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  • Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness. But there isn't much i can do to stop them.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I tell myself, as sternly as possible, that is how things work here. We do dangerous things and people die. People die, and we move on to the next dangerous thing. The sooner that lesson sinks in, the better chance I have at surviving initiation.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • Our eyes meet. I hear a train horn, so faint it could be wind whistling through an alleyway. But I know it when I hear it. It sounds like the Dauntless, calling me to to them.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • The theory is that if you spill all your secrets, you'll have no desire to lie about anything, ever again. Like the worst about you is already in the open, so why not just be honest?
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")


  • Why do people want to pretend that death is sleep? It isn't. It isn't.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • For a few minutes we kiss, deep in the chasm, with the roar of water all around us. And we rise, hand in hand, I realize that if we had both chosen differently, we might have ended up doing the same thing, in a safer place, in gray clothes instead of black ones.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I breathe in. The water will wash my wounds clean. I breathe out. My mother submerged me in water when I was a baby, to give me to God. It has been a long time since I thought about God, but I think about him now. It is only natural. I am glad, suddenly, that I shot Eric in the foot instead of the head.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I want to cry because something terrible happened, and I saw it, and I could not see a way to mend it.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • Part of me wonders if this is a suicide mission disguised as a game.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • There is power in controlling something that can do so much damage - in controlling something, period.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • Yesterday he told me he thought I would have to pretend to be weak, but he was wrong. I am weak already. I brace myself against the wall and press my forehead to my hands. It's difficult to take deep breaths, so I take short, shallow ones. I can't let this happen. They attacked me to make me feel weak. I can pretend they succeeded to protect myself, but I can't let it become true.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • Half of bravery is perspective.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I can't answer either question. But the look she gives me reminds me of the look in the attack dog's eyes in the aptitude test - a vicious, predatory stare. She wants to rip me to pieces. I can't lie down in submission now. I have become an attack dog too.
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")

  • I would rather be dead than empty
    (Veronica Roth, "Divergent")


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