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“I can still kick your pony-lovin' butt with twice this much pain."
Thomas shrugged, "I do love ponies. Wish I could eat one right now.”
James Dashner
“I just...feel like I need to save everyone. To redeem myself.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“What's going on?" Newt asked, looking back and forth between Thomas and Aris. "Why're you guys looking at each other like you just fell in love?”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“Minho snickered and leaned back in his chair. “Man, you are one butt-load of sunshine, let me tell you.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“I sent a lot of publishing ideas to my publisher, about 30 of them. Each time except 3, i got a "rejection letter". This is basically what a rejection letter is like:

Hello Pathetic Moron,

We read your book. It sucked. Don't send us another one. If you do, we will run over your grandmother with a bus. Don't Do It.

From, Your Publisher”
James Dashner
“I was just kidding, shuck-face," Minho said. "Let's all go over there. She could have an army of psycho girl ninjas hiding in that shack of hers."

"Psycho girl ninjas?" Newt repeated, his voice showing he was surprised, if not annoyed, by Minho's additude.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“He turned to look just in time to see the rain start falling out as if the storm had finally decided to weep with shame for what it had done to them.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“He whipped out his sheet, then pulled it over himself and wrapped it tightly around his face like an old woman in a shawl.
'How do I look?'
'Like the ugliest shanky girl I’ve ever seen,' Minho responded. 'You better thank the gods above you were born a dude.'
'Thanks.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“She smiled for the first time, and he almost had to look away, as if something that nice didn’t belong in such a glum and gray place, as if he had no right to look at her expression.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“If you're going to decipher a hidden code from a complex set of different mazes, I'm pretty sure you need a girl's brain running the show.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“Hunger.
It's like an animal trapped inside you, Thomas thought.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“Didn't know you could measure distance so well with nothing but you bloody eyeballs”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“Thank you for being my friends”
James Dashner, The Death Cure
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“All the same, Thomas now had a plan. As bad as it was, he had a plan.
They needed more clues about the code. They needed MEMORIES.
So he was going to get stung by a Griever. Go through the Changing. On purpose.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“He pulled the envelope out of his pocket and ripped it open, then took out the slip of paper. The soft lights that ringed the mirror lit up the message in a warm glow. It was two short sentences:

" KILL ME. IF YOU'VE EVER BEEN MY FRIEND, KILL ME. ”
James Dashner, The Death Cure
“Too bad we don't have a flashlight."
"Thanks for stating the obvious, Mr. Thomas," Minho replied.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“He didn't care about the others anymore. The chaos around him seemed to siphon away his humanity, turn him into an animal. All he wanted was to survive, make it to that building, get inside. Live. Gain another day.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“She paused. That's just my way of saying I would've killed you if you'd died.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“Ah, my Knight in Shining Armor. What, you don't think I can fend for myself?”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“They called you the Glue"
"The Glue?"
"Yeah. Probably because you're kind of the glue that holds us all together”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“I didn't do anyting wrong. All I know is I saw two people struggling to get inside these walls and they [Minho and Alby] couldn't make it. To ignore that because of some stupid rule seemed selfish, cowardly, and... well, stupid. If you want to throw me in jail for trying to save someone's [Alby] life, then go ahead. Next time I promise I'll point at them and laugh, then go eat some of Frypan's dinner. -Thomas”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“Can you do that?” Thomas asked.
“Huh?”
“Kill someone three times.”
“I’d figure out a way.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“Shouldn't someone give a pep talk or something?' Minho asked...
"Go ahead," Newt replied.
Minho nodded and faced the crowd. 'Be careful,' he said dryly. 'Don't die.'
Thomas would have laughed if he could, but he was too scared for it to come out.
'Great. We're all bloody inspired,' Newt answered.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“Tonight, they’d make their stand, once and for all.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“So let's say our bloody goodbyes, and then you can promise to remember me from my good old days.
"I can't do that," Minho said.”
James Dashner, The Death Cure
“...You'd think the little part about them supposedly killing us would be the attention getter.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“Rose took my nose, I suppose,” he repeated; the bubble of phlegm in his throat made a disgusting crackle. “And it really blows.”
James Dashner, The Scorch Trials
“And you, Tommy” the boy said, lowering his voice. “You’ve got a lot of nerve coming here and asking me to leave with you. A lot of bloody nerve. The sight of you makes me sick”
James Dashner, The Death Cure
“sometimes you don't look very hard for things you don't believe will or can happen.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner
“You’re disgusting when you eat,” Chuck said, sitting on the bench next to him. “It’s like watching a starving pig eat his own klunk.”
James Dashner, The Maze Runner


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