The Infinite Sea Quotes

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Rick Yancey
“That’s the cost. That’s the price. Get ready, because when you crush the humanity out of humans, you’re left with humans with no humanity.

In other words, you get what you pay for, motherfucker”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Ha-ha. The dumb jock who can’t talk the Queen’s English. I swear to God, the next person who corrects my grammar gets punched in the face.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Some things down to the smallest of things, are worth the sum of all things”
Rick Yancey, The Last Star

Rick Yancey
“´Because love is irrational,´ I tell Vosh. ´It doesn´t follow rules. Not even its own rules. Love is the one thing in the universe that´s unpredictable.´”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Onto his stomach. Then knees. Then hands. His elbows quivered, his wrists threatened to buckle under his own weight. Self-centered, stubborn, sentimental, childish, vain. I am humanity. Cynical, naive, kind, cruel, soft as down, hard as tungsten steel.
I am humanity
He crawled.
I am humanity.
He fell.
I am humanity.
He got up.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“That’s the cost. That’s the price. Get ready, because when you crush the humanity out of humans, you’re left with humans with no humanity.

In other words, you get what you pay for, motherfucker.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“It doesn’t begin inside my head like I expected. Instead a delicious warmth spreads through my body, expanding from my heart outward, and my bones and muscles and skin dissolve in the warmth that spreads out from me, until the warmth overcomes the Earth and the boundaries of the universe. The warmth is everywhere and everything. My body and everything outside my body belongs to it. Then I feel him; he is in the warmth, too, and there’s no separation between us, no spot where I end and he begins, and I open up like a flower to the rain, achingly slow and dizzyingly fast, dissolving in the warmth, dissolving in him and there’s nothing to see, that’s just the convenient word he used because there is no word to describe him, he just is.
And I open to him, a flower to the rain.”
Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey
“And far more dangerous than greed or lust or envy or any of those things—or anything—was love.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Run equals die. Stay equals die. So before we go all O.K. Corral on this, let's consider the third option: We blow it up.”
Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

Rick Yancey
“He leans forward and kisses me hard on the mouth.
"Don't ever do that again," I tell him.
"Why? Because you liked it or because you didn't?"
"Both.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Give someone the power of the gods and he will become as indifferent as the gods.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“The nights did not come gently but seemed to slam down angrily upon the Earth, and starlight transformed the golden brown of the wheat to the colour of polished silver.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“The world is a clock winding down.

I hear it in the wind’s icy fingers scratching against the window. I smell it in the mildewed carpeting and the rotting wallpaper of the old hotel. And I feel it in Teacup’s chest as she sleeps. The hammering of her heart, the rhythm of her breath, warm in the freezing air, the clock winding down.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Ringer, I don’t want to burst your bubble, but—”
“You don’t want to burst my bubble butt?”
“That sounded suspiciously like a joke.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“stay calm. It's like chess. Move and countermove.”
Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey
“Look, I probably shouldn’t tell someone holding a high-powered semiautomatic rifle this, but you’re really starting to get on my nerves.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Cassie,” Sam said in my ear. “Your nose is really big.”
“That’s because it’s broken.” Like my heart, kid. It’s a set.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“I’m not bitching.”
“Yes, you are. You’re bitching like a junior miss beauty queen.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“I was never very good at history, but I was pretty sure douchebags like Hitler didn’t laugh very much.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Maybe you’re forgetting who saved your life,” Ringer said.
“Oh, kiss my ass.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“You say you know how we think? Then you know what I’m going to do. I’ll rip your face off with a pair of tweezers. I’ll tear your heart out with a sewing needle. I’ll bleed you out with seven billion tiny cuts, one for each one of us.
That’s the cost. That’s the price. Get ready, because when you crush the humanity out of humans, you’re left with humans with no humanity.
In other words, you get what you pay for, motherfucker.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Are you crying, Ringer?"
"My eyes are watering."
"No."
"Don't tell me no, Razor. I don't cry."
"Bullshit.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Do you know what happened to Teacup?”
“Ran away with the spoon, what I heard.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“I know they’re probably dead. And I know I’ll probably die long before I reach them, even if they’re not. But I made a promise, Razor. I didn’t think it was a promise at the time. I told myself it wasn’t. Told him it wasn’t. But there’re the things we tell ourselves about the truth, and there’re the things the truth tells about us.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“I thought of the unblemished thing, the thing that lasts, and I thought the only thing with the power to save us also had the power to slay us.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Thinking about the bacon- the potential of bacon- gives me hope. Not all is lost if bacon isn't.”
Rick Yancey

Rick Yancey
“A naïve, thick-headed, stereotypical jock who thinks he’s God’s gift to the world when he isn’t thinking the world is God’s gift to him.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“Did he fight?"
"Yes, Sam. He fought very hard. He saved my life."
"But you hid"
"Yes." Crushing Bear against my stomach.
"Like a big fat chicken."
"Not like that," I whispered. "It wasn't like that.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“That’s the way of every human catastrophe. The douchebag is nearly indestructible.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

Rick Yancey
“I am drowning in an infinite sea.”
Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea

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