5+ quotes from Birth of a Killer by Darren Shan

Quotes from Birth of a Killer

Darren Shan ·  261 pages

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“You do not have to be alone. The world never inflicts loneliness upon us. That is something we choose or reject by ourselves.”
― Darren Shan, quote from Birth of a Killer


“If he turned his back on humanity now, it would be forever.”
― Darren Shan, quote from Birth of a Killer


“It is good to be taught humility when we are young. If we do not exeperience pain as children, we will cause pain as adults.”
― Darren Shan, quote from Birth of a Killer


“Better not to start down a wrong path at all than head down it in the hope of making a detour when something better came along.”
― Darren Shan, quote from Birth of a Killer


“Destiny is a tower of cards - nudge one just an inch and everything stacked on top comes crashing down. P116”
― Darren Shan, quote from Birth of a Killer


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Darren Shan
Born place: in London, The United Kingdom
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“Intellect is not going to be your home. It is a small instrument, to be used only for passing from instinct to intuition. So only the person who uses his intellect to go beyond it can be called intelligent. Intuition is existential. Instinct is natural. Intellect is just groping in the dark. The faster you move beyond intellect, the better; intellect can be a barrier to those who think nothing is beyond it. Intellect can be a beautiful passage for those who understand that there is certainly something beyond it.”
― Osho, quote from Intuition: Knowing Beyond Logic


“Every writer he ever met was a drunk,”
― Jonathan Maberry, quote from Dead of Night


“Sitting on the divan, she touched a finger to the bullet wound in his chest. It seemed so small, so incapable of creating the exodus of blood which had drenched his clothes and skin as he lay in the hospital, waiting for her to claim him. Death has been instantaneous, they said, as if there were a relief in that. She did not want death to have been instantaneous; she wanted to have at least held his hand as he lay dying and said goodbye to him in terms other than the, ‘Why are you doing again? You’ll find nothing. Stay. Oh all right, go,’ that had been her farewell to him that morning.

Stay. Stay. Stay. She should have repeated it like a madwoman, banged her head against the wall in a frenzy, hit him and wept. She should have said it just one more time, just a little more forcefully. She should have taken his dear, sweet head in her hands and kissed his eyes and forehead. Stay.”
― Kamila Shamsie, quote from Burnt Shadows


“You just like to piss me off,” Jack said.
“Well, there’s that. On the other hand, we’ll find out really fast just how much of a bastard you’re going to be to live with—with your woman around. You get out of line, and I’ll have to take you out behind the barn.”
“We don’t have a barn.”
“I told you we needed a barn, damn it,” Ken said. “You had to have a shop. It doesn’t sound the same saying I’m taking you out behind the shop.”
― Christine Feehan, quote from Conspiracy Game


“It is better to be hated for what you are, than loved for what you are not.” — ANDRÉ GIDE”
― Wayne W. Dyer, quote from Being In Balance: 9 Principles for Creating Habits to Match Your Desires


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