Leigh Bardugo Quotes

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Leigh Bardugo
“Many boys will bring you flowers. But someday you'll meet a boy who will learn your favorite flower, your favorite song, your favorite sweet. And even if he is too poor to give you any of them, it won't matter because he will have taken the time to know you as no one else does. Only that boy earns your heart.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“He needed to tell her...what? That she was lovely and brave and better than anything he deserved. That he was twisted, crooked, wrong, but not so broken that he couldn't pull himself together into some semblance of a man for her. That without meaning to, he'd begun to lean on her, to look for her, to need her near. He needed to thank her for his new hat.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“Crows remember human faces. They remember the people who feed them, who are kind to them. And the people who wrong them too. They don’t forget. They tell each other who to look after and who to watch out for.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“She smiled then, her cheeks red, her cheeks scattered with some kind of dust. It was a smile he thought he might die to earn again.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“And that was what destroyed you in the end: the longing for something you could never have.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“How many times have you told me you're a monster? So be a monster. Be the thing they all fear when they close their eyes at night.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Nina glanced from Inej to Kaz and saw they both wore the same expression. Nina knew that look. It came after the shipwreck, when the tide moved against you and the sky had gone dark. It was the first sight of land, the hope of shelter and even salvation that might await you on a distant shore.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Suffering is like anything else. Live with it long enough, you learn to like the taste.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“They don't know who we are. Not really. They don't know what we've done, what we've managed together. So let's go show them they picked the wrong damn fight.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“I'm the Sun Summoner. It gets dark when I say it does.”
Leigh Bardugo, Ruin and Rising

Leigh Bardugo
“Hope was tricky like water. Somehow it always found a way in.”
Leigh Bardugo, Ruin and Rising

Leigh Bardugo
“What are you smiling at?”

I whirled, peering into the gloom. The Darkling’s voice seemed to float out of the shadows. He walked down to the stream, crouching on the bank to splash water on his face and through his dark hair.

“Well?” he asked, looking up at me.

“Myself,” I admitted.

“Are you that funny?”

“I’m hilarious.”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“What is she to you anyway?"

"Here's my answer captain. She's the thing that made this all okay-the threadbare coats and the old boots and the guns that jams when you most need them to fire, the loneliness of knowing that you don't matter, that you will never matter, the fact that you're just another body, another uniform to be sent into the fold or the frost, another good boy who knows his place, who does his job, who doesn't ask questions, who will lie down and die and be forgotten. What is she? She's everything, you dumb son of a bitch.”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“The problem with waiting is that it makes us weak”
Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo
“He looked down at his boots. "That berth belongs to you too. It will always be there when―if you want to come back."

Inej could not speak. Her heart felt too full, a dry creek bed ill-prepared for such rain. "I don't know what to say.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“There was no part of him that was not broken, that had not healed wrong, and there was no part of him that was not stronger for having been broken. No one knew who he was. No one knew where he came from. He'd become Kaz Brekker, cripple and confidence man, bastard of the Barrel.
The gloves were his one concession to weakness. Since that night among the bodies and the swim from the Reaper's Barge, he had not been able to bear the feeling of skin against skin. It was excruciating to him, revolting. It was the only piece of his past that he could not forge into something dangerous.”
Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

Leigh Bardugo
“I roll my eyes. "Well, if I plan on doing anything exciting I promise to give fair warning so just...take a nap or something.”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“Magic doesn’t require beauty,’ she said. 'Easy magic is pretty. Great magic asks that you trouble the waters. It requires a disruption, something new.”
Leigh Bardugo, The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Leigh Bardugo
“I know who I am without anyone there to tell me.”
Leigh Bardugo, The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Leigh Bardugo
“Fight me as long as you're able.
You will find I have far more practice with eternity”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“Because the whole world loves to tell us what we can’t do, that we aren’t good enough. The people in your own house should be on your side. It’s the people who never learn the word impossible who make history, because they’re the ones who keep trying.”
Leigh Bardugo, Wonder Woman: Warbringer

Leigh Bardugo
“I’m also Sturmhond, commander of the Volkvony, scourge of the True Sea.’
'Scourge?’
'Well, I’m vexing at the very least.”
Leigh Bardugo, Siege and Storm

Leigh Bardugo
“Just… be careful.’
I stared at her, baffled. 'Of what?’
'Of powerful men.”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“I wonder sometimes how much we really understand our own gifts”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“We learn to hold our heads as if we wear crowns. We learn to wring magic from the ordinary. That was how you survived when you weren't chosen, when there was no royal blood in your veins. When the world owed you nothing, you demanded something of it anyway.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

“Wylan," Jesper said, looking into the wide blue sky of his eyes, "I really hope we don't die.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Why do you waste all of your strenght fighting your true nauture?”
Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

Leigh Bardugo
“We learn to hold our heads as if we wear crowns.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo
“Will you remain here with the father who tried to sell you, or the Prince who hoped to buy you, or the man too weak to solve his riddles for himself? Or will you come with me and be bride to nothing but the shore?”
Leigh Bardugo, Folktales from Ravka: Little Knife, The Too-Clever Fox, The Witch of Duva

Leigh Bardugo
“Matthias joined them at the table. "The Shu woman we faced was stronger than me, Jesper, and Wylan put together."
"You hear right," said Jesper. "Stronger than Wylan.”
Leigh Bardugo, Crooked Kingdom

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