Merit Quotes

Quotes tagged as "merit" (showing 1-30 of 182)
Chloe Neill
“You can run. You can keep running to the ends of the earth. But I won’t be far behind you.”

“Ethan—”

“No. I will never be far behind you.” He tipped up my chin so that I could do nothing else but look back into his eyes. “Do the things you need to do. Learn to be a vampire, to be a warrior, to be the soldier you are capable of being. But consider the possibility that I made a mistake I regret—and that I’ll continue to regret that mistake and try to convince you to give me another chance until the earth stops turning.”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten

Chloe Neill
“He's twenty-nine. And what did you think he was going to look like?"
She shrugged.
"You know-old. Grizzled. Long white beard. Scruffy robes. Loveable, smart, a little absent minded."
I bit back a grin.
" I said 'sorcerer,' not 'Dumbledore.' So he's hot. It could be worse.”
Chloe Neill, Some Girls Bite

Chloe Neill
“I wanted what most people wanted—love, companionship.
I wanted someone to touch. I wanted someone to touch me back.
I wanted someone to laugh with, someone who would laugh with me, laugh at me.
I wanted someone who looked and sawme . Not my power, not my position.
I wanted someone to say my name. To call out, “Merit,” when it was time to go, or when we arrived.
Someone who wanted to say to someone else, with pride, “I’m here with her. With Merit.”
I wanted all those things. Indivisibly.
But I didn’t want them from Morgan.”
Chloe Neill, Friday Night Bites

Alexandre Dumas
“The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.”
Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

Chloe Neill
“Let’s just remember, Sullivan, that I want you for your smoked meats and your smoked meats only.”
He barked out a laugh. “Touché, Sentinel.”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“Lindsey patted my arm. “Don’t be embarrassed. It’s about time you two made the beast with two backs.”
I had to work to form words. “There are so many things wrong with that statement, I don’t know where to start.”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“I am beginning to remember what it means to need things. Laughter. Companionship. Love. "
He leant forward and pressed his forehead to mine. "And I need you, Merit.”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“Sometimes hanging out in pajamas with a good book sounded like a phenomenal idea.”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“Well, I suppose I could follow his advice. Are you hungry?”
“Surprisingly enough, not at the moment.”
“Will miracles never cease?”
“Ha,” I said”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“Now that, my friends, is what we vampires call a good exit.”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“A slap wouldn’t have pulled me out of the trance any faster.”
Chloe Neill, Some Girls Bite
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“Avoidance helped settle the emotions. Considerably.”
Chloe Neill, Friday Night Bites
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“I'll have you in my bed again, Sentinel. And at my side. That is a promise.”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten

Chloe Neill
“Give me something to go on, here. What kind of black magic are we talking? Elphaba,Wicked Witch of the West-type stuff or Slytherin-type stuff?”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten

Chloe Neill
“You are caught, Sentinel.' His voice was rough.”
Chloe Neill, Twice Bitten

Chloe Neill
“You give me thirty-two inches of folded steel and I'll take on anyone you want." -- Merit”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“I wouldn’t say I was forward, but I made a move when I was interested.”
Chloe Neill, Some Girls Bite
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“And that’s why we’re sending Boobs McGee.”
I slowly swiveled my head to glare at Catcher. “Seriously. You’re, what, twelve now?”
***
“Then I guess that settles that,” I agreed. “My boobs and I will go.”
Chloe Neill, Drink Deep

Mark R. Levin
“I realized that conservatism was the philosophy that best suited me, with its emphasis on individual liberty, personal responsibility, and merit.”
Mark R. Levin

Gene Wolfe
“When a gift is deserved, it is not a gift but a payment.”
Gene Wolfe, Shadow & Claw

“Beware of those who criticize you when you deserve some praise for an achievement, for it is they who secretly desire to be worshiped.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Chloe Neill
“Friends in high places definitely helped- especially if you had enemies in even higher spots.”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten
tags: merit

Chloe Neill
“And so, on a night in late May, I found myself standing on the lawn of a Hyde Park mansion of vampires, staring up at the stone-framed visage of a boy in Armani, an enemy who’d become an ally. Ironic, I thought, that I’d given up one ally today but gained another.Ethan ran a hand through his hair.
“What are you thinking about?” I whispered up, knowing he couldn’t hear me.
Where was a boom box when you needed one?”
Chloe Neill

Chloe Neill
“If only we could have picked our family...”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten
tags: merit

Leo Tolstoy
“But she was not even grateful to him for it; nothing good on Pierre's part seemed to her to be an effort, it seemed so natural for him to be kind to everyone that there was no merit in his kindness.”
Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

Chloe Neill
“Aw, sad face. I came up with that totally off the cuff. No props for off the cuff?”
Chloe Neill, Hard Bitten

Chloe Neill
“Go ahead,” I told him. “Go see your admirers. Sign some autographs. It’s good PR for the House.” He slid me a glance, smiled. “Not concerned one of the fans will try to sweep me away with words of love?” “Oh, they’ll try to sweep,” I said. “But I have no worries you’ll come back to me.” His smile was meltingly handsome. “Because I love you without measure?” “Of course,” I said. Also, I had the car keys.”
Chloe Neill, Blood Games

Pierre-Simon Laplace
“It is India that gave us the ingenious method of expressing all numbers by means of ten symbols, each symbol receiving a value of position as well as an absolute value; a profound and important idea which appears so simple to us now that we ignore its true merit. But its very simplicity and the great ease which it has lent to computations put our arithmetic in the first rank of useful inventions; and we shall appreciate the grandeur of the achievement the more when we remember that it escaped the genius of Archimedes and Apollonius, two of the greatest men produced by antiquity.”
Pierre-Simon Laplace

Chloe Neill
“You look ho-ot. Sure you don’t wanna drop this vampire business and join the Pack? We’ve got better . . . insurance.”
Chloe Neill, Some Girls Bite
tags: jeff, merit

Chloe Neill
“You’re so immature.” “Blue hair. That’s all I’m saying.” “Bite me, dead girl.” I showed fang and winked at her. “Don’t tempt me, witch.”
Chloe Neill, Some Girls Bite

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