14+ quotes from Fairest by Gail Carson Levine

Quotes from Fairest

Gail Carson Levine ·  326 pages

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“I was born singing. Most babies cry, I sang an aria.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Who judges the judge who judges wrong?”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Daughter, we didn't need your note - or a prince's visit - to tell us you'd done nothing wrong. We know the daughter we raised. We fear for your future, but never for your character. You take our love and our trust wherever you wander.
Father.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“To me, merely and pretty were words that had nothing to do with each other. Pretty went with miraculously, and merely belonged in another paragraph entirely.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Climb the day, Drop your dreams, Possess the day.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Voices and faces aren't manifestations
of good or bad.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“I'm solitary as a pulled tooth,
Lonely as an unwelcome truth,
Lost as a minnow out of school,
A genius in a crop of fools.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Darling, everyone is beautiful in her own
way, and I am a fairy.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“I rode all day.
I cried all night.
The moon didn’t glow.
The sun didn’t rise.
A comet blazed
Between my eyes.
West and South,
Wind and rain.
Every way is
Just the same.
Pray give me a box
To hide inside.
Pray give me a spade
To dig my own grave.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“The inn's guests were sometimes friendly, but more often they were rude. As bad as the ones who stared were the ones who looked away in embarrassment. Some guests didn't want me to serve their food, and some didn't want me to clean their rooms.

We Ayorthians are sensitive to beauty, more sensitive than the subjects in other kingdoms, I think. We love a fine voice especially, but we also admire a rosy sunset, a sweet scent, a fetching face. And when we're not pleased, we're displeased.

I developed the habit of holding my hand in front of my face when guests arrived, a foolish practice, because it raised curiosity and concealed little.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“that the book is really good. and theres a prince in it to.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“Who judges the judge who judges wrong?
The sentence too weak,
The sentence too strong.
The penance too quick,
The penance too long.
Who judges the judge who judges wrong?”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“No sign of pleasure greeted the announcement. The mood in the hall was leaden.
My mood was livelier. Fright is livelier than lead.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


“.byjadh heemyeh odh ubaech achoedzaY Foolishness may have golden offspring. I hope yours does.”
― Gail Carson Levine, quote from Fairest


About the author

Gail Carson Levine
Born place: in New York, New York, The United States
Born date September 17, 1947
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