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Quotes About Divergent Series

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Veronica Roth
“You're not very nice," I say, grinning.
"You're one to talk."
"Hey, I could be nice if I tried."
"Hmm." He taps his chin. "Say something nice, then."
"You're very good-looking."
He smiles, his teeth a flash in this dark. "I like this 'nice' thing.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“Today you will choose your factions. Until this point you have followed your parents’ paths, your parents’ rules. Today you will find your own path, make your own rules.”
Veronica Roth, The Transfer

“You know what mom told me once? She said that everyone has some evil inside them, and the first step to loving anyone is to recognize the same evil in ourselves, so we're able to forgive them.”
Veronic Roth

Veronica Roth
“I was beginning to feel that I had finally found a place to stay, a place that was not so unstable or corrupt or controlling that I could actually belong there. You would think that I would have learned by now—such a place does not exist.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“I don't have the right word for how she looks, but even now, with parts of her face swollen and discolored, there's something striking about her, something I haven't seen before.
In that moment I'm able to accept the inevitability of how I feel, though not with joy. I need to talk to someone. I need to trust someone. And for whatever reason, I know, I know it's her.
I'll have to start by telling her my name.”
Veronica Roth, Four: A Divergent Story Collection

Veronica Roth
“I laugh, and it’s laughter, not light, that casts out the darkness building within me, that reminds me I am still alive, even in this strange place where
everything I’ve ever known is coming apart. I know some things—I know that I’m not alone, that I have friends, that I’m in love. I know where I came from. I know that I don’t want to die, and for me, that’s something—more than I could have said a few weeks ago.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“He wraps his arms around me and holds me tight for a few seconds. His
breaths tickle my ear, and I close my eyes, letting myself finally relax. He
smells like wind and sweat and soap, like Tobias and like safety.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“Stupid. Why do people want to pretend
that death is sleep? It isn’t. It isn’t”
Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth
“It’s getting more difficult to be wise,” he says, laughing into my ear.
I smile at him. “I think that’s how it’s
supposed to be.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“I feel uneasy. It's not often that you encounter the real person behind a good-natured mask, the darkest parts of someone. It's not comfortable when you do.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“It happened. It was awful. You aren't perfect. That's all there is. Don't confuse your grief with guilt."
We stay in the silence and the loneliness of the otherwise empty dormitory for a few more minutes, and I try to let her words work themselves into me.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“It’s not about Al,” I snap. “It’s about everyone watching! Everyone who now sees
hurling themselves into the chasm as a viable option. I mean, why not do it if everyone
calls you a hero afterward? Why not do it if everyone will remember your name? It’s…I
can’t…”
Veronica Roth, Divergent

Veronica Roth
“Sometimes I feel like we are the same, but sometimes, like right now, I feel the separation between our personalities like I've just run into a wall.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“The tiles in the Merciless Mart are always black and white, and here they are in a checkered pattern. If I unfocus my eyes, I see exactly what the Candor don’t believe in—gray.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“He must have stood there for a long time, making a list of all the terrible things he had done—almost killinng me was one of those thingss—and another list of all the good, heroic, brave things he had not done, and then decided that he was tired. Tired, not just of living, but of existing. Tired of being Al.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“If someone offers you an opportunity to get closer to your enemy, you always take it. I know that without having learned it from anyone.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“I like to hurt people too. I can make the cruelest choice. The difference is, sometimes I don't, and you always do, and that makes you evil.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“I wonder if that fear still creeps up on her now though she worked so hard to face it—I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“Death could not erase her, she is permanent.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“What's your name."
"Um......" I don't know why I hesitate, but Betrise just doesn't sound right anymore. I have a chance to be remade here. A new fraction, a new name.
"Tris," I say firmly.
"Welcome to dauntless," he says to me.”
Veronica Roth, Divergent

Veronica Roth
“Sometimes people just want to be happy, even if it’s not real.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“The steps were crowded with bodies then. Now they are clean and cool, like nothing ever happened here.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“The minutes I had left with him fall away like dead leaves pulled from branches.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“A husband should not discipline his wife, Johanna says.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“I don't know, I guess I agree with them. That if everyone would just keep learning about the world around them, they would have far fewer problems.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“We move closer together like sections of a tightened shoelace”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“Officially, of course, we're all to be treated the same, yes? But that is rarely put into practice.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

“I have realized that part of being a Dauntless is being willing to make things more difficult for yourself in order to be self-sufficient.”
Tris Prior

Veronica Roth
“I prefer to look at it another way-which is that if they are persistent enough, even tiny drops of water, over time, can change the rock forever. And it will never change back.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

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