Quotes from Beautiful Darkness

Kami Garcia ·  503 pages

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“We don't get to chose what is true. We only get to choose what we do about it.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“In Light there is Dark, and in Dark there is Light.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“High school sucked. It was a universal truth, and whoever said these were supposed to be the best years of your life was probably drunk or delusional.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“There’s something about sitting alone in the dark that reminds you how big the world really is, and how far apart we all are. The stars look like they’re so close, you could reach out and touch them. But you can’t. Sometimes things look a lot closer than they are.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I had never been this mad at her before. It was one thing to be attacked by someone you hated, but this was something else. This was the kind of hurt that could only be inflicted by someone you loved, who you thought loved you. It was sort of like being stabbed from the inside out.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness



“When you look up/ Do you see the blue sky of what might be / Or the darkness of what will never be? / Do you see me?

Kami Garcia/Margaret Stohl”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I loved her, atom by atom, one burning cell at a time.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“It's not easy to be Light when you've been Dark. It's almost too much to ask anyone.
-Macon Ravenwood”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“Jump or stay in the boat.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“The stars look like they're so close, you could reach out and touch them. But you can't. Sometimes things look a lot closer than they are.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness



“Stairway to Hell or Yellow Brick Road? Why don't you give your Magic 8 Ball a shake and see if it's ready to play again.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“All truths are easy to understand once they have been discovered; the point is to discover them.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I didn't want to choose one world. I wanted to be part of both. I didn't want to see only one side of the sky. I wanted to see it all.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“You can read minds, and you didn't tell me?” Link stared at me like he just found out I was the Silver Surfer. He rubbed his head nervously. “Hey, man, all that stuff about Lena? I was yankin’ your chain.” He looked away. “Are you doin’ it now? You're doin’ it, aren't you? Dude, get out of my head.” He backed away from me and into the bookshelf.

“I can't read your mind, you idiot.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“Don't run away.
Im not running away. Im already gone.
-Lena and Ethan”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness



“She was my destination. I was always on the way to Lena, even when I wasn't. Even when she wasn't on her way to me.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“There was no one color that could paint Lena Duchannes. She was a red sweater and a blue sky, a gray wind and a silver sparrow, a black curl escaping from behind her ear.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“A vegetarian? Are you insane? That's worse than bein' a quarter demon!”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“Lying on the ceiling. Refusing to go to school. Not opening up to me. Climbing water towers. "No, she's all right.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“My life had taken a stranger turn than I could've ever imagined. What was I doing on this path? Where was I headed really? Who was I to take on a battle between powers I didn't understand— armed with a runaway cat, a uniquely bad drummer, a pair of garden shears, and an Ovaltine-drinking teen Galileo?
To save a girl who didn't want to be saved?”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness



“Lies, lies are the place where darkness grows.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I couldn't look at her. I'd been jealous and hurt, and I had dragged Liv into the middle of my own broken mess of a life. All because I thought Lena didn't love me anymore. But I was stupid, and I was wrong. Lena loved me so much, she was willing to risk everything to save me.
I had given up on Lena, after she had refused to give up on me. I owed her my life. It was as simple as that.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“So he's like a human compass? As far as superpowers go, that's pretty lame. You're like the Caster equivalent of Aquaman.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“Think of me as the praying mantis of the supernatural world.

Aren't those the bugs that bite the heads off the males? Link looked skeptical.

Yes. Then they eat them”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I knew what they were doing - or more like not doing. Leaving. I shook my head. "You guys are idiots."
Link grinned. "I'd have gone with 'brave as hell,' myself.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness



“I get it," said Link. "Even if it wrecks everything, even if you know you're gonna get busted, sometimes you gotta do it anyway."
"Something like that.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“Because life goes on, L. The birds do their thing, and the bees do theirs. Seeds get scattered, and everything grows back.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“There's something about sitting alone in the dark that reminds you how big the world really is, and how far apart we all are.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


“I pulled Lena's necklace out of my pocket. I let the charms roll around in my palm, but they were tangled and meaningless without her. The necklace was heavier than I imagined, or maybe it was the weight of my conscience.”
― Kami Garcia, quote from Beautiful Darkness


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Kami Garcia
Born place: in Washington DC, The United States
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