Jackson Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“Hazel squinted. "How far?"
"Just over the river and through the woods."
Percy raised an eyebrow. "Seriously? To Grandmother's house we go?"
Frank cleared his throat. "Yeah, anyway.”
Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

Rick Riordan
“We'll have to work on your bunny phobia later.”
Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian

Rick Riordan
“Beckendorf walked up with his helmet under his arm. 'She likes you, man.'
'Sure,' I muttered. 'She likes me for target practice.'
'Nah, they always do that. A girl starts trying to kill you, you know she's into you.
'Makes a lot of sense.”
Rick Riordan, The Demigod Files

Rick Riordan
“It wasn’t easy looking dignified wearing a bed sheet and a purple cape.”
Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

Rick Riordan
“Um..." Hazel faltered. "You mean you won't... you're not going to-"
"Claim your life?" Thantos asked. "Well, let's see..."
He pulled a pure-black iPad from thin air. Death, tapped the screen a few times, and all Frank could think was: Please don't let there be an app for reaping souls.
"I don't see you on the list," Thantos said. "Pluto gives me specific orders for escaped souls, you see. For some reason, he has not issued a warrant for yours. Perhaps he feels your life is not finished, or it could be n oversight. If you'd like me to call and ask-"
"No!" Hazel yelped. "That's okay."
"Are you sure?" Death asked helpfully. "I have video-conferencing enabled. I have his Skype address here somewhere...”
Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune

Rick Riordan
“What-what do you want?" Annabeth asked, trying to maintain a tone of confidence.
The voice cackled maliciously.
'To curse you, of course! To destroy you thousand times in the name of Mother Night!'
"Only a thousand times?" Percy murmured. "Oh, good...I thought we were in trouble.”
Rick Riordan

Kresley Cole
“I woan let you go back to that boy--not until you give me one bec doux." A sweet kiss. Then he reached forward, unlacing the ribbon from my hair.

"What are you doing?" I murmured.

"Souvenir." He put it in his pocket, and for some reason that struck me as the sexiest thing I'd ever seen.”
Kresley Cole, Poison Princess

Scott Speer
“You sleep like an angel" Jacks said. The shock of his words in the dark room sent Maddy's stomach leaping into her throat. She didn't even realize she had screamed until it came out of her mouth.

"Don't be frightened," Jacks said, sounding worried. "It's just me. I'm sorry, I so didn't mean for that to sound creepy. Let me start over.”
Scott Speer, Immortal City

Kresley Cole
“You smell like honeysuckle. You likin' ole Jack now?"

"I never stopped liking you. Even when you were warding me away with the power of Catholicism.”
Kresley Cole, Endless Knight

Kresley Cole
“Jackson asked, "Where'd the water come from in your house?"

"A pipe." Then he explained to Jackson, "Water travels in pipes.”
Kresley Cole, Poison Princess

Lori Foster
“Trace asked Jackson, “Why the hell are you even here?”
Jackson looked far too uneasy for Trace’s peace of mind. “I know you didn’t want me here. I got the message loud and clear when you cut the call. Thing is, your little lady was damned insistent that I do something.”
“Like get stunned and tied up?”
“You try planning with a hellcat breathing fire in your ear, making demands, prodding you-“
“She’s a terror. That name doesn’t suit her at all.”
Lori Foster, Trace of Fever

Kresley Cole
“Jackson snorted. And Selena play-slapped his chest, like he was her mischievous boyfriend.

At that, the inital mrowr pfft pfft I'd felt transformed into I will cut a bitch.
Kresley Cole, Poison Princess

Kresley Cole
“When Matthew merely stared at him, Jackson reached into the weapon box and pulled out a sheathed machete, handing it to the boy.

Matthew laughed and dropped it.”
Kresley Cole, Poison Princess

Lori Foster
“His back to the room, Jackson said, "I need a Chris." Because Chris was gay, Dare choked and Trace laughed.”
Lori Foster, Savor the Danger

Lori Foster
“When Alani started to speak, Jackson held up a finger. In the past five minutes, he'd had more mood swings than a menopausal woman. First turned-on, then territorial, bored, aggressive and now on alert.”
Lori Foster, Savor the Danger

Rick Riordan
“It's stupid, what keeps families apart”
Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

Stefanie Payne
“It is safe to say that the Teton Range is as breathtaking as any mountain landscape one could ever see.”
Stefanie Payne, A Year in the National Parks: The Greatest American Road Trip

Annie Brewer
“She takes my hand, kissing each finger, each knuckle and my pulse throbs inside my wrist. “Please. We already know each other, so well. I’m ready to give the last part of myself to you.”
Annie Brewer, Torn

Annie Brewer
“You’re not showing Jackson the jock, you’re showing Jackson your best friend, the guy that’s in love with you, the one who wants to know all of you, everything that makes you who you are”
Annie Brewer, Torn

Allison van Diepen
“Hope is dangerous.”
Allison van Diepen, Light of Day
tags: jackson, x

Cecily White
“Let's run away."
"To where?"
"What's in Alaska?"
"No clue," I whispered. "Find out with me.”
Cecily White, Conspiracy Boy

“...the founders of our nation were nearly all Infidels, and that of the presidents who had thus far been elected {George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson}, not a one had professed a belief in Christianity...

When the war was over and the victory over our enemies won, and the blessings and happiness of liberty and peace were secured, the Constitution was framed and God was neglected. He was not merely forgotten. He was absolutely voted out of the Constitution. The proceedings, as published by Thompson, the secretary, and the history of the day, show that the question was gravely debated whether God should be in the Constitution or not, and after a solemn debate he was deliberately voted out of it.... There is not only in the theory of our government no recognition of God's laws and sovereignty, but its practical operation, its administration, has been conformable to its theory. Those who have been called to administer the government have not been men making any public profession of Christianity... Washington was a man of valor and wisdom. He was esteemed by the whole world as a great and good man; but he was not a professing Christian...

[Sermon by Reverend Bill Wilson (Episcopal) in October 1831, as published in the Albany Daily Advertiser the same month it was made]”
Bird Wilson

Brittainy C. Cherry
“It’s a strange thing, though,” she told me. “What is?” “When my Prince Charming is the rest of the world’s Beast.”
Brittainy C. Cherry, Disgrace

Candis Terry
“You are a moron.

Jackson wanted to bash the message into his head. Because obviously his brain wasn't going to be of any help in the matter. And God knew his friend that lived behind the zipper of his jeans was clueless.”
Candis Terry, Sweetest Mistake

Christopher D. Ochs
“Some bullies never grow up.”
Christopher D. Ochs, My Friend Jackson

Greg Grandin
“The Jacksonian consensus was powerful. It unleashed market capitalism by stealing Indian property and celebrated a minimal state, even as it increased the capacity of that state to push the frontier forward. During the first half of the nineteenth century, until Abraham Lincoln's election in 1860, a series of Jackson's successors continued to unite slavers and settlers under a banner of freedom defined as freedom from restraint—freedom from restraints on slaving, freedom from restraints on dispossessing, freedom from restraints on moving west.”
Greg Grandin, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

Julie Cross
“Shit!"Holly said when our eyes fell on her bra lying at our feet. I snatched it from the ground, trying to stuff it in my pocket, but Dad was already inside the room, looking us over carefully, eyes scanning us head to toe, pausing at the bra dangling from my left hand. "Are you going to wear that?" He asked me. Holly started laughing right before me and then neither of us could stop.”
Julie Cross, Timestorm

Cecily White
“It's a discomfiting thing to have the person you love more than anything in the world toss a knife at your friend's head and walk away.”
Cecily White, Conspiracy Boy

Katherine Applegate
“Itulah pertama kali aku sadar bahwa orang-orang tidak selalu senang mendengar sesuatu yang benar.”
Katherine Applegate, Crenshaw

Greg Grandin
“Taking Texas, Adams feared, would lock in the worldview that Jackson represented. The country was already fighting what Adams considered a perpetual war on Native Americans, a crusade that Jacksonians used to create a racist solidarity among whites and to beat back demands for a more robust state capable of addressing social problems.”
Greg Grandin, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

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