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Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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May 05, 12

bookshelves: dystopia
Read from May 01 to 05, 2012

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Veronica Roth
“We both have war inside us. Sometimes it keeps us alive. Sometimes it threatens to destroy us.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“No matter how long you train someone to be brave, you never know if they are or not until something real happens.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“And sometimes, if you want the truth, you have to demand it.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“Cruelty does not make a person dishonest, the same way bravery does not make a person kind.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“May the peace of God be with you," she says, her voice low, "even in the midst of trouble."
"Why would it?" I say softly, so no one else can hear. "After all I've done..."
"It isn't about you," she says. "It is a gift. You cannot earn it, or it ceases to be a gift.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“Sleep,” he says. “I'll fight the bad dreams off if they come to get you.” “With what?” “My bare hands, obviously.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“Be careful, though."
"Aren't I always?"
"No, I think the word for how you usually are is 'reckless.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“Grief is not as heavy as guilt, but it takes more away from you.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“I read somewhere, once, that crying defies scientific explanation. Tears are only meant to lubricate the eyes. There is no real reason for tear glands to overproduce tears at the behest of emotion. I think we cry to release the animal parts of us without losing our humanity.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent


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