Friday, September 26, 2014

Inspiring/Truthful Quotes




“What is infinite? The universe and the greed of men.” 
-Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

“Weakness is a guise. Wear it when they need to know you're human, but never when you feel it.” 
-Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

“Beauty was your armor. Fragile stuff, all show. But what's inside you? That's steel. It's brave and unbreakable. And it doesn't need fixing.”
-Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

“Na razrusha'ya. I am not ruined. E'ya razrushost. I am ruination.” 
-Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo


"Look not at the greatness of the evil past, but the greatness of the good to follow."
-Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer

"Defiance of the way things are is the only way to embrace what's coming."
-Defiance by Shelly Crane


"Dying isn't the hardest thing you'll ever do-it's living. There are many choices that determine the direction of your life, but death only has one outcome."
-Sterling by Dannika Dark

"I think you know better than anyone that it is not the easy road that makes us capable of great things. It is the hard journey that leads to a greater destiny, You can never rise if you never have anything to rise above."
-Sterling by Dannika Dark

"Fate brought us together for a reason; there are no accidents. Everything that happens in our lives lead us to a greater destiny, even if we don't always understand the purpose."
-Twist by Dannika Dark

"But you've got to learn how to live your own life and don't worry about what the Clann thinks, or what the vampire council thinks, or what anybody says about you. None of this changes who you are inside. That's only up to you and what you choose."
-Crave by Melissa Darnell




“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.” 
-The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

“Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.” 
-The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

“That’s part of what I like about the book in some ways. It portrays death truthfully. You die in the middle of your life, in the middle of a sentence”
-The Fault In Our Stars by John Green


“We have to face difficulties to find out what our true strengths are. How we come back from failure is a very valuable test.”
-Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins

“It doesn't matter what we are. It matters what we do.”
-The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

“Regrets are only felt by those who do not understand life's purpose.”
-Tiger's Voyage by Colleen Houck





"The only limits of tomorrow are the doubts we have today."
-The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

"Never lose faith in yourself, and never lose hope; remember even when this world throws its worst and then turns its back, there is still always hope."
-The Power of Six by Pittacus Lore

"Every day means a new 24 hours. Each day means everything's possible again. You live in the moment , you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time."
-Legend by Marie Lu


“Libraries were full of ideas–perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.” 
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

“Sometimes, the wicked will tell us things just to confuse us–to haunt our thoughts long after we've faced them.” 
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

“You could rattle the stars," she whispered. "You could do anything, if only you dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.” 
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

“We all bear scars,... Mine just happen to be more visible than most.” 
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

“Still, the image haunted his dreams throughout the night: a lovely girl gazing at the stars, and the stars who gazed back.” 
-Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

“I spent my life folded between the pages of books.
In the absence of human relationships I formed bonds with paper characters. I lived love and loss through stories threaded in history; I experienced adolescence by association. My world is one interwoven web of words, stringing limb to limb, bone to sinew, thoughts and images all together. I am a being comprised of letters, a character created by sentences, a figment of imagination formed through fiction.” 
-Tahereh Mafi, Shatter Me

“Books are easily destroyed. But words will live as long as people can remember them.” 
-Tahereh Mafi, Unravel Me

“Words, I think, are such unpredictable creatures.
No gun, no sword, no army or king will ever be more powerful than a sentence. Swords may cut and kill, but words will stab and stay, burying themselves in our bones to become corpses we carry into the future, all the time digging and failing to rip their skeletons from our flesh.” 
-Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

“I’m not sure. But there’s something about the darkness, the stillness of this hour, I think, that creates a language of its own. There’s a strange kind of freedom in the dark; a terrifying vulnerability we allow ourselves at exactly the wrong moment, tricked by the darkness into thinking it will keep our secrets. We forget that the blackness is not a blanket; we forget that the sun will soon rise. But in the moment, at least, we feel brave enough to say things we’d never say in the light.” 
-Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

"Sometimes the greatest tests of our strength are situations that don't seem so obviously dangerous. Sometimes surviving is the hardest thing of all."
-Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead

"Don't worry now about what you can't change. Rest when you can so you'll be ready for tomorrow's battles."
-Last Sacrifice by Richelle Mead

"The brave may not live forever, but the cautious never live at all."
-Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton


"Everyone gets scared at times. It's only the fools who won't admit it."
-The Runaway King by Jennifer Nielsen

“A person can be educated and still be stupid, and a wise man can have no education at all.” -The Runaway King by Jennifer Nielsen





“I suppose a fire that burns that bright is not meant to last.” 
-Allegiant by Veronica Roth

“She taught me all about real sacrifice. That it should be done from love... That it should be done from necessity, not without exhausting all other options. That it should be done for people who need your strength because they don't have enough of their own.” 
-Allegiant by Veronica Roth

“I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.” 
-Allegiant by Veronica Roth

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” 
-Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling


"But we've all done things we're not proud of. And we just have to live with it and move on. Our mistakes don't define us, it's what we do afterward how we grow that makes us who we are."
-The Promise by Jessica Sorensen

"Because people fear those who are different. And fear can make people do stupid things." 
-Darkness Falls by Jessica Sorensen


“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there's no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.”
-Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

“Brimstone once told me that to stay true in the face of evil is a feat of strength.”
-Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor







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