9+ quotes from Dangerous by Shannon Hale

Quotes from Dangerous

Shannon Hale ·  405 pages

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“Humming the Star Wars theme to encourage myself, I wobbled onto my feet. Sometimes a girl's gotta provide her own trumpet-heavy heroic soundtrack.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“We were quiet, two tiny specks glued down by gravity, peering at a universe that didn't notice us back.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“In Gotham, batman just stumbles into crime," said Luther. "Salt lake is annoyingly tame.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“NASA's next urgent mission should be to send good poets into space so they can describe what it's really like."
--Dangerous by Shannon Hale”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“You'd better not talk about microscopes anymore," he whispered, "or I don't know if I can control myself.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“Why did everyone else seem fine but I felt as if I were living in a cage I'd outgrown two shoe sizes ago?”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“And this is where I'll end, before I know what happens next.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“Life feels like fall of itself.”
“'A dream within a dream.”
“And I want to wake up.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

“Generally speaking, if a guy breaks your jaw and leg and cuts off your robotic arm, you file charges and get a restraining order. The only exception is when subtle machinations are needed to save the world from a massive, catastrophic alien takeover. But in no other circumstance.”
― Shannon Hale, quote from Dangerous

About the author

Shannon Hale
Born place: in Salt Lake City, Utah, The United States
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