Quotes from Fire with Fire

Jenny Han ·  517 pages

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“An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth. a burn for a burn. a life for a life. that's how all this got started. and that's how it's going to end.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“It’s all about attitude. You act like you’re the shit and guys are so dumb they’ll totally believe it.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“It's crazy, how similar we are. Here's both of us, working through our stuff, trying to make something positive out of something really bad.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“If you’re super tall, don’t be a dick and stand in front of a short person.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“I’ve fallen for the one person I shouldn’t have. For the boy who broke Mary’s heart. For Rennie’s one true love. For Alex’s best friend.
It has to end here. Now.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“I don’t want to.. you know, fall for you any worse than I already have.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“The words come out of my mouth, but they don’t sound like me. I don’t sound like me. Probably because I know it’s all lies. But I can see that they’re lies that Reeve believes. He swallows them whole. His eyes go blank. Empty. He completely shuts down.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“It still feels weird to spend money on Christmas trees. Back when Mom was alive, we’d go out “tree hunting.” That’s what she called it, anyway. I think other people might use the word “trespassing.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“I’m clenching my fists so tight my fingernails leave red crescent moons on my skin. I feel a surge, a heat roar up inside me. As bad as I’m hurting now, he’ll hurt ten times worse. That’s the only thing that keeps me going.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“Reeve shakes his head and exhales loudly. “That’s not what I’m saying and you know it!” He looks away. “Can you just . . . can you go get dressed and come with me and we’ll talk about it later? My mom’s expecting you.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

“Reevie . . . I feel wasted.” Her head sways from side to side, her hair hanging in her face. “Will you please take me home?”
I peer at her. She’s had, like, two beers. I’ve seen her finish a six-pack in under an hour and not get tipsy.”
― Jenny Han, quote from Fire with Fire

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Jenny Han
Born place: The United States
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