Cora Quotes

Quotes tagged as "cora" (showing 1-29 of 29)
Jay Crownover
“I think it’s genetically impossible not to be kind of in love with him when you come equipped with a vagina. It’s just something about all that angsty, moody swagger he has that makes you want to cuddle him up and make him feel better.”
Jay Crownover, Rule
tags: cora

Kristen Ashley
“In this world,” I kept whispering, “you were the only thing I had but you were the only thing I needed.”
Kristen Ashley, Fantastical
tags: cora

Daisy Goodwin
“... anyone can acquire wealth, the real art is giving it away.”
Daisy Goodwin, The American Heiress

Lisa Ann Sandell
“I wish I could say we all lived happily ever after. I can't. But I can say we lived. Our love for Nate lives, and he's left us this piece of himself in his art; it was his gift to us. We know him through his art, and I can take comfort in that.

I guess the thing about high school is, it's the moment when you start to cross from a being a kid to being an adult, and this journey to know yourself begins. Nate's journey ended to early, and I thought I had to run away to some far-off land to start mine. But, for now, it seems to me that I have enough to explore right here. There's a whole continent to discover in myself, and I know that it's love - love for my parents, my friends, my brother, and my art - that will guide me. Love will be my map.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Megan Shepherd
“A smile can hide so much. A smile can be a lie.”
Megan Shepherd, The Cage

Megan Shepherd
“Sometimes mistakes are worth making.”
Megan Shepherd, The Cage

Kristen Ashley
“On the third day, it hit me what he was doing. He was taking his time. Allowing me to chat with townsfolk, window shop, smell the flowers, taste the foods and drink in the landscape. He was giving me his world.”
Kristen Ashley, Fantastical
tags: cora

Daisy Goodwin
“...when I see you here amidst all this, I realise that I proposed to a very small part of you. I thought I was giving you a home and a position, but here I see that I am taking you away from so much.”
Daisy Goodwin, The American Heiress

Lisa Ann Sandell
“Oh my gosh, he smells good, like some exotic but comforting spice, nutmeg or cardamom. Slowly Damian lowers his head to mine and I think my chest might explode, my heart is tap-dancing so quickly.

He's going to kiss me.

I've imagined this and now it's really happening, I am like a block of wood. I can't move. I can't breathe. I close my eyes as the lightest feather of a breath , then lips, brushing over my lips. His breath is sweet and the taste of coffee barely lingers in his mouth. I feel as though my whole body has turned to liquid, into a river of millions of droplets, rushing apart and then back together.

"You have the softest lips," he whispers as he pulls back to look at me.

"So do you," I murmur. Oh, was that a stupid thing to say? I turn my face into his jacket and breathe in his scent.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Lisa Ann Sandell
“I shuffle along, letting the current pull me, and i have the sense that I am like a rat caught in a maze of tunnels, moving endlessly toward some promise of...of what? Light? Life? Cheese?”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Lisa Tawn Bergren
“And what of your children?" I gestured to the others at the table. "The only thing that divides us from that laborer who toils far beneath the surface of the earth in our fathers' mines is the blood that runs through our veins."
"Or half our blood," Vivian said with a sniff.
"Vivian,"Mr Kensington warned.
I didn't flinch. "Half my blood, then," I said with a prim nod back at Vivian. "But if I cut open my wrist alongside yours, would it not appear as the very same red? Despite your effort to be a blueblood, sister, you are as red-blooded as I.”
Lisa Tawn Bergren, Glamorous Illusions
tags: cora

Lisa Tawn Bergren
“Were they laughing at me? I forced myself to block them from my mind, to concentrate on the lake, the water. What were they to me? People I met today, that was all. We shared blood. The One who mattered to me still found me worthy, still loved me, whether I knew when to curtsy properly or not.”
Lisa Tawn Bergren, Glamorous Illusions
tags: cora

Lisa Tawn Bergren
“We are well," Hugh said, looking me over with more intensity than seemed proper. "And you?"
"I'm well, thank you," I said, lying through my teeth. I'd been better the day I took to my bed with measles.”
Lisa Tawn Bergren, Glamorous Illusions
tags: cora

Lisa Ann Sandell
“So, what's up with you and Damian?" Helena asks.

"What do you mean?" I can feel the hear of a blush coloring on my cheeks. I can't ever seem to not show how I feel. It's becoming pretty annoying.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Lisa Ann Sandell
“Nate liked Death. Death was in the clothes that he wore and the music he listened to. He would wrap himself in a black sweater and ask Death to ride along with him in his Honda Civic.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Lisa Ann Sandell
“When I reach the end of one row, I continue straight on away from the barn and the farm and the road. I walk until I come to a pile of hay bales and plop myself down. The sun is bright and the air is sharp. In the distance I hear the lowing of cows. It's so peaceful here.

"Merry Christmas, " I whisper to myself. "Merry Christmas, Nate.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Kim White
“They will be the architects of my fate, I think to myself, despite what Sybil said about my being the author of my own destiny.”
Kim White, The White Oak
tags: cora, sybil

Cora Coralina
“Tenho consciência de ser autêntica e procuro superar todos os dias minha própria personalidade, despedaçando dentro de mim tudo que é velho e morto, pois lutar é a palavra vibrante que levanta os fracos e determina os fortes.
O importante é semear, produzir milhões de sorrisos de solidariedade e amizade.
Procuro semear otimismo e plantar sementes de paz e justiça.
Digo o que penso, com esperança.
Penso no que faço, com fé.
Faço o que devo fazer, com amor.
Eu me esforço para ser cada dia melhor, pois bondade também se aprende!”
Cora Coralina

Andrea Heltsley
“I could have sworn I just heard him thinking about the proposal he had planned. Red roses and champagne waiting at the restaurant, but maybe I imagined it.”
I frowned in turn. “You could read his thoughts?”
“It is probably just my imagination running away with me. I’m so freaked out that I plucked the idea from my own head. I’m not a mind reader.”
“Well, it is easy enough to test. Try to concentrate on me and tell me what I’m thinking.”
Finally, Nessa’s eyes lit up and met mine. Amused, she quirked a smile at me. “Really, Cora, that’s lame. I love fluffy bunnies, is not what I expected.”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“I dreamt I was a purple butterfly floating in the summer breeze. Then I woke up in a field of tall grass in the dirt.”
Her features crumpled and she threw her arms around me. “Oh, Cora, that must have been awful. How did you manage to get back here? You didn’t walk back naked, I hope. We don’t need the attention.”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“Damn it, Cora, we could have been exposed! You can’t take joyrides like that. What if someone saw you?” Nessa lectured.
“And you, Noah; stop it with the dirty thoughts. She just lost her boyfriend so don’t even think about it. Do we understand each other?”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“I agree, and I doubt coma boy will even notice. I mean seriously, the guy was buried alive for heaven’s sake,” I added.
-Cora”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“Thanks for going in with me,” I told her.
“No problem, there is too much testosterone in the car without you. I’m outnumbered. Besides, coffee sounds perfect,” Nessa, said as she got in line for our drinks.
-Cora and Nessa at Starbucks”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“Sounds like this ability stuff went okay with Shane after all. I had no idea that he would react like that,” Noah said.
“Yeah, well, it helps when he wants to rip Nessa’s clothes off,” I said grinning.
“Hey, I might just let him. He is pretty hot,” Nessa joked.
-Noah, Cora and Nessa”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“This outfit makes me want to get my nose pierced and spend some time at the tattoo parlor,” I said, frowning at the clothing.
“Hey, we can make that happen,” Nessa, joked.
“That’s very funny, Nessa,” I said as I pulled out the knee high black combat boots and black fishnet stockings to match.
“It is better than the plaid cowboy shirt and Wranglers they got me,” Noah said, as he held up the outfit complete with worn leather cowboy boots.
“Oh, Nessa, we will pay you back dearly for this,” I said sarcastically.”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“That sounds like a blast. I’m definitely in,” Shane added once we filled him in on our idea.
“Just one thing, how are we going to pay?” I asked Noah.
“We’re going to use my credit card, of course. I doubt it will be much use for long anyways.”
“So it’s settled, the Ritz it is,” I gushed with excitement.
“Are we there yet?” Shane asked in a teasing tone.
-Shane, Cora, Noah”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Andrea Heltsley
“Let’s get the heck out of here then. These dark empty places give me the creeps. I feel like zombies are going to spring out at any time,” I said, picking up my dropped items.
“If there are zombies then we have much bigger problems,” he joked.
-Cora and Noah”
Andrea Heltsley, Dissolve

Megan Shepherd
“We have three rules we require you to follow,” the Caretaker continued, oblivious of her fear, “which are for your own benefit and that of your species. The first is to solve the enrichment puzzles. This will strengthen your physical and mental conditioning. The second rule is to maintain your health by eating the food we provide for you, getting ample sleep, and cooperating in routine health assessments. The third rule is to ensure the continuation of your species by engaging in procreative activities.”
Megan Shepherd

Colson Whitehead
“The iron horse still rumbled through the tunnel when she woke. Lumbly's words returned to her: "If you want to see what this nation is all about, you have to ride the rails. Look outside as you speed through, and you'll find the true face of America." It was a joke, then, from the start. There was only darkness outside the windows on her journeys, and only ever would be darkness.”
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad