Queendom Quotes

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Cinda Williams Chima
“But I don't want your throne."
"Then what do you want?"
"You.”
Cinda Williams Chima, The Crimson Crown

Genevieve Cogman
“Irene made a private mental resolution that if she ever became a queen, her throne would incorporate a cushion. Also a convenient bookcase.”
Genevieve Cogman, The Lost Plot

Samantha Shannon
“They raise us to be soft as silk, distract us with luxury and wealth beyond measure, so we never rock the boat that carries us. They expect us to be so bored by our power that we let them do the ruling in our stead. Behind every throne is a masked servant who seeks only to make a puppet of the one who sits on it.”
Samantha Shannon, The Priory of the Orange Tree

Frank Beddor
“Well now," the scholar went on, "I'm just an old fuddy-duddy who could use a tan, so you needn't grant my opinion any authority, but I consider the queendom lucky that a handful of Milliners and their children lived incognito among the population during Redd's tyranny.”
Frank Beddor, Seeing Redd

Cinda Williams Chima
“Sometimes you have to get away to remember who you are. Believe in yourself, Lyss. You’re strong and smart enough to do this job. Never let anyone tell you different.”
Cinda Williams Chima, Shadowcaster

Nicki Pau Preto
“She squeezed her eyes shut and stopped resisting. She fell into his arms, where he held her gently for a heartbeat then sighed. She thought of Val again. For all her dragging and pulling and demanding, all their ways their bodies had come into contact—and conflict—with each other over the years, Val had never given herself to Veronyka like this. Never offered herself at all. With Val, everything was take, take, take.”
Nicki Pau Preto, Heart of Flames

Tabitha Harding-Chestney
“If I were to choose someone to remove my head, it would be her, and I'd even say thank you afterwards.”
Tabitha Harding-Chestney, Ashen Rose

Janna Cachola
“Queenliness is next to Godliness”
Janna Cachola