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“More than life, more than honor, I love thee."

More than any crown or throne or title, I love thee. More than any power in faerie, I love thee.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“They say not to look back, but if you’re not sure what lies ahead, what else is there but looking back?”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Kiss of Shadows
“That was the problem with loving people: it made you weak. It made you need them. It made the thought of not having them the worst thing in the world.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Flirt
“I know who and what I am. I am the Executioner, and I don't date vampires. I kill them.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“If you’re alive, don’t move, if you’re dead, don’t worry about it.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains
“I decided not to answer on the grounds that I might piss someone off.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, The Laughing Corpse
“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
“I just love dealing with people whose idea of sometimes is every thousand years,” I said.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Kiss of Shadows
“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
“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
“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
“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
“When in doubt, shut the fuck up.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Skin Trade
“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
“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
“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
“I never said I was consistent.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“Most women complain that there are no single, straight men left. I’d just like to meet one who’s human.”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“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
“And your excuse?' I asked.
'I'm a sociopath; I don't have to be nice,' Nicky said.
I gave him a look.
'You're mad at him.I can feel it; which means I really don't have to be nice to him.'
'I thought you were friends.'
'What part of sociopath didn't you understand?' he asked.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Affliction
“If you have a choice between extra makeup or extra weapons always take the weapons. Just the fact that you're debating between those two choices proves that you're going to need the weapons more.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, A Kiss of Shadows
“Maybe you’re not willing to give up a lover who’s colder than you are. ”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Narcissus in Chains
“I am the Executioner. Murder someone in my town, and I’m the one that you get to see. Once.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Incubus Dreams
“Pretend I asked, now answer the question...”
Laurell K. Hamilton
“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
“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
“True love means you love the real person, not an ideal that you have in your head and superimpose over them. That's illusion and lies to me.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Affliction
“They be crazier than we are.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Blue Moon

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