Trap Quotes

Quotes tagged as "trap" (showing 1-30 of 58)
China Miéville
“A trap is only a trap if you don't know about it. If you know about it, it's a challenge.”
China Miéville, King Rat

Rick Riordan
“He turned to Frank who was trying to pull his fingers out of the Chinese handcuffs…
“Okay,” Frank relented. “Sure.” He frowned at his fingers, trying to pull them out of the trap. “Uh, how do you—”
Leo chuckled. “Man, you’ve never seen those before? There’s a simple trick to getting out.”
Frank tugged again with no luck. Even Hazel was trying not to laugh.
Frank grimaced with concentration. Suddenly, he disappeared. On the deck where he’d been standing, a green iguana crouched next to an empty set of Chinese handcuffs.
“Well done, Frank Zhang,” Leo said dryly, doing his impression of Chiron the centaur. “That is exactly how people beat Chinese handcuffs. They turn into iguanas.”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

Jodi Picoult
“Forgiving isn't something you do for someone else. It's something you do for yourself. It's saying, 'You're not important enough to have a stranglehold on me.' It's saying, 'You don't get to trap me in the past. I am worthy of a future.”
Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

Patrick Ness
“And I know I’ve lost.
Everything is lost.
Everything is over.
“As the newly appointed President of this fair planet of ours,” the Mayor says, holding out his hands as if to show me the world for the first time,” let me be the very first to welcome you to its new capital city.”
“Todd?” Viola whispers, her eyes closed.
I hold her tightly to me.
“I’m sorry,” I whisper to her. “I’m so sorry.”
We’ve run right into a trap.
We’ve run right off the end of the world.
“Welcome,” says the Mayor,” to the New Prentisstown.”
Patrick Ness, The Knife of Never Letting Go

Frank Herbert
“Knowing where the trap is—that's the first step in evading it.”
Frank Herbert, Dune

“What makes people tick? Life can be a trap of ennui, but imagery may be a redemptive escape from dullness. The iconic power and exuberance of images generate an inexorable addiction that needs to be gratified without respite. Here and now! ("Give me more images")”
Erik Pevernagie

Chuck Palahniuk
“And if you can find any way out of our culture, then that's a trap too. Just wanting to get out of the trap reinforces the trap.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

Rachel Naomi Remen
“Belief traps or frees us.”
Rachel Naomi Remen, Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal

Derek Landy
“It was a trap. It was so obviously a trap.

Darquesse smiled.”
Derek Landy, The Dying of the Light

Judah Smith
“But difficult situations and wrong choices conspire to trap us in hopelessness.”
Judah Smith, Jesus Is: Find a New Way to Be Human

Sanhita Baruah
“What if you are just destined to get hurt, to be helplessly stuck in a point of time you no longer want to be?

Maybe life is all about trying to get up while you fall a little bit deeper in the pits of hell, each time you try not to...”
Sanhita Baruah

Ann Marie Aguilar
“How can you be free, If you don't even know you're trap or lock inside?”
Ann Marie Aguilar

Stephen King
“The trap had a ghastly perfection”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Toba Beta
“Sometimes, we feel conscious but unable to move our body.
The first thing to do is focus in a prayer, then start to wink frequently.
By this way, slowly but sure our body can be moved totally by our persistent willpower.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Melody  Lee
“The feeling of being both trapped and free at the same time is the most mind twisting feeling of all.”
Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

Munia Khan
“A smartphone is an addictive device which traps a soul into a lifeless planet full of lives”
Munia Khan

Rebecca McNutt
“Geraldine keeps her eyes trained on him as she slowly reaches into her purse, wrapping her fingers around her gun. “…Callo, I’m so sorry that your life ended up this way,” she sighs as she gets out of her side of the car, her feet burning from the cold as her high heels sink into the fallen snow. “Aren’t you scared?”

“I’m you, Geraldine… I fell into the same trap as you, anyway,” Callo answers. His large eyes are shining with tears, but he doesn’t seem afraid in the least. “…The dead don’t feel anything, you know… not even guilt or regret. So, what is there to be afraid of?”
Rebecca McNutt, Listen is Silent, or The Usurer

Leigh Bardugo
“Just because you escape one trap, doesn't mean you will escape the next.”
Leigh Bardugo, The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Deyth Banger
“Don't think that this people are stupid, probably you have caught one, but you didn't finish your work and what now???
You were in their trap...”
Deyth Banger

“who knows your silence is screening some back stage trouble for me as I have spoken truth .”
litymunshi

Deyth Banger
“Nice trap.... very nice... let's put it like the riochet rabbit.”
Deyth Banger

“Clear out your thoughts, don't believe everything you think,it might be a trap within”
Napz Cherub Pellazo

“But it is difficult to tell whether something is an oppurtunity or a trap when you are put on the spot.”
Olivia Sudjic, Sympathy

“Looks can be deceiving but let's not fall into the looks trap.”
Fatima Faisal

Christina Engela
“The Exo went pale when he realized what we were dealing with. Well, what he thought we were dealing with. I never really thought he was a paragon of courage, mister ‘I’ll-be-Captain-one-of-these-days’ Beckett. He wanted to turn a blind eye as it were, and keep going. Of course we didn’t want to break the law – or tempt karma… so the Captain over-ruled him and decided to stop. It was. A trap, I mean. But nothing like we thought – not something as mundane as Corsairs. Oh, no. And it didn’t spring on us till days later, when we were light-years away.”
Christina Engela, Space Vacation

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The fear of a man is snare.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

أنيس منصور
“أعظم مصيدة نصبتها المرأة للرجل : عيناها .. وأعظم تابوت دافئ ناعم : شفتاها!”
أنيس منصور, مذكرات شابة غاضبة

Deyth Banger
“You never can't put bad down, there is always something tricky... nothing is so easy if it's easy. It's in the state of possibility of the ability to be in a trap which they want to put you... so they succeed. - Better Next time think!”
Deyth Banger

Jeff VanderMeer
“You put yourself here. Set this trap for yourself. So if you feel trapped by it now, it is your own fault. - The Director”
Jeff VanderMeer, Acceptance

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