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Quotes About Sarcasm

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Cassandra Clare
“... We are Nephilim; we fight our own battles."
"That's not precisely true, is it?" said a velvety voice. It was Magnus Bane, wearing a long and glittering coat, multiple hoops in his ears, and a roguish expression. Clary had no idea where he'd come from. "You lot have used the help of warlocks on more than one occasion in the past, and paid handsomely for it too."
Malachi scowled. "I don't remember the Clave inviting you into the Glass City, Magnus Bane."
"They didn't," Magnus said. "Your wards are down."
"Really?" the Consul's voice dripped sarcasm. "I hadn't noticed."
Magnus looked concerned. "That's terrible. Someone should have told you." He glanced at Luke. "Tell him the wards are down.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

Anthony Horowitz
“You must have been going very fast."
"I was, until I hit the fence.”
Anthony Horowitz, Ark Angel

Jane Austen
“She was heartily ashamed of her ignorance - a misplaced shame. Where people wish to attach, they should always be ignorant. To come with a well−informed mind is to come with an inability of administering to the vanity of others, which a sensible person would always wish to avoid. A woman especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.”
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Cassandra Clare
“... As could the sarcasm in her voice. "yes, she's bleeding to deat Lu upstairs, but i thought I'd avoid telling you right away, because I like to draw the suspense out.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

Anthony Horowitz
“The platform underneath the balloon fell on her as she was trying to escape," she explained. "She was crushed."
"I'd have been disappointed too.”
Anthony Horowitz, Scorpia

James Dashner
“Thomas: Is it [my brain] fixed?
Brenda: It worked, judging from the fact that you're not trying to kill us anymore...”
James Dashner, The Death Cure

Trenton Lee Stewart
“You've read half the books in this house? This whole house?"
"Well, approximately half." Sticky said. "To be more accurate, I suppose I've read more like" - his eyes went up as he calculated - "three sevenths? Yes, three sevenths."
"Only three sevenths?" said Kate, pretending to look disappointed. "And here I was prepared to be impressed.”
Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma

Jim Butcher
“Thomas was an annoying wiseass who tended to make everyone he met want to kill him, and when I have that much in common with someone, I can't help but like him a little.”
Jim Butcher, Blood Rites

Linda Howard
“I thought you were a drunk."
"A drunk?"
"Bloodshot eyes, dirty clothes, getting home in the wee hours of the morning, making a lot of
noise, grouchy all the time as if you had a hangover… what else was I to think?"
He rubbed his face. "Sorry, I wasn't thinking. I should have showered, shaved, and dressed in a
suit before I came out to tell you that you were making enough noise to raise the dead.”
Linda Howard, Mr. Perfect

Erin Hunter
“Ivypool felt her mouth drop open "Hollyleaf? But...you you're dead!"
"Obviously not," the newcomer replied with an edge to her voice.”
Erin Hunter, The Forgotten Warrior

Laurell K. Hamilton
“Vampires were always either trying to kill me, or own me. God I hated being popular.”
Laurell K. Hamilton, Cerulean Sins

Tamora Pierce
“I forgot my purse of laughter when I dressed this mornin'," she told me. "Have you not bought anythin' the last few days? Prices have gone up. Pay or starve, it's all one to me.”
Tamora Pierce, Bloodhound

Maureen Johnson
“I knew it was beautiful, but knowing something is beautiful and caring about it are two very different things, and I didn't care.”
Maureen Johnson, Let It Snow

Melina Marchetta
“It's Thursday afternoon, and we have sports. These are the choices for the girls: watching an invitational cricket game; studying in one of the classrooms; or watching the senior rugby league. As you can imagine, I'm torn.”
Melina Marchetta, Saving Francesca

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“And here I was thinking you were a bit slow, what with so much asking and not knowing anything.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Ice-T
“Never mumble some sarcastic shit to somebody who can obviously fuck you up.”
Ice-T, Ice: A Memoir of Gangster Life and Redemption-from South Central to Hollywood

Jordan Castillo Price
“A psycho murderer who lubed. How considerate.”
Jordan Castillo Price, Among the Living

Bret Easton Ellis
“Yes. Yes I am. I am a completely demented misogynist.”
Bret Easton Ellis

Sherrilyn Kenyon
“He made a sound of disgust in the back of his throat. "Oh thank you so much. That's what every man wants to hear about his name. You might as well call me 'Little Pecker' while you're at it and tell me you would love to have me go shopping with you for feminine hygiene products. Oh and by all means, carry a big, sparkling pink bag with flowers on it and make me hold it.”
Sherrilyn Kenyon, No Mercy

Sarah Rees Brennan
“Oh," she said, in a very different way. "Well. Thanks for my part in the compliment. Naturally I'd love to be watched and controlled, but I think I may be washing my hair that day.”
Sarah Rees Brennan, The Demon's Covenant

Nalini Singh
“I don't need a mate,” she muttered, staring up at the bright circle of the early autumn moon. “But can't you send me a nice, sexy, strongmale to dance with? Pretty please?” She hadn't had a lover for close to eight months now, and it was starting to hurt on every level. “He doesn't even have to be smart, just good between the sheets.” Good enough to unsnap the tension in her body, allow her to function again. Because sex wasn't simply about pleasure for a cat like her—it was about affection, about trust, about everything good. “Though right this second, I'd take plain old hot sex.”

That was when Riley walked out of the shadows. “Got an itch, kitty?”

Snapping to her feet, she narrowed her eyes, knowing he had to have deliberately stayed downwind in order to sneak up on her. “Spying?”

“When you're talking loud enough to wake the dead?”

She swore she could feel steam coming out her ears.”
Nalini Singh, Branded by Fire

Steph Campbell
“I try to smile at her, but I can't extend my flexibility training to my mouth, it just won't move.”
Steph Campbell, Grounding Quinn

Laura Pedersen
“Relationships are so much like the United States - they only really thrive when faced with an external threat.”
Laura Pedersen, Best Bet

Robin McKinley
“If you wish, I shall go personally to your City and knock together the heads of Perlith and Galooney.”
Robin McKinley, The Hero and the Crown

Lisa Mantchev
“How can she create with all your negative energy?"
"Yeah, man. You're bringing us down."
"This is about as low as it gets," Ariel said. "Where did you get those ridiculous black berets?"
Moth adjusted his recently donned beatnik attire. "This is what the hip cats wear , daddy-o."
"Can you dig it?" Cobweb stroked a few wisps of fake chin hair, while the others nodded and snapped their fingers.”
Lisa Mantchev, Perchance to Dream

Tessa Dare
“Forgive me, Your Grace. Are you suggesting a woman is some sort of … piece of fruit to you? One squeeze, and you know if she’s ripe?”
Tessa Dare, One Dance with a Duke

Ellen Gilchrist
“That's great," Katie said. "Actually, it's revolutionary. If you can work and be in love at the same time, you're the first woman I ever knew that could. Maybe you're the missing link, Amanda."

Maybe you ought to get a job for the 'Ladies Home Journal.' They like simplistic shit like that.”
Ellen Gilchrist

Thomas Mullen
“His voice, the very sound of rolling eyes.”
Thomas Mullen, The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers

Jess C. Scott
“It's weird, marriage. It's like this license that gives a person the legal right to control their spouse / their 'other half.”
Jess C. Scott, Blind Leading Another

Dana Marie Bell
“Don't sound so grumpy. Next thing you know you'll be whinning and giving me puppy dog eyes.”
Dana Marie Bell, Shadow of the Wolf

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