Quotes About Intrigue

Quotes tagged as "intrigue" (showing 1-30 of 52)
Jeremy Aldana
“I am intrigued by the smile upon your face, and the sadness within your eyes”
Jeremy Aldana

Anaïs Nin
“He was now in that state of fire that she loved. She wanted to be burnt.”
Anaïs Nin, Delta of Venus

Deb Caletti
“Let me tell you, you either have chemistry or you don't, and you better have it, or it's like kissing some relative. But chemistry, listen to me, you got to be careful. Chemistry is like those perfume ads, the ones that look so interesting and mysterious but you dont even know at first what they're even selling. Or those menues without the prices. Mystery and intrigue are gonna cost you. Great looking might mean something ve-ry expensive, and I don't mean money. What I'm saying is, chemistry is a place to start, not an end point.”
Deb Caletti, The Secret Life of Prince Charming

Jandy Nelson
“How can the word love, the word life, even fit in the mouth?”
Jandy Nelson, The Sky Is Everywhere

Ellen Brazer
“Some people like the Jews, and some do not. But no thoughtful man can deny the fact that they are, beyond any question, the most formidable and most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.
— Winston S. Churchill”
Ellen Brazer, Clouds Across the Sun

Criss Jami
“We men are fascinated by the things we don't really understand. It gives us something to think and talk about: like females, they drive us nuts.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Megan Whalen Turner
“Would you like to hear more romance of the evening? He told me that the Guard should be reduced by half, and I threw an ink jar at his head."
"Is that when he cried?"
"He ducked," Attolia said dryly.
Grown more confident of the queen's humor, Relius said, "I had not pictured you for a fishwife."
"Lo, the transforming power of love.”
Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia

Tom  Barry
“A hard man is nice to find”
Tom Barry, When the Siren Calls

Aristophanes
“Look at the orators in our republics; as long as they are poor, both state and people can only praise their uprightness; but once they are fattened on the public funds, they conceive a hatred for justice, plan intrigues against the people and attack the democracy.”
Aristophanes, Plutus

Criss Jami
“It's a good sign but rare instance when, in a relationship, you find that the more you learn about the other person, the more you continue to desire them. A sturdy bond delights in that degree of youthful intrigue. Love loves its youth.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Vannessa Anderson
"One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a woman’s selfhood and her dreams."

Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer

Vannessa Anderson

Arthur Conan Doyle
“To his eyes all seemed beautiful, but to me a tinge of melancholy lay upon the countryside, which bore so clearly the mark of the waning year, Yellow leaves carpeted the lanes and fluttered down upon us as we passed, The rattle of our wheels died away as we drove through drifts of rotting vegetation--sad gifts, as it seemed to me, for Nature to throw before the carriage of the returning heir of the Baskervilles.”
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles

Deanna Raybourn
“You are curious and quick, you have a deft mind, and for some unaccountable reason, people tell you things -- useful things.”
Deanna Raybourn

Amaka Imani Nkosazana
“I Love You! Three words that mean nothing if not followed through with actions. It seems to be more relevant in the terms of showing verses saying. Anyone can say it, because there are different kinds of love. But, few are willing to actually show it. Saying is one thing. Living proof is another.”
Amaka Imani Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

Flint Ory
“The little red figure on my right shoulder asked me what I was doing. The little white figure on my left asked me the same. Both were, for this unique and solitary moment, in unison.”
Flint Ory, Saving Seven

“Perhaps the habit of intrigue is catching--in the air or the walls. Like secret passages, only in the mind.”
Susan Kenney, Garden of Malice

Roy Baron
“I would rather have 10,000 stories than 10,000 in my bank account @myhumancompass Roy ('Backpack') Baron author of Looking Glass Shattered.”
Roy Baron, Looking Glass Shattered: Cubicle Commando to Constitutional Conservative Leader

Brandon Sanderson
“Besides, just because they wore frills and makeup didn't mean they weren't dangerous[...]”
Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages

Darryl Steven Markowitz
“My daughter, people are only used to seeing the glorified in a story, because a story is only a tiny, tiny piece of a person’s life. Legends, sacred writings, they’re all like that. But I assure you, dear child, every one of those people up there on that wall felt like, thought like, and suffered like you!”
Darryl Steven Markowitz, The Sacrificial Wood

Darryl Steven Markowitz
“It seemed that for every evil they defeated, worse took its place, but Vaughn banished the thought that this all might be a cruel game, a hoax played on the… ''No! I know what true Goodness, true Life, true Love is. Besides, this is too miserable to be a game…unless demons…NO! Besides, even if I was some kind of pawn, well, then this game piece would rebel!”
Darryl Steven Markowitz, The Dead Forest

Elizabeth Heiter
“He also had deep brown eyes, light brown skin and an infectious grin, even in the middle of a grueling SWAT workout. In short, exactly her type. If only he wasn't a teammate, making him off-limits. And if only she didn't have baggage from her past that weighed more than he did.”
Elizabeth Heiter, SWAT Secret Admirer

Lauren DeStefano
“I am intrigued. I am fearless.”
Lauren DeStefano, Wither

Elizabeth Heiter
“The instant Isabella Cortez left the safety of the FBI building, goose bumps skittered across her skin and her senses went on high alert.”
Elizabeth Heiter, Disarming Detective

Elizabeth Heiter
“Nine people had died today. And it didn't matter what the FBI had thought of her actions. Her career as a negotiator had ended before it had even begun.”
Elizabeth Heiter, Seduced by the Sniper

Marcha A. Fox
“The chamber grew suddenly silent, the only other person with first-hand knowledge of the matter staring pensively at the floor.”
Marcha A. Fox, A Psilent Place Below

“This formidable officine dates from Peter the Great, who formed it in 1697...its historic origins must, however, be looked for much earlier; one finds them in the byzantine traditions and in the operations of the Tartar domination...espionage, delation, torture, and secret executions were the normal and regulating instruments of the |||||||| police.”
Maurice Paléologue

Richard Trevae
“Recent global challenges suggest the themes in "The RISING SEDITION" foreshadow fiction becoming reality!! RT”
Richard Trevae

Enock Maregesi
“Katika maisha watu watakufitini, watakurubuni na watakukatisha tamaa. Sema hapana kwa ndiyo nyingi.”
Enock Maregesi

Enock Maregesi
“Katika maisha watu wengi hawataki kukuona ukiendelea kwa sababu ukiendelea unakuwa kioo kwao. Ghafla wataanza kukutazama. Wanajua wana akili kama wewe, wamesoma kama wewe, au wana akili kuliko wewe, au wamesoma kuliko wewe, na labda wanazijua sifa zako za udhaifu na sifa zako za ushupavu toka utotoni kwako. Lakini ghafla unakuwa kioo, na wanapojitazama katika hicho kioo, wanajiona taswira zao isipokuwa sasa hawapo mahali ambapo wewe upo. Katika maisha watu watakushauri, watakufitini, watakurubuni na watakukatisha tamaa. Sema hapana kwa ndiyo nyingi kwa sababu hawaoni unachokiona, hawajui unachokifanya na hawajui unapoelekea. Unachokiona ni takdiri ya maisha yako, unachokifanya ni kupanda mbegu na kuzimwagilia kwa imani, na unapoelekea ni kileleni. Hivyo, songa mbele, kuwa wewe daima, wape muda, wape nafasi.”
Enock Maregesi

Gwynn White
“She looked up at her father. “I am bound so tight by oaths that I feel like a fly in a spider’s web. All I can do is use every resource I have before the spider strikes.”
Gwynn White, Rebel's Honor

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