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“If you’re alive, don’t move, if you’re dead, don’t worry about it.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains
“I have lived for over three hundred years. In that time, the ideal of beauty has changed many times. Large breasts, small, thin, curved, tall, short, they have all been the height of beauty at one time or another. But in all that time, ma petite, I have never desired anyone the way I desire you."
- Jean-Claude”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Killing Dance
“Anything under size five isn't a woman. It's a boy with breasts.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Obsidian Butterfly
“To just let go, and not pick everything to death. To just let go and enjoy what you had. To just let go and not make everybody around you miserable with your own internal dialogue. To just let go and be happy. So simple. So difficult. So terrifying.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams
“You say that like I have a choice. These are the ideas that come to me. These are the ideas that have always come to me. If it can bleed me,eat me, or fuck me, I want to write about it. -L.K. on why she writes about sex and monsters in 'Flirt' Afterword”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Flirt
“Larry is back in town...The wedding is set for October. Tammy is threatening to have me in the wedding. Some friends they are.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Cerulean Sins
“What was I supposed to say?.....did I tell them the Master had the hots for me, so I'd probably be okay? -Anita”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“There are only two things you can do when you're dressed like Barbie Does Bondage; you can be embarrassed or you can be aggressive. Guess what my choice was.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Killing Dance
“You're up to something," I said.
He turned, eyes wide, long fingers pressed to his heart. "Moi?"
"Yeah, you,”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Bloody Bones
“That's what you get for telling the truth. Someone calls you a liar. Most people will accept a likely lie to an unlikely truth. In fact, they prefer it.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“Oh, ma petite, you are growing gargantuan."

I looked at him and it was not a friendly look. "Never tease a woman about her weight, Jean-Claude. At least not an American twentieth-century one."

He Spread his hands wide. "My deepest apologies."

"When you apologize, try not to smile at the same time. It ruins the effect.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Burnt Offerings
“Sometimes the greatest wounds are the ones we try the hardest not to inflict.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains
“How could you love someone and not want them to be happy?”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Danse Macabre
“Most women complain that there are no single, straight men left. I’d just like to meet one who’s human.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“I watched her fade, but I loved her always. Because it was her love that made me real, Merry. Not faerie, not wild magic, but the magic of love. I thought I was giving up what life I had to save Rose, but the consort had asked if I would give up everything I was, and I did. I became what she needed me to be. When I realized that I would not age with her I wept, because I could not imagine being without her."

He came to his knees and put his hands on my arms, and stared down into my face. "I will love you always. When this red hair is white, I will still love you. When the smooth softness of youth is replaced by the delicate softness of age, I will still want to touch your skin. When your face is full of the lines of every smile you have ever smiled, of every surprise I have seen flash through your eyes, when every tear you have ever cried has left its mark upon your face, I will treasure you all the more, because I was there to see it all. I will share your life with you, Meredith, and I will love you until the last breath leaves your body or mine”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Lick of Frost
“Maybe you’re not willing to give up a lover who’s colder than you are. ”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains
“When in doubt, shut the fuck up.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Skin Trade
“I just love dealing with people whose idea of sometimes is every thousand years,” I said.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Kiss of Shadows
“He said,'Trust yourself, mon ami. You are not your friend with his so-sad tale. And Anita is not human. Through us she is more than that. Both of us huddle around her humanity like it is the last candle flame in a world of darkness. But by our very love, we make her less human, and more.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Blue Moon
“I never said I was consistent.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“I decided not to answer on the grounds that I might piss someone off.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Laughing Corpse
“It was like noticing the sun. You couldn't help but see it, to turn to face the heat of it, to bask in the glory of it. But often when the sun is high in the sky, the moon is up there, too. A dim memory of what she will be in the night, but there, nonetheless, dim and misty, hard and white. At night, there is only the moon, the sun is nowhere to be seen. There are no distractions when the moon rules the sky.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Cerulean Sins
“Zerbrowski said, "Try not. Do. Or do not. There is no try."
It took me a second to realize that he had just quoted Star Wars to me. It made me smile, and in that moment I loved him, just for that.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Kiss the Dead
“You fight so hard, so long, to cut someone out of your heart, but it’s not always your heart that betrays you.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams
“No such thing as a hard woman, Memphis,just soft men. With that, I turned, and the others followed me.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Skin Trade
“Once upon a time wasn't as long ago as it used to be.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss
“I cannot do it. I cannot bear it. I cannot go back to what I was here. I cannot stand at her side and watch another take her. I am not that strong or that good.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Stroke of Midnight
“Everything I needed was in my car, even the chickens”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Guilty Pleasures
“Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,” he said, “That from the nunnery, Of they chaste breast and quiet mind.”
I looked up at him, and said the next line, “To war and arms I fly.”
“True, a new mistress now I chase,” he said.
“The first foe in the field,” I said, and let him draw me closer.
“And with a stronger faith embrace,” he said.
“A sword, a horse, a shield.” And the last word was whispered against his chest, still looking up into those eyes, searching his face.
“Yet this inconstancy is such, As thou too shalt adore,” he whispered against my hair.
I finished the poem with my face pressed against his chest, listening to the beat of his heart, that truly beat with my blood. “I could not love thee, dear, so much, Loved I not honor more.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams
“In chains and darkness, wherefore should I stay, And mourn in prison, while I keep the key.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Harlequin


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