26+ quotes from Elect by Rachel Van Dyken

Quotes from Elect

Rachel Van Dyken ·  267 pages

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“I keep order in a world full of chaos. I am perceived as evil, but true evil? The type that people fear - it masquerades as something far more worse than darkness." ~ Luca Nicolosi, Elect by Rachel Van Dyken”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“When I wake up in the morning… I don’t think, wow, how can I make her love me more? How can I have my way with her? I, I, I? Not in my vocabulary. In fact, I’m a big fan of the letter u. I eat, I think of you. I drink, I drink to you. I cry, so you don’t have to. I’d die, for you to live. And I’d survive with a broken heart only if it meant mending yours.” - Nixon”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Even in your death you'd win, Nixon." He paused. "Because you fought, and regardless of the outcome, your success was in the journey." ~ Phoenix De Lange, Elect by Rachel Van Dyken”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Listen,” I commanded, tightening my grip around her body. “I wouldn’t take away one moment with you. I wouldn’t take away my decision to leave you, because in the end, it was the right thing to do. I will always save you. You need to know that… I will always choose you over me. Even if that means walking away, even if that means letting you and Chase be together. Trace, if it means that for the rest of my life all I have to live off of are the memories of your kiss? I would do it. Because it’s never been about me, but you and what I can do for you.” - Nixon”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“No.” I tilted her chin up. “I expect you to live a damn good life. I expect you to listen to me when I tell you there has never been anyone but you. No one. Only you, always you, forever you. And I’m sorry, but I won’t take back what I did.” - Nixon”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Right. I'm fine, you're fine, everything's fine. Oh, look, I think a rainbow's sprouting out of your ass.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I truly believed that the greatest sacrifice someone could make in life was putting someone else's needs before your own wants and desires. Loving someone with such a passion that you'd suffer the rest of your life just so you could see them smile. You'd go to hell and back - if only it meant keeping them safe. -Nixon”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I hurt all the damn time because my stupid heart has decided for one reason or another that it can't survive without being next to yours. -Chase”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“You need to know one thing, sweetheart.” “What?” Her hands froze on my abs. “I would kill my own cousin.” “What?” Her expression turned horrified: Her eyes widened and her mouth dropped open. “I would.” I shrugged. “He knows you aren’t his to touch, you aren’t his to want.” “And I’m yours?” Oh great, now I’ve pissed her off. I gripped her face between my hands and kissed her mouth softly. “Yes. Whether you like it or not, we belong to each other. I’m as much yours as you are mine—I don’t share. I want to freaking murder anyone who even so much as looks in your direction, or at your shoes, and damn if I don’t hate those boots that Chase got you. I want to consume you. I want to be the one that puts a smile on your face. I want to be the one that teaches you pleasure—me. Not anyone else. Sharing you—even by way of my cousin, who I trust more than anyone in the world—has to be one of the hardest things I’ve ever done.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I wouldn’t take away one moment with you. I wouldn’t take away my decision to leave you, because in the end, it was the right thing to do. I will always save you. You need to know that… I will always choose you over me. Even if that means walking away, even if that means letting you and Chase be together. Trace, if it means that for the rest of my life all I have to live off of are the memories of your kiss? I would do it. Because it’s never been about me, but you and what I can do for you.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I'd just single handedly given the love of my life to my best friend - on a silver platter, with a shiny bow attached.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“The way I see it, is the quicker we work together, the quicker you can row, row, row your boats back across the Atlantic.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“To say my day sucked would be like saying the Sicilians were only mildly intimidating.
FYI, they were terrifying. Many a man shit their pants in their presence and I was living in my own personal hell.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Every Saint has a past, every sinner has a future.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Just because you're blood doesn't mean I would hesitate to pull this trigger. My love for Tracey trumps my love for you- always. While I appreciate what you did tonight, I can't seem to get over this sinking feeling that you've been just waiting for an opportunity this whole time, and I've been bind as sin while you swept in.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“We'd sit. we'd eat. And I'd pretend that I wasn't in irreversible love with his girlfriend. No.Big.Deal.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I eat, I think of you. I drink, I drink to you. I cry, so you don’t have to. I’d die, for you to live. And I’d survive with a broken heart only if it meant mending yours.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“But damn, how I wanted, just for once in my godforsaken life, to be the hero, the knight in shining armor, the guy she deserved to have.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“I feel lost.” "Let me find you.” “I feel sick.” "Let me heal you.” I kissed her head. “I feel sad.” "Let me be your happiness.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Besides, romance isn’t something you work at—not when you find the right girl. When you fall in love, when you take that leap, it’s as natural as breathing; it’s as simple as that. I’m romantic because my heart demands I be nothing less than one hundred percent, for you, day and night”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“But, sometimes in life, things don’t end how we want them to. Sometimes, what we want to happen and what has to happen are two very different things.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Funny, when you’ve hit rock bottom, you never imagine someone may throw you a rope.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“Right. I’m fine, you’re fine, everything’s fine. Oh, look, I think a rainbow’s sprouting out of your ass.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“She groaned again, and really, I wondered, in that moment, would death be worth it? Was a lifetime of friendship with Nixon that meaningless that I would just toss it away for one more chance with this girl?”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“It's a problem because I'm consumed with you, Trace. Are you hungry? How are classes? Do you need your space? Are you scared? Can you shoot a gun? Shit. I can't even sleep at night because I"m so terrified, and I've literally been sharing a bed with you for the past two weeks.”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


“—Elígeme —susurré—. Porque, ¿mi corazón? ¿Mi alma? ¿Mi maldita existencia? Ya han hablado y te quieren, y únicamente a ti… para siempre." -Chase”
― Rachel Van Dyken, quote from Elect


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