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Quotes About Cupid

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Sherrilyn Kenyon
“Cupid, you worthless bastard, I summon you to human form! (Julian)
Gee, I can't imagine why he wouldn't respond to that. (Grace)”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, Fantasy Lover

Edith Hamilton
“Love cannot live where there is no trust.”
Edith Hamilton, Mythology

Mark A. Cooper
“He moved closer to her, his face just inches away from her. They stood motionless. Jason looked deep into her eyes. He tore away her barriers and locked eyes. His nose two inches away, he slightly tilted his face and looked at her lips. She slightly turned her face at the opposite angle.”
Mark A. Cooper, Royal Decree

Rick Riordan
“Oh, did you expect me to play fair?" Cupid laughed. "I am the god of love. I am never fair.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
“Images flashed through his mind. He saw Nico and his sister on a snowy cliff in Maine, Percy Jackson protecting them from a manticore. Percy's sword gleamed in the dark. He'd been the first demigod Nico had ever seen in action.

Later, at Camp Half-Blood, Percy took Nico by the arm, promising to keep his sister Bianca safe. Nico believed him. Nico looked into his sea-green eyes and thought, How can he possibly fail? This is a real hero. He was Nico's favorite game, Mythomagic, brought to life.

Jason saw the moment when Percy returned and told Nico that Bianca was dead. Nico had screamed and called him a liar. He'd felt betrayed, but still... when the skeleton warriors attacked, he couldn't let them harm Percy. Nico had called on the earth to swallow them up, and then he'd run away- terrified of his own powers, and his own emotions.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Jennifer Rardin
“I pictured Cupid sitting in a crappy little bar, drunk and depressed, while he moaned to the bartender, "That Jasmine Parks, gods, she pisses me off! Did you see what she just did? Totally blew off this immortal stud to play kiss-the-boo-boo with a fickle little rent-a-cop. Why? 'Cause she's the biggest chickenshit on the planet! I'm ready to toss my bow and pick up a bazooka!”
Jennifer Rardin, Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Rick Riordan
“Is this guy Love or Death?" Jason growled.

Ask your friends, Cupid said. Frank, Hazel, and Percy met my counterpart, Thanatos. We are not so different. Except Death is sometimes kinder.
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
Love is on every side, Cupid said. And no one's side. Don't ask what Love can do for you.

"Great," Jason said. "Now he's spouting greeting card messages.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
“Nico, you can do this," Jason said. "It might be embarrassing, but it's for the scepter."

Nico didn't look convinced. In fact he looked like he was going to be sick. But he squared his shoulders and nodded. "You're right. I- I'm not afraid of a love god."

Favonius beamed. "Excellent! Would you like a snack before you go?”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Christianity gave Eros poison to drink; he did not die of it, certainly, but degenerated to Vice.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Charles Perrault
“For you know that I myself am a labyrinth, where one easily gets lost.”
Charles Perrault

Kerrelyn Sparks
“Maggie scoffed. "Denial will not save you when Cupid's arrow find its mark."
"If i see Cupid anywhere in the vicinity, I'm ripping his chubby little arms off." Vanda yanked the door open to Romatech.”
Kerrelyn Sparks, Forbidden Nights with a Vampire

“My eyes widened in disbelief," Wow,I never took you as a one night stand, player type of guy, Reece."
"No, idiot."Reece snapped. "I mean, I've never even been with a girl. Ever."
And with that, I died and went to happy land, with rainbow unicorns and—
Wait. Hold up.
"But that means that your first kiss..."
I trailed, not being able to believe this.

"Was with you." Reece finished, looking away, shy all of a sudden”
Hasti Williams, The Bad Boy, Cupid & Me

Tai
“Even Cronus, the Titan who literally had his kids for breakfast, would find these facts hard to swallow.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: Argus' Big Fat Greek Wedding Ring

Tai
“Since my trips to Earth, I've only managed to assemble a few basics facts about humans, condensing them in to four, overall points: kids got Reese's, teens got recess, adults got recessions, and seniors got receding.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: The Miseducation of Mergatroyd, Love god in Training

Tai
“I would have to break the ice with a warm smile that would melt her heart.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: The Miseducation of Mergatroyd, Love god in Training

Jarod Kintz
“I’ll tell you what love is. Love is walking up and down Archer Road in Gainesville, Florida and feeling like Cupid. Too bad the cops took issue with me hitch hiking with a bow and arrow.”
Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

Tai
“…I bet Echo that she couldn't repeat the following line ten times fast:
 
Cupid's Academy counts kissing cousins as completed conquests cause his classes cunningly conspire unconscious couples to copulate and canoodle copiously.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: Argus' Big Fat Greek Wedding Ring

Jarod Kintz
“I can taste one sugar crystal, just like I can feel one Cupid (the metric unit of measurement for love).”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Tai
“She wore an A-line bridal gown with a V-shaped neckline while Apollo playing Bach's Air on the G string.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: Argus' Big Fat Greek Wedding Ring

Tai
“In Poetry class, Professor Sappho teaches us how to compose love ballads. She's a swell teacher and all but I'm not sure I understand her. She's always going on and on about her weekend trips with the other goddesses to the island of Lesbos.”
Tai, Cupid's Academy: The Miseducation of Mergatroyd, Love god in Training

Thomas Bulfinch
“Your arrows may strike all things else, Apollo, but mine shall strike you.”
Thomas Bulfinch, Bulfinch's Mythology

John Wilmot
“Cupid and Bacchus my saints are,
May drink and love still reign,
With wine I wash away my cares,
And then to cunt again.”
John Wilmot, Poems

David Mitchell
“Remember: What Cupid gives, Cupid takes away.”
David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks
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“If Cupid misses the heart, he touches the body fatally. (Si Cupidon rate le cœur, - Il touche mortellement le corps)”
Charles de Leusse

Jarod Kintz
“A brick is a lot like love. I mean, I’m sure it is. It simply must be. However, I can’t think of how at the moment, but that’s natural, because I’m not Cupid. OK, here’s something: A brick has six sides, and love—wait, no, love only has five sides. Damn! A brick is red, and love—is transparent (visually it’s invisible, and truthfully it’s transparent). So color is out, shape is out—which leaves sound. A brick is silent, while love sounds like the hum of an electric generator. After a while, you may not hear it and you think it’s silent, but that’s only because you’re acclimated to it and have tuned it out.
”
Jarod Kintz, A brick and a blanket walk into a bar

Apuleius
“Night fell, and her husband came to bed, and as soon as they had finished kissing and embracing each other, he fell fast asleep. Psyche was not naturally either very strong or very brave, but the cruel power of fate made a virago of her. Holding the carving knife in a murderous grip, she uncovered the lamp and let its light shine on the bed.

At once the secret was revealed. There lay the gentlest and sweetest of all wild creatures, Cupid himself, the beautiful Love-god, and at sight of him the flame of the lamp spurted joyfully up and the knife turned its edge for shame.

Psyche was terrified. She lost all control of her senses, and pale as death, fell trembling to her knees, where she desperately tried to hide the knife by plunging it in her own heart. She would have succeeded, too, had the knife not shrunk from the crime and twisted itself out of her hand.”
Apuleius, Cupid and Psyche

Lenore Kandel
“…love grown dutiful is love grown old
a withered cupid faltering at the bow…”
Lenore Kandel, Collected Poems of Lenore Kandel

Vladimir Nabokov
“[S]urely the Cupid serving him was lefthanded, with a weak chin and no imagination.”
Vladimir Nabokov, Laughter in the Dark

Soroosh Shahrivar
“He had never met a girl who shot an arrow straighter than Cupid did”
Soroosh Shahrivar, The Rise of Shams

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