30+ quotes from Hallowed by Cynthia Hand

Quotes from Hallowed

Cynthia Hand ·  403 pages

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“There's nothing more inspiring than the complexity and beauty of the human heart.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Our purpose on this earth is not one single event, an accomplishment we can check off a list. There is no test. No passing or failing. There's only us, each moment shaping who we are, into what we will become.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Before I moved here, I never got the whole love-triangle thing. You know, in movies or romance novels or whatnot, where there’s one chick that all the guys are drooling over, even though you can’t see anything particularly special about her. But oh, no, they both must have her. And she’s like, oh dear, however will I choose? William is so sensitive, he understands me, he swept me off my feet, oh misery, blubber, blubber, but how can I go on living without Rafe and his devil-may-care ways and his dark and only-a-little-abusive love? Upchuck.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“This is the part where I kiss you.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Hi there," Tucker says brightly, like we're bumping into each other on the street.
"Uh, hi."
"Nice night for stalking," he observes.
"No, I was---"
"Get your butt in here, Carrots.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“I’ve learned that a storm isn’t always just bad weather, and a fire can be the start of something. I’ve found out that there are a lot more shades of gray in this world than I ever knew about. I’ve learned that sometimes, when you´re afraid but you keep on moving forward, that’s the biggest kind of courage there is. And finally, I’ve learned that life isn’t really about failure and success. It’s about being present, in the moment when big things happen, when everything changes, including yourself.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“I sneaked out to his house a couple times in the middle of the night to watch over him while he slept, just in case, I don't know, his comic book collection decided to spontaneously combust. This was dumb and admittedly creepy in an Edward Cullen kind of way.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“This is isn't going to become one of those creepy situations where you show up at all hours of the night to watch me sleep, is it?" he asks playfully.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Tucker strokes my hair. There's something so tender about the gesture. It might as well have been him whispering I love you.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Christian is staring at us. He’s an only child and could never understand the delicate joys of sibling abuse.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


Coward, says the nagging voice inside my head. You should talk to him. Find out what he has to say.
What if he says we belong together?
Well, then you'll have to deal with that. But at least you won't be running away.
I think it's more of a brisk walk.
Whatever.

I'm having an argument with myself. And I'm losing. So not a good sign.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“It's been nice knowing you, Clara.'

Huh? My brain still a bit shell-shocked.

'Say a prayer for me, will you? He gives me a shaky grin. Because I'm pretty sure my parents are going to kill me”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“I'll never forget the way he tastes. It's not anything I can describe, a little sweet and a whole lot of spice, and it feels, in that moment, absolutely right.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“What? I demand to know. "What is it now?"
"You're not going to go." he says.
"Watch me."
"I've been having a vision of this place, too." This stops me from my wild, cowardly (how can he think I'm brave?) retreat back to the road ...
"You're having a new vision, too?" I ask.
"It's right here." He walks toward me, his strides long and purposeful across the grass. "Right now. I've been seeing it for weeks, and it's happening right now."
He stops in front of me.
"This is the part where I kiss you," he says.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“This moment was written in the stars, and it is everything he thought it would be.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Just so you know, this is the last time I ever trust you," I say.
"But you're so cute all covered in snow."
"Shut up and help me find my ski." We search through the powder for a while, but don't locate my missing ski. After ten fruitless minutes I'm convinced that the mountain has eaten it.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Your hair smells like wind, did you know that?"

Yep, me and Tucker, smelling each other.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Pity party over?"
"Yeah, I think so."
"Good. Not good to wallow for too long. It's bad for the complextion.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“You have made my life into something so extraordinary, you can't even know.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Note to self: buy some nunchucks or something.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“It's funny how when people change, you forget the way they used to be.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“When I was a kid my mom used to tell me that if i have sex before i was married, my... junk would turn black and fall off.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“He seems relieved to hear me say that. I guess idiots love company.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“I'm having an argument with myself. And I'm losing. So not good.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“So who's lucky number three?

No answer.

I turn around to look at him again.

No.

He grins.

Now I get it, I tell him. You're stalking me.
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Hasta la vista, baby," he tells me, and I shake my head and smile at how adorably dorky he can be. His Spanish only comes from Arnold Schwarzenegger.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“First rule of Angel Club, you do not talk about Angel Club.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“Ava's not my date. I came stag."
"Stag. You. Why?"
"So my date wouldn't get offended when I wanted to dance with you," he says.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“I didn't figure things out, either, you know. So if you'e an idiot, I guess that makes two of us."

He seems relieved to hear me say that. I guess idiots love company.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


“There I go, Clara the parrot. I belong on a pirate's shoulder.”
― Cynthia Hand, quote from Hallowed


About the author

Cynthia Hand
Born place: in Boise, Idaho, The United States
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