Sometimes pain is for the greater good.
More Quotes from Veronica Roth:Politeness is just deception in a pretty packaging.
They try to make you think they care about what you do but they don't. They don't want you to act a certain way. So you're easy to understand. So you won't pose a threat to them.
I settle into their pace. The uniform pounding of feet in my ears and the homogeneity of the people around me makes me believe that I could choose this. I could be subsumed into Abnegation's hive mind, projecting always outward.
What's worse: to be idle while someone dies, or to be exiled and empty-handed?
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?
Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Pain Quotes
I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens.
James L. Brooks
People - not just in their teenage years - hold on to this fantasy of love when they're not ready to have a real relationship.
Hemingway said the only way to write about a place is to leave it.