Stolen Quotes

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Kelley Armstrong
“Murder? You mean he's dead?"
"No. He's resting comfortably," I said. "People always sleep best with their heads at a ninety-degree angle. He looks comfortable, doesn't he?"
(Paige & Elena)”
Kelley Armstrong, Stolen

Kelley Armstrong
“When I glanced at the chair, it started to shake. I’d like to think it was scared of me, but I rarely invoked that response in living things, let alone inanimate objects. ”
Kelley Armstrong, Stolen

Lucy Christopher
“I made it," you said, gruffly, "for you."

You shoved it onto my finger. It was roughly carved, shaped from a lump of something colourful and cold...a ring made entirely from a gemstone. It was beautiful. It glinted emerald greens and blood reds over my skin, and had tiny flecks of gold catching the light. I couldn't stop staring at it.

"Why?" I asked.

You didn't answer that. Instead you touched the ring gently and looked piercingly at me, unsaid questions in your eyes.”
Lucy Christopher, Stolen: A Letter to My Captor

Lucy Christopher
“Where are you going?" I asked.
"The middle of nowhere."
"I thought this was it."
"Nah." You shook your head. "This is just the edge.”
Lucy Christopher, Stolen: A Letter to My Captor

Lucy Christopher
“I’d never seen a man cry before, only on TV. I’d never even seen Dad close to crying. Those tears looked so odd on you. It was like the strength of you just seemed to sap away. The surprise of it stopped me from being so scared.”
Lucy Christopher, Stolen: A Letter to My Captor

Lucy Christopher
“You smiled then, and your whole face changed with it. It kind of lit up, like there were sunbeams coming from inside you.”
Lucy Christopher

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Just because you have stolen someone's heart, luckily owned and occupied as a home, doesn't give you the audacity to enforce hurtful policies.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Derek Landy
“I'm sorry, I'm still stuck on you losing your head.”
“I didn't lose it. It was stolen.”
Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant

Susanna Kaysen
“This time I read the title of the painting: Girl Interrupted at Her Music. Interrupted at her music: as my life had been, interrupted in the music of being seventeen, as her life had been, snatched and fixed on canvas: one moment made to stand still and to stand for all the other moments, whatever they would be or might have been. What life can recover from that?”
Susanna Kaysen, Girl, Interrupted

Nick Jonas
“I walked into school and saw this kid wearing the same shirt that I had. I looked at him and said,"You stole my shirt!" I got in his face about it to the point where he started crying, but I was convinced he stole it! I remember and go, "Why was I so angry about that?" Even now when Kevin or Joe has taken one of my shirts I think back and laugh!”
Nick Jonas

Aravind Adiga
“The more I stole from him, the more I realized how much he had stolen from me.”
Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“One time, I'd let myself believe I could fall in love with a prince. I still haven't recovered from the cuts those glass slippers made when they shattered.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The darkness might hide things really well, but it doesn’t have the power to make them disappear. And when it comes to our dreams, we might want to remember that.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The only thing that I fear about death is that it will occur before I’ve had the chance to really live. And it is Christmas that hands me the chance to live while it leaves death with no chance to steal any of that from me.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Deep in the voice of a child and laced throughout the melody of their laughter we can hear what life was like before ‘innocence stolen’ swept it away. And if we bend down and listen closely, we suddenly realize that life was never stolen. Rather, we gave it away.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“What seemed to have been taken from our lives is simply a precursor to the very thing that’s about to show up.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Lo, [scribes] are slain,
Their writings stolen,
Woe is me for the grief of this time!”
Miriam Lichtheim, Ancient Egyptian Literature, Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

“Lo, justice flees from you.
Expelled from its seat!
The magistrates do wrong,
Right-dealing is bent sideways,
The judges snatch what has been stolen.”
Miriam Lichtheim

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I will love or I will hate. And while it might be true that the former will demand everything of me, I can be certain that the latter will take everything from me.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“I knew then that Gray could fee my butterflies, because he seemed determined to rip their wings off anytime they fluttered.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“Maybe I've started rooting for you to fail.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“I can’t come up there,” I whispered. “I can’t do it. I can’t wake up in the morning and go back to being nothing.”
The thunderous roar of waves amplified the silence. I figured he had dropped the matter, and I let my vision blur in the glimmering crystals of his art deco chandelier above.
Then he spoke. “I can’t wake up tomorrow and not smell you in my sheets, Snitch.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“You’re born to be seen, and because of that, you hide your heart. I was born to be forgotten, and because of that, I wear my heart on my sleeve. I don’t think it’s working out so well for either of us.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“She wasn't just cleaning-she fucking belonged here. In my bed. In my veins.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“You’ve corrupted my soul completely.” He pulled back, forcing me to feel the earnestness in his soul. “I don’t feel without you.” He ran his nose up and down my neck, voice warbled, raw. “Let me say sorry to you. Let me say sorry to you over and over again until you say I’ve fixed it.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“What kind of fucking torture is it to wait years to fuck, to wait until you’ve found someone who won’t rip you to shreds, to finally find that girl, and then not be able to have her?”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“I don’t want us to be something that only exists in the dark, in the cracks, in the places people don’t want to look or talk about.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“I want to kiss you, Story. I want the whole fucking world to know you’re mine. I want it cast in stone.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“Even if he could never belong to me, I would always belong to him. Painfully, ruinously, irrevocably.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

Mary Catherine Gebhard
“Because this is what happens in the real Cinderella story. The prince has to marry a princess, and people like us? We have to find peace in the ashes.”
Mary Catherine Gebhard, Stolen Soulmate

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