Quotes from A World Without Princes

Soman Chainani ·  433 pages

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“It's the problem with fairy tales. From far away, they seem so perfect. But up close, they're just as complicated as real life.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“And Sophie and Agatha lived happily ever after, for girls don't need princes for love to call... No, they don't need princes in their fairy tales at all”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“No one likes boys! Even girls who like boys can’t stand boys!”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Sophie and Agatha locked eyes one last time but neither screamed for the other.

Once true loves, the two girls now pulled apart like strangers, each in the arms of a boy, Good with
Good, Evil with Evil...

Both of their wishes granted.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“No one likes boys! Even girls who like boys can’t stand boys! They smell, they talk too much, they mess up everything, and they always have their hands in their pants, but that doesn’t mean we can go to school without them! It’s like stymphs without bones! It’s like witches without warts! Without boys, LIFE HAS NO POINT!”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes



“No one likes boys! Even girls who like boys can't stand boys! They smell, they talk too much, they mess up everything, and they always have their hands in their pants ...”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Nothing in this world was ever certain. Princes could become as frightening as ogres. Princesses could become villains. Best friends could become enemies.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Agatha let out a rush of air and gripped her old history textbook to her chest. Leave it to a librarian to find the book she needed, she thought, silently thanking the tortoise.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Because we grow up, Filip,' Tedros exhaled. 'When you're young, you think your best friend is everything. But once you find real love... it changes. Your friendship can never be the same after that. Because no matter how much you try to keep both, your loyalty can only lie with one.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Who would end up the villain?”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes



“honor and valor that's what good is”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


“Sophie, however, remained in place, buffing her ragged nails until she heard the deafening crash. Nonchalant, she crawled over the mass of moaning bodies at the door, wondering how boys had ever survived this long in nature if they didn’t even have the common sense to take turns going down stairs.”
― Soman Chainani, quote from A World Without Princes


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Soman Chainani
Born place: The United States
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