Quotes from Because You're Mine

Lisa Kleypas ·  376 pages

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“You deserve someone better than me. Someone young and idealistic…someone who can experience things for the first time along with you. I'm not always kind, and I have more faults than I'd care to name. All I can promise is that I'll want you until my last breath.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“Love me?” Madeline asked with a faint smile.

“It used to be love.” He brushed his lips over her closed eyelids. “Now there's no word for it.”

“You once told me that you thought love was a weakness.”

“I was wrong,” he whispered, kissing the corners of her mouth. “I've discovered it's my only strength.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“I've needed someone like you for a long time. Now that I have you, no one is going to take you from me.

Logan to Madeline”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“The audience falls in love with a leading man because he'll never belong to any of them.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“Safe men are for marrying. Dangerous men are for pleasure.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine



“I'm one of those people who was meant to have a very ordinary life. I have no special talent, no great beauty, nothing that distinguishes me from a hundred, thousand other girls. But I can't go through an entire lifetime without at least one night of magic.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“Rest,” Logan said. “Both of you.” His caressing gaze moved over his wife and infant daughter.
“I'll watch over you.”
“Love me?” Madeline asked with a faint smile, and yawned again.
“It used to be love.” He brushed his lips over her closed eyelids. “Now there's no word for it.”
“You once told me that you thought love was a weakness.”
“I was wrong,” he whispered, kissing the corners of her mouth. “I've discovered it's my only
strength.”
Madeline fell asleep with a smile still on her lips, her hand curled around his.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“In my entire life, I've never managed to do anything that I've truly been ashamed of.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“Logan: I don't care who you are or what you've done. Just tell me why you want to leave. Are you in love with this other man?

Maddy: Oh, no. It's not that, it's... I promised God that I would go back home if you got well again.

Logan: That's not my idea of a good bargain, sweet. Besides, I wasn't consulted.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“It's not what you project... it's what you don't show.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine



“Standing before the worn books and dusty shelves, she seemed like a ray of light in the windowless room.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“he doesn't prefer your kind. There are men with certain appetites that can be fulfilled only by very skilled women, and you...' She paused and viewed Madeline critically. 'Something tells me that your repertoire is extremely limited.'
'I don't even have a repertoire,' Madeline said gloomily.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“He saw that her hands were reddened from the days of nursing him, and a flush warmed his face. The feeling was not one of embarrassment—he had no shame when it came to matters of nakedness and physical intimacy. Rather, it was the sense that she had claimed a part of him that he couldn't retrieve…he felt bound to her.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“Her heart beat hard in her chest, until she felt the echo of its pounding in every part of her.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine


“It seems an odd idea, life being centered around pleasure.” “What is life supposed to be, then?” “It’s about duty, and sacrificing for others. And if we’ve been good, our pleasure comes later when we’re rewarded in the hereafter.” “I’ll take my rewards now.”
― Lisa Kleypas, quote from Because You're Mine



About the author

Lisa Kleypas
Born place: Texas, The United States
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