30+ quotes from Defiance by C.J. Redwine

Quotes from Defiance

C.J. Redwine ·  403 pages

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“It’s probably my job to tell you life isn’t fair, but I figure you already know that. So instead, I’ll tell you that hope is precious, and you’re right not to give up.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I love how you still think if you tell me to do something, I'll just check my brain at the door and do it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Silent acquiescence in the face of tyranny is no better than outright agreement.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I never thought it was fair that anatomy decided what my brain was fit for.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“No matter what has happened. No matter what you've done. No matter what you will do. I will always love you. I swear it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“His knives are nice. Mine is better.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I ache to hear her tell me she loves me, but forcing her to put words to how she feels pushes her further into the silence she seems comfortable calling home now. I tell myself to be patient and understanding, but inside there's a longing only those words will fill, and it hurts to ignore it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“What's the use in being diplomatic? I'd rather just pull my weapon and wing it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I'm no longer a daughter.
No longer a granddaughter.
No longer a girl with dreams. With hope.
I'm a weapon, now.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Besides, what do I know about being a wife? There are much more important qualities to have than a docile disposition.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“She stares at me, a tiny smile flitting across her lips, and the affection on her face makes me feel like the richest man in the world.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Remember, sometimes diplomacy is the better side of warfare."
"Dipolomacy is a lot easier to accomplish if you've got your foe on his knees hoping you don't lop off his head.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Losing your head in a crisis is a good way to become the crisis.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“He pulls me to a stop in front of a stall selling steaming hot stew of beef an onions. "Two please."
"It's too expensive," I whisper to him, even though I know he won't listen.
he treats me one of his wide, gentle smiles, his dark eyes shining. "Who else am I going to spend my money on? I already know you won't let me buy you and of the pretty, frilly things girls your age like to have, and I'm not about to purchase another weapon to add to your collection."
"Because I don't like pretty, frilly things. And there's nothing wrong with having a nice collection of weapons.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I promised I will always protect you. You've been wounded badly because I've failed to keep that promise.
[...]
But I won´t fail you in this, Rachel. no matter what has happened. No matter what you've done. No matter what you will do. I will always love you. I swear it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“There are much more important qualities to have than a docile disposition.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Please tell me you're not that stupid.

Rachel to Melkin”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“You're worth so much more than anything I can give you. If you can't believe that right now, believe in me.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Nobody appreciates a woman with vinegar in her soul." ~ Melkin to Rachel”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“That's not what he meant," Rachel says again, pink flushing her cheeks.
"Actually, I meant-" I start to say, but Willow cuts me off.
"What? It's true. He looks at you like he'd like to dip you in sugar and eat you up.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I lie sleepless long after Melkin takes the first watch and press my fingers to my lips as I remember Logan leaning in, his breath fanning my face, his eyes locked on my mouth. A delicious ache pulses through me. I feel like a stranger waking up in my own skin--aware of every inch. Heat runs through my veins, both exhilarating and terrifying.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Take the blame that belongs to you, and nothing else. I’m asking you to look it in the eye and face it for what it is.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“We all just do the best we can with what we've go. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it ruins everything”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Make sure the man you choose sees you as you truly are and loves you for it.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“The courier of wolves the daughter the dance.
Hopeless.
Betrayal.
Forbidden.
Departure.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Mind over matter. Reason over pain.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“I’m bleeding inside where no one will see. Where no one will ever know to look.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“The truth is too harsh to touch, and I shy away from it before it sears itself into my brain and becomes real.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“the best way to punish a good deed is to announce it to everyone else.”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


“Even for the worthy cause of giving both Rachel and Oliver what I know they want. I’ll have to come up with another way to put Oliver in charge of Rachel. Maybe as her new Protector, it’s within my rights to assign her to another?”
― C.J. Redwine, quote from Defiance


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C.J. Redwine
Born place: The United States
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