Quotes from Dead to the World

Charlaine Harris ·  291 pages

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“If there were an international butt competition, Eric would win, hands down—or cheeks up.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“It's probably a bad indicator of your lifestyle when you miss your ex-boyfriend because he's absolutely lethal.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“My gran had always told me that a woman--any woman worth her salt--could do whatever she had to.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Vampires. They wrote the book on possessive.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“We could go back," he said. In the dome light of the car, his face looked hard as stone. "We could go back to your house. I can stay with you always. We can know each other's bodies in every way, night after night. I could love you." His nostrils flared, and he looked suddenly proud. "I could work. You would not be poor. I would help you."

"Sounds like a marriage," I said, trying to lighten the atmosphere. But my voice was too shaky.

"Yes," he said.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



“...But also because I find I really do…" He paused, as if he were about to say something outrageous. "I find I have feelings for you."
"Oh," I said into his chest, sounding as astonished as Eric had(...)"Eric," I said, after a long pause, "I almost hate to say this, but I have feelings for you, too.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“I hate witches. Humans had the right idea, burning them at the stake.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“It was beautiful Eric, who desired me, who was hungry for me, in a world that often let me know it could do very well without me.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“As I climbed up into the high old bed, the large fly in my personal ointment did the same. Had I actually told him he could get in bed with me? Well, I decided, as I wriggled down under the soft old sheets and the blanket and the comforter, if Eric had designs on me, I was just too tired to care.
"Woman?"
"Hmmm?"
"What's your name?"
"Sookie. Sookie Stackhouse."
"Thank you, Sookie."
"Welcome, Eric.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Because he sounded so lost-the Eric I knew had never been one to do anything other than assume others should serve him-I patted around under the covers for his hand. When I found it, I slid my own over it. His palm was turned up to meet my palm, and his fingers clasped mine. And though I would not have thought it possible to go to sleep holding hands with a vampire, that's exactly what I did.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



“Come on," I said, taking his hand. Clutching the afghan with the other hand, he trailed down the hall after me, a snow white giant in tiny red underwear.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“As the water pounded on my back, I reflected that I must be pretty simple. It didn't take much to make me happy. A long night with a dead guy had done the trick.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“You know I love you more when you're cold and heartless.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Eric: ''What part do you like best?'' Sookie: ''oh your butt'' Eric: ''My...Bottom?'' Sookie: ''yep”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Bubba made a sound of disapproval "You're not supposed to be kissing on anybody else, Miss Sookie" he said "Bill said it was okay, but I don't like it.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



“I knew, as sure as I knew my name, that tomorrow he would send me another coat, in a big fancy box, with a big bow on it. It would be the right size, it would be a top brand, and it would be warm.

...............
It was cranberry red, with a removable liner, a detachable hood, and tortoiseshell buttons.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“We could go back to your house. I can stay with you always. We can know each others bodies in every way, night after night. I could love you. I could work, you would not be poor. I would help you.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“A piece of happiness should never be taken as due.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Though I was standing in front of a mirror, I wasn't really seeing my reflection. I was seeing, very clearly, that—at the moment—I was all in the world that Eric could think of as his own. I had better not fail him.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Oh, God, puppy dog eyes. From a six-foot-five ancient Viking vampire.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



“I felt like a car that had only been operated by one driver… a car its new prospective buyer was determined to take to the Daytona 500.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“(Sookie's Thoughts on Debbie Pelt) she had been cruel to Alcide, insulted me grievously, burned a hole in my favorite wrap and—oh—tried to kill me by proxy. Also, she had stupid hair.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“I had never realized a woman could have to struggle to keep her hands off a man, but here I was, digging my nails into my palms, staring at the inside of my eyelids as though I could maybe see through them if I peered hard enough.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Eric was usually pretty Anglo-Saxon about sex.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Well, that's certainly... adequate," I told him, burying my face in his chest. I knew immediately I'd picked the wrong word.
"Adequate?" He took my hand, placed it on the part in question. It immediately began to stir. He moved my hand on it, and I obligingly circled it with my fingers. "This is adequate?"
"Maybe I should have said it's a gracious plenty?"
"A gracious plenty. I like that," he said.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



“A dog – a collie – went up to Eric, looked up at his face, and growled.
“Shoo,” Eric said, making an imperious gesture with his hand.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“Jason's favorite person in the entire universe was Jason Stackhouse.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“He pulled my coat off my shoulders, looked at it with distaste, hung it on the back of one of the chairs pushed in under the kitchen table. "You are beautiful". No one had ever looked me in the eyes and said that.
Eric to Sookie, Page 208.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“I wish," I said. "I could save orgasms in a jar for when I need them, because I think I have a few extra.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World


“I abjure you,” Alcide said. Colonel Flood winced, and young Sid, Amanda, and Culpepper looked both astonished and impressed, as if this were a ceremony they'd never thought to witness. “I see you no longer. I hunt with you no longer. I share flesh with you no longer.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from Dead to the World



About the author

Charlaine Harris
Born place: in Tunica, Mississippi, The United States
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