Heartless Quotes

Quotes tagged as "heartless" (showing 1-30 of 79)
Oscar Wilde
“How you can sit there, calmly eating muffins when we are in this horrible trouble, I can’t make out. You seem to me to be perfectly heartless."

"Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them."

"I say it’s perfectly heartless your eating muffins at all, under the circumstances.”
Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

Margaret Atwood
“Home is where the heart is, I thought now, gathering myself together in Betty's Luncheonette. I had no heart any more, it had been broken; or not broken, it simply wasn't there any more. It had been scooped neatly out of me like the yolk from a hard-boiled egg, leaving the rest of me bloodless and congealed and hollow.
I'm heartless, I thought. Therefore I'm homeless.”
Margaret Atwood, The Blind Assassin

Marissa Meyer
“To be all right implies an impossible phase. We hope for mostly right on the best of our days.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“Why is a raven like a writing-desk?”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“These things do not happen in dreams, dear girl,' he said, vanishing up to his neck. 'They happen only in nightmares.'
His head spiralled and he was gone.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“Impossible is my specialty.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“Mind my words, Cheshire, I will have you banished from this kingdom if you tempt me."
"An empty threat from an empty girl."
She rounded on him, teeth flashing. "I am not empty. I am full to the brim with murder and revenge. I am overflowing and I do not think you wish for me to overflow on to you."
"There was a time" – Cheshire yawned – "when you overflowed with whimsy and icing sugar. I liked that Catherine better.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Anne Elisabeth Stengl
“If a man has to ask for your trust, it's a sure sign that you should not give it. Trust should be earned inherently, without any verbal demands. Trust is knowing a man's character, knowing truth, and relying on that character and truth even when the odds seem against you.”
Anne Elisabeth Stengl, Heartless

Thomas   Harris
“He lives down in a ribcage in the dry leaves of a heart.”
Thomas Harris, The Silence of the Lambs

Gillian Flynn
“The old Amy, the girl of the big laugh and the easy ways, literally shed herself, a pile of skin and soul on the floor, and stepped this new, brittle, bitter Amy ... a razor-wire knot daring me to unloop her, and I was not up to the job with my thick, numb, nervous fingers. Country fingers. Flyover fingers untrained in the intricate, dangerous work of 'solving Amy'. When I'd hold up the bloody stumps, she'd sigh and turn to her secret mental notebooks on which she tallied all my deficiencies, forever noting disappointments, frailties, shortcomings.”
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Shannon L. Alder
“The only people you have to look out for in life are the people that don't care about anything or anyone. These are the people that end up teaching your children.”
Shannon L. Alder

Christina Henry
“It’s not such a wonderful thing, to be young,” I said. “It’s heartless, and selfish.”

“But, oh, so free,” Nod said sadly. “So free when you have no worries or cares.”
Christina Henry, Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook

Gail Carriger
“Follow that porcupine!”
Gail Carriger

Marissa Meyer
“Is that . . . has it all been for that? The tea party, the letters, what you said at the festival . . . all of it, no more than an attempt to steal my heart so you could take it back to your queen?’
‘The easiest way to steal something,’ Jest murmured, ‘is for it to be given willingly.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Sara Wolf
“If you fear the past, it becomes your future.”
Sara Wolf, Bring Me Their Hearts

Peggy Webb
“She was a beautiful woman, fresh-scrubbed and wholesome. Just like his ex-fiancee. A heartless floozy in disguise.”
Peggy Webb, The Mona Lucy

Marissa Meyer
“Everyone always underestimates the idiot.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“A beating heart was skewered on its tip. It was broken, cut almost clean in half by a blackened fissure that was filled with dust and ash.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“Why is a raven like a writing desk? Because they both have quills dipped in ink.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Marissa Meyer
“Why is a raven like a writing desk? They are both so full of poetry, you see. Darkness and whimsy, nightmares and song.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

Stacey  Lee
“I never said you didn't have a heart. But it would be nice if it beat every now and then.”
Stacey Lee, Outrun the Moon

Marissa Meyer
“Why is a raven like a writing desk? You see, they can each produce a few notes. Though admittedly, the notes tend to be very flat.”
Marissa Meyer

Sara Wolf
“I suppose when you want something badly enough, when you lose the thing most precious to you, people just become toys, puppets to move around to achieve your goals.”
Sara Wolf, Bring Me Their Hearts

Marissa Meyer
“I've become rather fond of fools.”
Marissa Meyer, Heartless

“Just because you haven't got a home, doesn't make you homeless.
and
Just because you don't have a heart, doesn't make you heartless.
Now, does it?”
Anthony T. Hincks

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Hardship is meant to modify heartless of man to make feel in the flesh as soft being.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Shenita Etwaroo
“It’s not enough to have gotten rid of slavery in our own countries, we have to make sure that it never happens to another single human being anywhere.”
-Shenita Etwaroo”
Shenita Etwaroo

Christina Henry
“The ocean has a rhythm, but it has no heart.”
Christina Henry, The Mermaid

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