Veronica Quotes

Quotes tagged as "veronica" (showing 1-19 of 19)
Veronica Roth
“Do I look like I’ve been crying?’ I say.
‘Hmm.’ He leans in close, narrowing his eyes like he’s inspecting my face. A smile tugs at the corner of his mouth. Even closer, so we would be breathng the same air- if I could remember to breathe.
‘No, Tris,’ he says. A more serious look replaces his smile as he adds, ‘You look tough as nails.”
Veronica Roth, Divergent

Veronica Roth
“I was beginning to feel that I had finally found a place to stay, a place that was not so unstable or corrupt or controlling that I could actually belong there. You would think that I would have learned by now—such a place does not exist.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Dennis Sharpe
“Pretending to care what men think is an art. It takes moments to learn, but lifetimes to master. I’d like to believe I’m an expert.”
Dennis Sharpe, Blood & Spirits

Veronica Roth
“Stupid. Why do people want to pretend
that death is sleep? It isn’t. It isn’t”
Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth
“I feel uneasy. It's not often that you encounter the real person behind a good-natured mask, the darkest parts of someone. It's not comfortable when you do.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“It happened. It was awful. You aren't perfect. That's all there is. Don't confuse your grief with guilt."
We stay in the silence and the loneliness of the otherwise empty dormitory for a few more minutes, and I try to let her words work themselves into me.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Dennis Sharpe
“See, I can talk to the pretty man like a real grown up if I try hard enough.”
Dennis Sharpe, Blood & Spirits

Veronica Roth
“I wonder if that fear still creeps up on her now though she worked so hard to face it—I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“If someone offers you an opportunity to get closer to your enemy, you always take it. I know that without having learned it from anyone.”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Veronica Roth
“He must have stood there for a long time, making a list of all the terrible things he had done—almost killinng me was one of those thingss—and another list of all the good, heroic, brave things he had not done, and then decided that he was tired. Tired, not just of living, but of existing. Tired of being Al.”
Veronica Roth, Insurgent

Veronica Roth
“We move closer together like sections of a tightened shoelace”
Veronica Roth, Allegiant

“Happiness is about a moment.  The moment.  Its not a switch that gets thrown and nothing bad ever happens to you again.”
Tripp Millican, The Rebel Alliance

Nicholas Christopher
“They were different colors: the right one blue, the left green. And her face in the light of the candle on the table startled me at first, just as it had in the icy night air. After seeing it on the street, I was afraid I had only imagined it: a still, luminous face with a silvery sheen. Finely hewn, with a long, straight nose and a wide mouth, it was nearly identical to another face, which I had photographed years before. Not on a person, bu on the fragment of a frieze I found in some ruins near Verona, The frieze, which depicted a band of musicians, had once been shadowed beneath a cornice high on the temple of Mercury, god of magic. Belonging to one of the musicians, it was a riveting face - like a puzzle that could not be solved - which I had never found, or expected to find, on a living woman.”
Nicholas Christopher, Veronica

Dennis Sharpe
“He’s here. I feel him. His body is touching mine and it’s very real. We’re holding each other; it’s just all too…perfect?”
Dennis Sharpe, Distant Thunder

Carey Corp
“My true destiny clear for the first time in this journey, I quietly pleaded, "It has to be this way. Don't you see? This world would be much too dark a place without you in it.”
Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon

“You should be true to the person you were.  Dont try to apply the person you are now to the past.”
Tripp Millican

Deanna Raybourn
“He gave me a look that was almost pitying, and when he smiled it was the smile of a vengeful god. "My dear Veronica, I am suprised you have not already learned -- everyone has a capacity for cruelty. Not everyone gets the chance to exercise it.”
Deanna Raybourn, A Curious Beginning

Carey Corp
“I would pay any price for you.”
Carey Corp, Lorie Langdon

Carey Corp
“Verranica, I will never leave you.”
Carey Corp, Doon