• “A dreamer,” scorns her mother. “A dreamer,” mourns her father. “A dreamer,” warns Estele. Still, it does not seem such a bad word.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “And perhaps it is just that happiness is frightening.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “Be with me always - take any form - drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you! Oh, God! it is unutterable! I can not live without my life! I can not live without my soul!” ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  • “Blink and you’re twenty-eight, and everyone else is now a mile down the road, and you’re still trying to find it, and the irony is hardly lost on you that in wanting to live, to learn, to find yourself, you’ve gotten lost.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “Books, she has found, are a way to live a thousand lives - or to find strength in a very long one.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “But this is how you walk to the end of the world. This is how you live forever. Here is one day, and here is the next, and the next, and you take what you can, savor every stolen second, cling to every moment, until it’s gone.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “He's more myself than I am. Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights
  • “I missed you every hour. And you know what the worst part was? It caught me completely by surprise. I'd catch myself just walking around to find you, not for any reason, just out of habit, because I'd seen something that I wanted to tell you about or because I wanted to hear your voice. And then I'd realize that you weren't there anymore, and every time, every single time, it was like having the wind knocked out of me. I've risked my life for you. I've walked half the length of Ravka for you, and I'd do it again and again and again just to be with you, just to starve with you and freeze with you and hear you complain about hard cheese every day. So don't tell me why we don't belong together.” ― Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone
  • “I see a beautiful city and a brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives for which I lay down my life, peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts, and in the hearts of their descendants, generations hence. It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
  • “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  • “I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.” ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  • “It is just a storm, he tells himself, but he is tired of looking for shelter. It is just a storm, but there is always another waiting in its wake.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “Just... isn't giving up allowed sometimes? Isn't it okay to say, ‘This really hurts, so I’m going to stop trying?” “It sets a dangerous precedent.” “For avoiding pain?” “For avoiding life.” ― Rainbow Rowell, Fangirl
  • “March is such a fickle month. It is the seam between winter and spring—though seam suggests an even hem, and March is more like a rough line of stitches sewn by an unsteady hand, swinging wildly between January gusts and June greens. You don’t know what you’ll find, until you step outside.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “People love talking, and I have never been a huge talker. I carry on an inner monologue, but the words often don't reach my lips.” Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl
  • “Porque esta guerra não foi feita para vos tirar do país mas para tirar o país de dentro de vós.” ― Mia Couto, Terra Sonâmbula
  • “She had the perpetual sense, as she watched the taxi cabs, of being out, out, far out to sea and alone; she always had the feeling that it was very, very, dangerous to live even one day.” ― Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway
  • “They've done it before and they'll do it again and when they do it - seems that only the children weep." ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
  • “Three words, large enough to tip the world. I remember you.” ― V.E. Schwab, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
  • “You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope... I have loved none but you.” ― Jane Austen, Persuasion
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