Comeback Quotes

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Sarah J. Maas
“Where will we go?"
"I hear hell is particularly nice at this time of year.”
Sarah J. Maas, Queen of Shadows

“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. Thats the essence of it.”
Vince Lombardi

Terry Pratchett
“-Oh yes? Can you identify yourself?
-Certainly. I'd know me anywhere.”
Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

Terry Pratchett
“You know, you're rather amusingly wrong.”
Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

Jessica Verday
“I felt my cheeks turn red, and she laughed out loud. But I didn't mind too much, because the last thing she saw was my middle finger aimed in her direction as I stepped outside”
Jessica Verday, The Hollow

Jasper Fforde
“If you expect me to believe that a lawyer wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream, I must be dafter than I look.”
Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair

Tamora Pierce
“What trouble have you brought to my doorstep, Beka?" she asked.
"I don't see where blaming me for things that began months ago will be useful," I replied.”
Tamora Pierce, Bloodhound

Jennifer Estep
“This is an Aston Martin, Gin.You don't run over dead bodies in an Aston Matin."
"Tell that to James Bond”
Jennifer Estep, Web of Lies

“And it's really very difficult to kill someone when all your inner instincts would oblige you to take off your hat first!”
Susan Kay, Phantom

Kate Quinn
“Lepida, has anyone ever told you that you're a cruel spiteful selfish slut?...You're vicious. You're unprincipled. You mistreat your slaves and abuse your daughter. And furthermore you're the worst, most neglectful, most criminal wife in Rome. I think we can go now.”
Kate Quinn, Mistress of Rome

Edgar Rice Burroughs
“Captain Billings," he drawled finally, "if you will pardon my candor, I might remark that you are something of an ass, don't you know.”
Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes

“She already told me that she doesn't have to be nice, so why do I? Because my mother raised me right? That's why wolves always win. Because the rest of us mind our manners and get devoured for our efforts.”
Sheryl J. Anderson, Killer Cocktail

Suzanne Wright
“And I’m stubborn, if you want absolute obedience, get a Labrador.”
Suzanne Wright, Feral Sins

Eleanor Brownn
“The amazing thing about a long journey is that you can miss exits, run Stop signs, head the wrong way down a one-way street, get lost, misplace your keys, find them, make a U-turn,
and still, somehow, miraculously reach your proper destination.”
Eleanor Brownn

Tamuna Tsertsvadze
“Books can teach you many nice comebacks.”
Tamuna Tsertsvadze, Daniel and the Dragon Book

Eleanor Brownn
“It's not too late for a new beginning.”
Eleanor Brownn

Eleanor Brownn
“A comeback is a setback that did its homework, learned the lesson, and then moved forward.”
Eleanor Brownn

André Aciman
“You’re so pigheaded, Pa, that you’re convinced you’re the center of the universe and that without your blessing every evening star in heaven would snuff out its light and turn to ash,” she said.”
André Aciman, Find Me

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Kindness is the key that opens the door of favour and beautiful surprises.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

Beth Harbison
“Wait, sweetheart, you're not gonna card me?" He looked, bright eyed, at his table mates to join in the joke. "What, do I look old or something?"
She'd dealt with this before. "No, you look honest."
The guy to his left- this time central casting's Joseph (as in Jesus, Mary, and)- slapped his back and crowed at her response. "You thought you had her! She got you good, buddy!”
Beth Harbison, The Cookbook Club: A Novel of Food and Friendship

Iris Murdoch
“You mustn't mind so much. It's all in your head."

"Well, I live in my head.”
Iris Murdoch, The Black Prince

Jennifer Crusie
“She's startin' to show her age, bless her heart," Brenda said with satisfaction.
"She was up all night working on your dress for your granddaughter," Lisa Livia snapped.
"She was up all night ruining my wedding dress," Brenda shot back.
"Bless her heart," Agnes said.
Brenda jerked back to glare at Agnes.”
Jennifer Crusie, Agnes and the Hitman

Jennifer Crusie
“Well, nobody ever accused you of having taste," Brenda said, "Bless your heart."
"Taylor," Agnes said. "You can go now. You and the whore you rode in on. Bless her heart."
Brenda exhaled through her teeth.”
Jennifer Crusie, Agnes and the Hitman

James Patterson
Cross and Sampson are walking in to the courthouse to hear the verdict for the case. There are reporters and photographers everywhere, trying to talk to anyone and everyone connected with the case.

"Dr. Cross! Dr. Cross, please," one of them called out. I recognized the shrill voice. It belonged to a local TV news anchorwoman.

We had to stop. They were behind us, and up ahead. Sampson hummed a little Martha and the Vandellas, "Nowhere to Run."

"Dr. Cross, do you feel that your testimony might actually help to get Gary Murphy off the hook for murder one? That you may have inadvertently helped him to get away with murder?"

Something finally snapped inside me. "We're just happy to be in the Super Bowl," I said straight-faced into the glare of several minicam lenses. "Alex Cross is going to concentrate on his game. The rest will take care of itself. Alex Cross just thanks Almighty God for the opportunity to play at this level." I leaned in toward the reporter who'd ask the question. "You understand what I'm saying? You're clear now?"

Sampson smiled and said, "As for me, I'm still open for lucrative endorsements in the sneaker and the soft-drink categories.”
James Patterson, Along Came a Spider

“I learnt lessons at every step of life,
COVID-19 pandemic was the examination & Innovation will be the new normal.”
Omkar More

Shelby Forsythia
“There is no linear way out of grief, and life after loss is not an event with a finish line. While you may notice recurring themes or experiences in your grief, they don’t always appear in order, and they don’t always make sense
to your brain. Grief is more like a zigzagging mountain trail than a line on a graph. It’s a mix of uphill and downhill paths, with some switchbacks tossed in for good measure. Know that it’s okay to feel like you’re “back at square one,” because in grief, there are no squares at all.”
Shelby Forsythia, Your Grief, Your Way: A Year of Practical Guidance and Comfort After Loss

“Never give up on you. Disappointments will happen. No one gets a free pass from them. Look not at these trials as setbacks . Rather, look at the lessons attached for your greatest personal comeback yet. You’ve got this.".”
Christine E. Szymanski

Rin Chupeco
“You look like a little thundercloud hovering in the middle of a field of sunshine."

I bit back a sigh and faced Kalen. "Im flattered you made all this effort to keep the thundercloud company.”
Rin Chupeco, The Heart Forger

Chuck Palahniuk
“People in France have a phrase: "Spirit of the Stairway." In French, Esprit d'Escalier. It means that moment when you find the answer but it's too late. Say you're at a party and someone insults you. You have to say something. So, under pressure, with everybody watching, you say something lame. But the moment you leave the party...”
Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted

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