Khalid Quotes

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Renee Ahdieh
“What are you doing to me, you plague of a girl?” he whispered.
“If I’m a plague, then you should keep your distance, unless you plan on being destroyed.” The weapons still in her grasp, she shoved against his chest.
“No.” His hands dropped to her waist. “Destroy me.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“My soul sees its equal in you.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Shazi,

I prefer the color blue to any other. The scent of lilacs in your hair is a source of constant torment. I despise figs. Lastly, I will never forget, all the days of my life, the memories of last night—
For nothing, not the sun, not the rain, not even the brightest star in the darkest sky, could begin to compare to the wonder of you.

Khalid.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“It was because they were two parts of a whole. He did not belong to her. And she did not belong to him. It was never about belonging to someone. It was about belonging together.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“You have a beautiful laugh. Like the promise of tomorrow.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Love is—a shade of what I feel.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“There is no one I would rather see the sunrise with than you.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“This dangerous girl. This captivating beauty.
This destroyer of worlds and creator of wonder.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“So you would have me throw Shazi to the wolves?”
“Shazi?” Jalal’s grin widened. “Honestly, I pity the wolves.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Get up, Shahrzad al-Khayzuran. You kneel before no one. Least of all me.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“She was a dangerous, dangerous girl. A plague. A Mountain of Adamant who tore the iron from ships, sinking them to their watery graves without a second thought. With a mere smile and a wrinkle of her nose.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“It’s a fitting punishment for a monster. to want something so much—to hold it in your arms — and know beyond a doubt you will never deserve it.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“A true plague of a girl. And yet a queen in every sense of the word.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“No. He was not here to wreak revenge.
For revenge was trifling and hollow.
No. He was not here to retrieve his wife.
For his wife was not a thing to be retrieved.
No. He was not here to negotiate a truce.
For a truce suggested he wished to compromise.

He was here to burn something to the ground.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“When she wound her fingers in his hair to draw her body against his, he stilled for breath, and she knew, as he knew, that they were lost. Lost forever. In this kiss. This kiss that would change everything.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“When I was a boy, my mother would tell me that one of the best things in life is the knowledge that our story isn't over yet. Our story may have come to a close, but your story is still yet to be told.
Make it a story worthy of you”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“It does not take courage to kill. It takes courage to live.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“As always. As ever. As a rose to the sun.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“For nothing, not the sun, not the rain, not even the brightest star in the darkest sky, could begin to compare to the wonder of you.”
Renee Ahdieh

Renee Ahdieh
“The darker the sky, the brighter the stars.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“The moment I saw him running toward you that morning, I knew you were going to save him, just as he saved you.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“No.” Musa canted his mouth to one side. “When we are faced with our darkest fears, inaction is for the weak or the hopeless. There is always something to be said or done. Though words alone—”

“Are mere scratchings on a page,” Khalid finished, his voice even colder. “The power behind them lies with the person.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“You are ridiculous, Khalid Ibn al-Rashid. I am just one girl. You are the Caliph of Khorasan, and you have a responsibility to a kingdom.”
“If you are just one girl, I am just one boy.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“The warm sound of her laughter stole through Khalid's skin, heating the coldest reaches of his soul.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“Where were you?" Shahrzad tried to control the tremor in her voice.
"Not where I should have been."
"This morning and last night."
His breath fanned on her skin as he bent toward her ear. "This morning, I was not where I should have been. Last night, I was not where I wanted to be.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Murderer, monster, madman... Khalid may very well be all of those things. But he's also loved. By me and by my father. But, most of all, by Shazi. With her, he is as fiercely loved as he loves.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Khalid would break every bone in your body for what you've done.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Rose & the Dagger

Renee Ahdieh
“With each word, he broke past every barrier, every wall. And Sharazad's will fought him, screamed a silent scream, while her heart welcomed the intrusion as a songbird welcomes the dawn.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

Renee Ahdieh
“Do you know why I adore roses?" Shahrzad untied the knot of his tikka sash with deliberate slowness. "I've always loved them for their beauty and their scent, but--"
"It's because of their thorns." His muscles tensed at her touch. "Because there's more to them than first meets the eye.”
Renee Ahdieh

Renee Ahdieh
“These two words from a boy who was less than nothing. These two words that gave her the will to fight off the demons: My queen.”
Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath and the Dawn

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