Smug Quotes

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Julie Kagawa
“Ash and Puck shared a brief glance, and then Ash pushed himself off the wall to stand beside me. “Lead the way,” he said, nodding into the darkness. “We’ll be right behind you.”

“For the record,” Grimalkin stated as we ventured, single file, into the black, “I do not think this is a good idea. But, as no one listens to the cat anymore, I will have to wait until we are completely lost to say ‘I told you so.”
Julie Kagawa, The Iron Queen

Julie Kagawa
“Grimalkin yawned and licked his whiskers. 'Not dead,' he replied. 'Hardly dead. But she changed her name and appearance so many times, even the oldest fey would hardly remember her. She likes to keep a low profile, you know.' Puck frowned, knitting his bows together. 'Then how is it you remember her?' he demanded, sounding indignant. 'I am a cat,' purred Grimalkin.”
Julie Kagawa, The Iron King

Criss Jami
“Treat people like people. Beware of pity and patronization because in them, you can't see when you're unashamedly looking down on someone.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Catherine Doyle
“I must be irresistible. You can’t stay away from me for more than twenty-four hours.”
Catherine Doyle, Inferno

Dean Koontz
“How obvious can it be? ... The purpose of makeup is to defy the degradations of time, and time is just a synonym for death.”
Dean Koontz, False Memory

“Smug, exhausted and dumb. He's just what I'd been hoping for.”
Pittacus Lore, Nine's Legacy

Marcel Proust
“M. de Charlus persisted in not replying. I thought I could see a smile flicker about his lips: the smile of the man who looks down from a great height on the characters and manners of lesser men.”
Marcel Proust, In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

Kelly Batten
“I hate smug people.”
Ros laughed. “That you do. And so you’re using his phone. He’ll explode, you know.”
“Oh, it’ll be bad. ‘Cause I made all the phone calls on my list.”
There was a pause. “No. You didn’t.”
“I did.”
“Fifty-one phone calls on the off-limits phone?” “Yup.”
“Did you fall down the stairs or something? What is wrong with you?!”
Kelly Batten, One Day You'll Find Me

Kristen Henderson
“I wonder what became of you, your Johnny
Rotten skin, no Emerald City eyes.
You'd have been a beauty if you let inferiority
steam your glasses with its candor, sans laughter.”
Kristen Henderson, Of My Maiden Smoking

Kay L.  Moody
“Maybe it was his eyes or mouth, or the way he held his shoulders, but somehow, he looked amused by her sudden appearance. No, not just amused but also pleased.”
kay l moody, River Gate

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Success stood in some people’s way of moving from being good to being great.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana