Again and Again, however, we know the language of love, and the little churchyard with its lamenting names and the staggeringly secret abyss in which others find their end: again and again the two of us go out under the ancient trees, make our bed again and again between the flowers, face to face with the skies
She was past present future. I wanted to answer, but I was broken.
I was born with these eyes. I was born for this life.
Sharing revelations is easier when it doesn't matter.
It's all you think about, all you talk about, and all you want us to talk about. What in the world would we call something like that? Oh, yeah! An obsession!
Are you sure you want to go out with someone with that kind of history? ...He could have a psychotic break. I read that people get those when they're twenty-eight.
Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.
I was suddenly struck by how dissimilar we were. It occurred to me that if Grace and I were objects, she would be an elaborate digital clock, synced up with the World Clock in London with technical perfection, and I'd be a snow globe - shaken memories in a glass ball.
She leaned toward me, offering her neck, and I kissed her just behind her ear.
It's rude to stare, but the great thing about staring at a sedated person is that they don't know you're doing it.
Books are more real when you read them outside.
The world needs more love at first sight.
I was wild and tame and pulled into shreds and crushed into being all at once.
So here's my theory, and this is such crap science, I don't have to tell you. It's science without microscopes, blood tests, or reality.
Mercy Falls was all about rumors, and the rumor on Jack was that he got his short fuse from his dad. I didn't know about that. It seemed like you ought to pick the sort of person you would be, no matter what your parents were like.
Face flushed, I shook my head and stared at my white-knuckled grip on the bed. Of all my pet peeves, condescending adults were probably at the top of the list.
There was no sun; there was no light. I was dying. I couldn't remember what the sky looked like. But I didn't die. I was lost to a sea of cold, and then I was reborn into a world of warmth.
I wasn't sure if I was charmed by his reluctance to share a bed with a girl or insulted that, apparently, I wasn't hot enough for him to charge the mattress like a bull.
Somewhere fate laughs in her far-off country, because now I am the human and it is Grace I will lose again and again, immer wieder, always the same, every winter, losing more of her each year, unless I find a cure.
My wolf was a cute guy and he was holding my hand. I could die happy.
Grace reached over and began stroking her fingers through my hair. I closed my eyes and let her drive me crazy.
This is Rilke. I wish I had written it for you.
I would say that by virtue of your not acting parental up to this point, you've relinquished your ability to wield any power now. Sam and I are together. It's not an option.
There was nothing particularly special about her, except that she was good with numbers, and very good at lying, and she made her home in between the pages of books.
One happy day for every falling leaf you catch. Sam's voice was low.
Grace: The idea was immediately unbearable, only because I wanted it to be true so badly it hurt
Your hair is all funky in the morning.
My parents had always been so careful with me, until the day they decided I needed to die.
If that moment had been a real thing, it would've been a butterfly, flapping and fluttering toward the sun.
To Grace, these were the things that mattered: my hands on her cheeks, my lips on her mouth. The fleeting touches that meant I loved her.
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