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  • #1
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

  • #2
    “It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it.”
    Maurice Switzer

  • #3
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #4
    Louisa May Alcott
    “Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.”
    Louisa May Alcott

  • #5
    Karen Marie Moning
    “She understood now why her friend Elizabeth, with her near-genius, analytical mind gave wide berth to murder mysteries, psychological thrillers, and horror stories, and read only romance novels. Because, by God, when a woman picked up one of those steamy books, she had a firm guarantee that there would be a Happily-Ever-After. That though the world outside those covers could bring such sorrow and disappointment and loneliness, between those covers, the world was a splendid place to be.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Darkfever

  • #6
    Linda Howard
    “Do you want to know why men name their penis? So the most important decisions in their life aren't made by a stranger.”
    Linda Howard, After the Night

  • #7
    Linda Howard
    “I'm not holding you against your will; I'm holding you against your car.”
    Linda Howard, Mr. Perfect

  • #8
    Karen Marie Moning
    “If aught must be lost, ‘twill be my honor for yours. If one must be forsaken, ‘twill be my soul for yours. Should death come anon, ‘twill be my life for yours. I am Given.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Kiss of the Highlander

  • #9
    Karen Marie Moning
    “The kiss....was not meant to seduce, it was meant to mark a woman's soul.

    Karen Marie Moning, The Dark Highlander

  • #10
    Karen Marie Moning
    “The entire time I'm burning in Hell, I'll regret each tear I made you weep. But if Hell were the price for twenty days with you, I'd condemn myself again and again.

    - Cian MacKeltar ”
    Karen Marie Moning, Spell of the Highlander

  • #11
    Karen Marie Moning
    “Good night, Lisa. Sleep with the angels."
    Her eyes stung from quick tears. It had been her mother's nightly benediction: Sleep with the angels. But then he added words her mother never had: "Then come back to earth and sleep with your devil, who would burn in hell for one night in your arms.”
    Karen Marie Moning, The Highlander's Touch

  • #12
    Karen Marie Moning
    “I was about to look away when he reached across the seat, touched my jaw with his long, strong, beautiful fingers, and caressed my face.
    Being touched by Jericho Barrons with kindness makes you feel like you must be the most special person in the world. It’s like walking up to the biggest, most savage lion in the jungle, lying down, placing your head it its mouth and, rather than taking your life, it licks you and purrs.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

  • #13
    Patricia Briggs
    “Mine, ... Mine is what she is. ”
    Patricia Briggs, Silver Borne

  • #14
    Sherrilyn Kenyon
    “Just because you can doesn't mean you should.”
    Sherrilyn Kenyon

  • #15
    L.M. Montgomery
    “Anne laughed.

    "I don't want sunbursts or marble halls, I just want you.”
    L.M. Montgomery, Anne of the Island
    tags: love

  • #16
    J.R. Ward
    “The front door flew open, and Mary shot out of the house, jumping off the porch, not even bothering with the steps to the ground. She ran over the frost-laden grass in her bare feet and threw herself at him, grabbing on to his neck with both arms. She held him so tightly his spine cracked.

    She was sobbing. Bawling. Crying so hard her whole body was shaking.

    He didn't ask any questions, just wrapped himself around her.

    I'm not okay," she said hoarsely between breaths. "Rhage...I'm not okay.”
    J.R. Ward, Lover Eternal

  • #17
    Julie Garwood
    “Lady Madelyne had sealed her own fate. She'd warmed his feet.”
    Julie Garwood, Honor's Splendour

  • #18
    Pamela Clare
    “Her gaze met his, her green eyes glazed and filled with shadows. "I-Iain?"
    Iain understood those shadows only too well. She was in shock. She had witnessed the full horror of war. Worse, she had killed a man. Like a young soldier after his first battle, she was struggling to cope. 'Twas an anguish no woman should have to bear.
    His rage broke like the tide against the shore, and before he could think, he pulled her hard against him, held her, stroked her hair. "You foolish, brave woman! Why do you no' obey me?"
    "What the bloody hell is he doin'?" Connor asked from somewhere behind them.
    Morgan answered, "I think he's punishin' her."
    "If he tries this on the men, they'll mutiny.”
    Pamela Clare, Surrender

  • #19
    Pamela Clare
    “She reached up, held his face between her palms. "How can I help but fret? You live wi' death on your heels."
    "For your sake, lass, I promise to stay one step ahead.”
    Pamela Clare, Surrender

  • #20
    Nalini Singh
    “Tell me something, Raphael?"
    He was already turning, heading to the door. "What is it you'd like to know, Guild Hunter?"
    She hid her smile at his slip. "What do I call you? Husband? Mate? Boyfriend?"
    Stopping with his hand on the doorknob, he shot her an inscrutable look. "You can call me 'Master'.”
    Nalini Singh, Archangel's Kiss

  • #21
    Nalini Singh
    “He wanted to give me a blade? What's wrong with that?”

    “Blades,” he whispered, “and sheaths go together. And your sheath will only ever hold my blade.”
    Nalini Singh, Archangel's Kiss

  • #22
    Nalini Singh
    “You are mine, Elena. If you choose to sleep in another bed, I will simply pick you up and bring you home.”
    Nalini Singh, Archangel's Consort

  • #23
    “Sissy Mae Smith...stumbled into the room loaded down with even more bags. "You pack like a woman," she snarled when she finally dropped the luggage to the floor. "How can one man have so much conditioner?"

    His mouth filled with French toast, Mitch pointed at his hair and snarled, "Tawny mane! Do you think this shit stays this beautiful on its own? It needs care and love! Which is more than I'm getting from you!”
    Shelly Laurenston, The Mane Squeeze

  • #24
    Karen Marie Moning
    “One day you will kiss a man you can't breathe without, and find that breath is of little consequence.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Bloodfever

  • #25
    Jeaniene Frost
    “She's my kitten, and no one else's.”
    Jeaniene Frost, One Foot in the Grave

  • #26
    Jeaniene Frost
    “Lucifer's bouncing balls, Kitten, not again!”
    Jeaniene Frost, Halfway to the Grave

  • #27
    Karen Marie Moning
    “Unpredictable as a hungry lion, he might be feared by everyone else, but he never ripped out my throat, only licked me, and, if his tongue was a little rough sometimes, it was worth it to walk beside the king of the jungle.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever

  • #28
    Karen Marie Moning
    “He pulls me around and kisses me. "You're Mac," he says. "And I'm Jericho. And nothing else matters. Never will. You exist in a place that is beyond all rules for me. Do you understand that?"
    I do.
    Jericho Barrons just told me he loves me.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever

  • #29
    Karen Marie Moning
    “They'll try to kill you."
    "Good thing I'm hard to kill." Only one thing concerned me. "Will you?"
    "Never. I'm the one who will always watch over you. Always be there to fuck you back to your senses when you need it, the one who will never let you die.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever
    tags: jzb, mac

  • #30
    Karen Marie Moning
    “I didn’t ask. Some things are better left unsaid.
    He looked at me and I shivered. I never get enough of him.
    Never will.
    He lives.
    I breathe.
    I want. Him. Always.
    Fire to my ice. Ice to my fever.
    Later we would go to bed, and when he rose over me, dark and vast and eternal, I’d know joy.”
    Karen Marie Moning, Shadowfever

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