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30+ quotes from Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning

Quotes from Darkfever

Karen Marie Moning ·  309 pages

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“I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself. Movies show you the pink house. A good book tells you there's a pink house and lets you paint some of the finishing touches, maybe choose the roof style,park your own car out front. My imagination has always topped anything a movie could come up with. Case in point, those darned Harry Potter movies. That was so not what that part-Veela-chick, Fleur Delacour, looked like.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“I love books, by the way, way more than movies. Movies tell you what to think. A good book lets you choose a few thoughts for yourself.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Last night you said you wanted to know what to expect so you could better select your attire. I told you we were going to visit a vampire in a Goth-den tonight. Why, then, Ms. Lane, do you look like a perky rainbow?”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Assume' makes an 'ass' out of 'u' and 'me'.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Barrons laughed again. "And there, my dear Fio, you make one of Womankind's greatest mistakes: Falling in love with a man's potential. We so rarely share the same view of it, and even more rarely care to achieve it. Stop pining for the man you think I could be -- and take a good, long, hard look at the one I am.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Sometimes, Ms. Lane," he said, "one must break with one's past to embrace one's future. It is never an easy thing to do. It is one of the distinguishing characteristics between survivors and victims. Letting go of what was, to survive what is.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“He raised a brow. 'Petunia, Ms. Lane?'
I scowled. "Ass, Barrons.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“It's what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“She understood now why her friend Elizabeth, with her near-genius, analytical mind gave wide berth to murder mysteries, psychological thrillers, and horror stories, and read only romance novels. Because, by God, when a woman picked up one of those steamy books, she had a firm guarantee that there would be a Happily-Ever-After. That though the world outside those covers could bring such sorrow and disappointment and loneliness, between those covers, the world was a splendid place to be.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“You, Ms. Lane, are a menace to others! A walking, talking catastrophe in pink!”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“I said breathe. Not do a fish-out of-water imitation.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“What are you" -Mac

"I don't follow" -Jericho

"You dropped 30 feet in that warehouse. You should have broken something. What are you?" -Mac

"A man with a rope." -Jericho”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“You want to believe in black and white, good and evil, heroes that are truly heroic, villains that are just plain bad, but I've learned in the past year that things are rarely so simple. The good guys can do some truly awful things, and the bad guys can sometimes surprise the heck out of you.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Okay, Barrons, it's time."
"I am not helping you shave your legs." he said instantly.
"Oh please. As if I'd let you.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Distinguish yourself [...] in an age where girls often make themselves too available to boys, by making him work a little for your attention. He'll think he's won a prize when he gets it, and he'll work that much harder to keep it. Boys turn into men and men put a premium on what's hard to get.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“It's often only in the lies we refuse to speak that any truth can be heard at all.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“You never knew what you could get away with until you tried.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Lose the pessimism, Ms. Lane. It's a self-fulfilling prophecy.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“There are two kinds of people in the world Ms. Lane: those who survive no matter the cost and those who are walking victims.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“He didn't just occupy space; he saturated it. The room had been full of books before, now it was full of him.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“There are really only two positions one can take toward anything in life: hope or fear. Hope strengthens, fear kills.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“If he was winter, I was summer. If I was sunshine, he was night. A dark and stormy one.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Dubh is do?" I was incredulous. It was no wonder I hadn't been able to find the stupid word. "Should I be
calling pubs poos?"
"Dubh is Gaelic, Ms. Lane. Pub is not.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“All my life, up until that moment, I'd had a warm, protective blanket wrapped around me, knitted of aunts and uncles, purled of first and second and third cousins, knot-tied with grandmas and grandpas and greats. That blanket had just dropped from my shoulders. I felt cold, lost and alone.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“How will we get back up?" I worried.
"I have a different route in mind for our return trip."
"Does it involve stairs?" I asked hopefully.
"No."
"Of course not. How silly of me. And for our return adventure we will be scaling the side of Mount Everest, hiking boots to be provided by our trusty sponsor, Barrons Books and Baubles.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“I'd never been turned on by the Ken doll—even before I looked down his pants and saw what was missing.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Barrons had just given me the most carnal, sexually charged hungry look I'd ever seen in my life, and I was pretty sure he didn't even know he had done it.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“And then what? Said, 'Oh, I'm so sorry, Ms. Lane, I didn't mean to wrinkle your lovely blouse. May I press that for you?' Or perhaps you gouged it with one of your pretty pink nails?"
I was really beginning to wonder what his hang-up with pink was, but I didn't resent the sarcasm in his voice.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“There are only really two positions one can take toward anything in life: hope or fear. Hope strengthens, fear kills.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


“Born in a generation that thinks cynical and disenchanted is cool,
sometimes I'm a little off the beaten track.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Darkfever


About the author

Karen Marie Moning
Born place: in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
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