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  • I do know it, my own. Let me tell ye in your sleep how much I love you. For there's no so much I can be saying to ye while ye wake, but the same poor words, again and again. While ye sleep in my arms, I can say things to ye that would be daft and silly waking, and your dreams will know the truth of them. Go back to sleep, mo duinne.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Dragonfly in Amber")

  • You are mine, always, if ye will it or no, if ye want me or nay. Mine, and I willna let ye go
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Dragonfly in Amber")

  • I can bear pain myself, he said softly, but I couldna bear yours. That would take more strength than I have.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • There was a smell about the place, which I imagined as the smell of misery and fear, though I supposed it was no more than the niff of ancient squalor and an absence of drains.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • It isn't necessarily easier if you know what it is you're meant to do-- but at least you don't waste time in questioning or doubting. If you're honest--well, that isn't necessarily easier, either. Though I suppose if you're honest with yourself and know what you are, at least you're less likely to feel that you've wasted your life, doing the wrong thing.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Voyager")


  • I stood still, vision blurring, and in that moment, I heard my heart break. It was a small, clean sound, like the snapping of a flower's stem.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Dragonfly in Amber")

  • You're mine, damn ye, Claire Fraser! Mine, and I wilna share ye, with a man or a memory, or anything whatever, so long as both shall live.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Dragonfly in Amber")

  • I gave you justice, it said, as I was taught it. And I gave you mercy , too, so far as I could. While I could not spare you pain and humiliation, I make you a gift of my own pains and humiliations, that yours might be easier to bear.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • There were moments, of course. Those small spaces in time, too soon gone, when everything seems to stand still, and existence is balanced on a perfect point, like the moment of change between the dark and the light, and when both and neither surround you.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • It wasn't a thing I had consciously missed, but having it now reminded me of the joy of it; that drowsy intimacy in which a man's body is accessible to you as your own, the strange shapes and textures of it like a sudden extension of your own limbs.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Voyager")

  • I want to hold you like a kitten in my shirt, and still I want to spread your thighs and plow ye like a rotting bull. I dinna understand myself.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Dragonfly in Amber")

  • An Englishman thinks a hundred miles is a long way; and American thinks a hundred years is a long time
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Drums of Autumn")

  • It was in a way a comforting idea; if there was all the time in the world, then the happenings of a given moment became less important.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • We have nothing now between us, save - respect, perhaps. And I think that respect has maybe room for secrets, but not for lies.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Outlander")

  • The most irritating thing about cliches, I decided, was how frequently they were true.
    (Diana Gabaldon, "Voyager")


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