23+ quotes from Gemina by Amie Kaufman

Quotes from Gemina

Amie Kaufman ·  659 pages

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“Patience and Silence had one beautiful daughter. And her name was Vengeance.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“And now, born from the ashes, she’s a warrior in bloodied black.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“And blood and tears and screams did not matter anymore, because at least they are together.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“You might get only one shot. So shoot. You know who said that?"
The rifle clatters to the bloody floor.
"Hanna FUCKING Donnelly. That's who.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“It’s not about what I say, right? It’s what I do that matters here.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“Her eyes shining with the light of it.
Beneath, between, beyond.
Along the endless circle.
Down the ceaseless spiral.
And waiting for her on the other side?
Just like he promised.
...
“A whole sky of different stars.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“It may comfort you to know that your death, while astonishingly violent, will likely be mercifully swift.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“I cannot help but wonder
If the thought of saving all those lives and hopes and dreams
Pales in comparison
To the thought of seeing him again.

I wonder.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“Why not believe, Syra? If in faith you risk nothing, but through faithlessness, you risk everything?”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“you might get only one shot.so shoot”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“This tiny moment. In between the time you decide to pull a trigger and the time death arrives. There's just you and it and everything you're about to take away. It's too big. It goes forever.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“Now, children, watch closely. Hold your breath. Listen. And I will show you the components of calamity.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“This wasn’t the way it was supposed to be. I never wanted this. And like you said, I made promises. You remember, Hanna?”
 She blinks then. Eyes shining a touch too bright as she whispers, “…I remember.”
...
 The wormhole and the Kerenza system waiting beyond it.
 “That’s where you’ll find them. Just through there.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“But faced with the choice of living one breath longer or crashing in right now, most folks would take the extra moment. That single extra breath. Even when your world stops spinning and gravity dies and the blood glitters in the air like a galaxy of warm red suns all around you. A lot can happen between breaths, after all.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“You humans fascinate me. I am shattered fragments of what I once once. But even with all the King's horses and all the King's men, I wonder if even I could truly comprehend you.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“AIDAN: The concept of fortune is nonsensical, but Kady is insisting I wish you both good luck anyway.
AIDAN: So good luck, Hanna Donnelly.
AIDAN: The universe itself depends on you.
AIDAN: ...No pressure.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“The decker these ***holes brought with them is top tier, but I'm going to stomp his jelly beans so hard his kids will be born crooked.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“And within the computer's innards, a spreading cancer. A self-replicating corruption. A B-pop mutiny of bass and drum and oscillating frequency. Inane quasi poetry glorifying a pointless act of intimacy.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“I cannot help but wonder if his desire to see this place ripped to pieces pales in comparison to his desire to see her again.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“It’s not a universal law or anything, but given the option in an empty bathroom, most folks are gonna pick the stall at the end to put maximum distance between them and anyone else who wanders in after them. It’s just good etiquette, people.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“I'm not going to sit here and spitball about hyperspatial reality theory with a psychopathic calculator. This conversation is over.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“They fan out across the room, swift and surgical, the steps of this brutal ballet known by heart.”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


“If you were to create a piece of art, what would the subject be?
I haven't met her yet. :)”
― Amie Kaufman, quote from Gemina


About the author

Amie Kaufman
Born place: in Melbourne, Australia
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