November 6, 2016

J. R. Ward Quotes

“A book unopened alters not the ink on its pages. What is there is there. “

“After all, tragedy didn’t discriminate, so everyone was subject to the same whims of fate. “

“All kings are blind. The good ones see this and use more than their eyes to lead. “

“An active mind didn’t need distractions in its physical environment. It needed a collection of outstanding books and a good lamp. Maybe some cheese and crackers.”

“And love … love was worth dying for. Worth living for, too. “

“Falling into ruin was a bit like falling in love: Both descents stripped you bare and left you as you were at your core. And both endings are equally painful. “

“Fuckin’ A… hope didn’t so much spring eternal as it drowned out common sense and self-preservation. “

“Funny thing about glass. When you broke the shit up, it got pissed and bit back. “

“I love you forever” didn’t always need to be spoken to be understood.”

“I love you. And I’m going to keep loving you even after you don’t know I exist.”

“I miss you. I miss you so fucking bad it hurts, but I don’t know how to find you even though you’re right in front of me. “

“I was dead until you found me, though I breathed. I was sightless, though I could see. And then you came…and I was awakened. “

“If you eliminate all possible explanations, then the impossible is the answer. “

“If you’re going to insist on being reasonable, I’m going to stop hanging with you. “

“I’m not broken, I’m ruined. Do you understand the difference? With broken maybe you can fix things. Ruined? All you can do is wait to bury me.”

“Life is such a glorious trauma, is it not? “

“Life was short, no matter how many days you were granted. And people were precious, each and every one, no matter how many you were lucky enough to have in your life. And love… love was worth dying for. Worth living for, too. -Tohrment”

“Life’s meant to be lived blind—that’s how you don’t take shit for granted.”

“Look, you didn’t fail me. Because you can’t fail at the impossible.”

“Love can conquer everything but reality. Which will win every stinking time.”

“Next time you think of me like that , say my name when you come. It’ll get you off even better. “

“No matter what you wear… to me, you will always have diamonds on the soles of your shoes. “

“Some bridges you crossed on your own, no matter who drove you to the edge “

“Some things are destined to be — it just takes us a couple of tries to get there.”

“Sometimes the only thing that got you through hell was that you were in too deep to pull out”

“Sometimes the only way to know how far you’d come was to return to where you once had been. “

“Sometimes your whole life could hinge on a fraction of an inch. Or the beat of a nanosecond. Or the knock on a door. “

“Whether you have sight or not, I see the future in your eyes.” -Beth “

“You’re not half the male you could be because of what was done to you. You’re twice what anyone else is because you survived.”

“You’re the reason I get out of bed every night. And you’re the reason I can’t wait to come home every dawn. Not the war. Not the Brothers. Not even Butch. It’s…you. “

“You’ve always had me … and my heart. My soul. Everything. I wish it hadn’t taken this long for me to man up. “

“You’ve got nothing to worry about. The righteous do not always right, but their souls remain pure. -Lassiter the Angel “