this from you." 

— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Obsidian (Lux, #1)

"Daemon stilled above me. 'I won't hurt you, Kat.' His tone was softer, but still laced with fury as he tried to control me without doing any real damage. 'I could never hurt you." 

— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Obsidian (Lux, #1)

"If there is anything, there is us. 

You and me. No one else." 
— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Onyx (Lux, #2)

"Say it."
"Say what?"
"Tell me what you told me earlier."
"I love you."
"That's all I ever need to hear."
"Those three words?"
"Always those three words." 
— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Onyx (Lux, #2)

"Air punched out of my lungs. I held her tight, and I knew right then I would burn down the whole universe for her if I had to. I would do anything to keep her safe. Kill. Heal. Die. Anything. Because she was my everything." 
— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Onyx (Lux, #2)

"You and that damn pen.”

“You love it." 
— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Opal (Lux, #3)

"You really shouldn’t trust a soul in this game. Not when everyone has something to gain or lose." 

— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Opal (Lux, #3)

"Daemon spoke in his language. The lyrical quality of his words made no sense to me.

“What did you say?” I asked.


“There’s really no translation for it,” he said, “but the closest human words would be, you are beautiful to me." 

— Jennifer L. Armentrout ~Opal (Lux, #3)

"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb..." he murmured.
I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word.
What a stupid lamb," I sighed.
What a sick, masochistic lion." 
— Stephenie Meyer ~Twilight (Twilight, #1)

"About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him-and I didn’t know how potent that part might be-that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him." 

— Stephenie Meyer ~Twilight (Twilight, #1)

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