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Quotes About Champion

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Marie Lu
“Sometimes, the sun sets earlier. Days don’t last forever, you know. But I’ll fight as hard as I can. I can promise you that.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“I’ve been searching a long time for something I think I lost.
I felt like I found something when I saw you back there.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“I hope,” he replies softly, “to get to know you again. If you are open to it. There is a fog around you that I would like to clear away.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“Day just smiles at me, an expression so sad that it breaks through my numbness, and I begin to cry. Those bright blue eyes. Before me is the boy who has bandaged my wounds on the streets of Lake, who has guarded his family with every bone in his body, who has stayed by my side in spite of everything, the boy of light and laughter and life, of grief and fury and passion, the boy whose fate is intertwined with mine, forever and always.

"I love you," he whispers. "Can you stay awhile?”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“We can heal. Perhaps we can return to that same place we once stood, when we were both young and innocent.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“June laughs. "I have to say, you look better than most people I see. I've heard a lot about you."

"I hear about you a lot too," Eden replies in a rush, "mostly from Daniel. He thinks you're really hot.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“Now, as we stand three feet apart and stare at each other, I feel the full distance that comes with spending so much time apart, a moment filled with the electricity of a first meeting and the uncertainty of strangers.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“I took an oath June. I am still bound by that oath. I will die with honor for sacrificing everything I have-everything-for my country.. And yet, Day is a legend, while I am to be executed." His voice finally breaks with all his anger and inner torment, the injustice he feels. "It makes no sense."
I stand up. Behind me, guards move toward the cell door. "You're wrong," I say sadly. "It makes perfect sense."
"Why?"
"Because Day chose to walk in the light." I turn my back on him for the last time. The door opens; the cell's bars make way for the hall, a new rotation of prison guards, freedom. "And so did Metias.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Jarod Kintz
“When two people are cuddled close, they can really warm up one burrito. It may take all night, but I like my cheese melted. #CuddleChampion”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Marie Lu
“I reach out to touch one of the walls, imagining that I can feel his life and warmth through it, and I look around again, up toward the rooftops and then all the way to the night sky where a few faint stars can be seen, and there I think I really can see him. I can feel his presence here in every stone he has touched, every person he has lifted up, every street and alley and city that he has changed in the few years of his life, because he is the Republic, he is our light, and I love you, I love you, until the day we meet again I will hold you in my heart and protect you there, grieving what we never had, cherishing what we did. I wish you were here. I love you, always.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Marie Lu
“Clouds suit my mood just fine.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Mia Hamm
“I am a member of the team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”
Mia Hamm

Jarod Kintz
“I have the heart of a lion, and the circulatory system of a lamb.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Tim Fargo
“Opportunity doesn't make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.”
Tim Fargo

“Greatness, whether athletic or otherwise, doesn’t come from those content on just being but from those who seek being the difference.”
Kirk Mango

Jarod Kintz
“I’m too two for my taste. I want to be more one, more of a winner. If I start thinking like a champion, maybe I’ll start cheating like one.”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Thomas Jefferson
“Nothing was or is farther from my intentions, than to enlist myself as the champion of a fixed opinion, where I have only expressed doubt.”
Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. We were both in the finals at the World Cuddling Championships, and my partner was my cat, Cap’n “The Sweetness” Kintz, and yours was a Teddy Bear named Teddy. While Teddy’s body could be manipulated in ways that would earn you style points with the judges, he was lacking the personality of a person, which The Sweetness certainly has. In the end we won, partly because we were better cuddlers, but mostly because I bribed the judges.”
Jarod Kintz, We Had A #Dream About You

Crystal Woods
“You either learn to play hard ball or you become the ball.”
Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading 2

Jarod Kintz
“I like grape juice. Fermented grape juice—wine. It’s the drink of choice for champions. I know because I asked a bunch of winners.”
Jarod Kintz, Xazaqazax

Jarod Kintz
“This morning I ate a hamburger for breakfast, and then wept like a baby into an open jar of mayonnaise. I guess that’s just the champion in me.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances.The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”
Kirk Mango

Jarod Kintz
“I need a water/glory mix of 2:1. That’d make me piss like a champion.”
Jarod Kintz, $3.33

Jarod Kintz
“I once went toe to toe with an international thumb war champion.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“You must overcome failure to succeed, and champions know how to lose. That’s why I don’t need to win to know that I’m a champion.”
Jarod Kintz, Whenever You're Gone, I'm Here For You

Jarod Kintz
“An award would be more prestigious if it came with a supplemental income for a year, so you could focus on repeating your title.”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Jarod Kintz
“Give me 10 pins and a hardwood lane, and I’ll bowl. Just as long as that bowl is full of spaghetti. I’ll always be a champion, when I’m the only one in the competition.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“I didn’t win a championship, but I did pop some champagne bottles—and a few locks. Why bother training when you can just steal the trophy?”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Beatriz Fitzgerald Fernandez
“Hers is a timeless life weaving through other longer lives like a flash of lightning in a clouded evening sky.”
Beatriz Fitzgerald Fernandez, Shining from a Different Firmament

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