Quotes from Key of Valor

Nora Roberts ·  352 pages

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“Yes, that was part of it.” She linked her fingers, then pulled them apart. “It’s like another brick, Bradley, and I haven’t figured out if it’s like having that brick put down on a walk to give me a good, solid path or like having it mortared into a wall that’s closing me in.” He stared at her, astonished fury pulsing around him. “Who’s trying to close you in? That’s a hell of a thing to put on me, Zoe.” “It’s not you. It’s not about you. It’s about me. What I think, what I feel, what I do. And damn it, I can’t help it if it makes you mad that I have to decide if it’s a wall or a walk.” “A wall or a walk,” he repeated, then took a slug of beer. “Christ, I actually understand that. I’d rather I didn’t.” “It made me feel pushed, and I get mad when I’m pushed. It’s not your fault or your doing, but it doesn’t feel like it’s mine either. I guess I don’t like dealing with what’s not my fault or my doing.” “He was a stupid son of a bitch for letting you go.” She let out a sigh. “He didn’t let me go. He just didn’t hold on to me. And that stopped making me mad a long time ago.” She moved to the stove, took the lid off her pot. “There was something else that happened. I’m going to finish making this meal, and I’ll tell you and the others about it over dinner.” “Zoe.” He touched her shoulder, then opened a cupboard to look for plates. “About those bricks? You can always knock a wall down, and build a nice walk out of it.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- E existe alhuma coisa mais importante do que o amor? - perguntou Malory, recolhendo um olhar lento e silencioso de Pitte.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“De quantos clichés", pensou Malory, "precisava um homem para atenuar o impacto de um soco?”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- Não acredito que o Pitte ou a Rowena queiram fazer-nos mal. Além disso, sei tomar conta de mim.
- Porque será que as mulheres dizem sempre isso depois de se meterem numa grande alhada?
- Porque os homens vêm sempre atrás delas a tornar as coisas piores.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“Se as pessoas não gostaseem de olhar para coisas atraentes, a arte não existiria.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor



“-Sabes o que acontece quando olhamos sempre antes de saltar? - perguntou ela, tocando-lhe na mão antes de desaparecer porta fora - Nunca chegamos a saltar.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“Será que o nosso caminho tem a ver com escolhas?”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- Ah, então irias enganá-lo - com um ligeiro sorriso, Pitte serviu um copo de balão com brandy. - E justificar a mentira dizendo que isso era para bem dele. Mulheres... sejam de que mundo forem, não deixam de ser previsíveis.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“O amor é uma força constante em qualquer universo.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- Acreditas em magia, Simon? Não estou a falar em truques de cartas, mas no tipo de coisas que se lêm nas histórias como o Harry Potter ou o Hobbit.
- Se não fossem reais, porque é que haveria tantos livros, filmes e tretas assim acerca disso?”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor



“- Vais encontrá-la - afirmou ele, com um aceno solene de cabeça - Tu encontras sempre as coisaas que eu perco.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“Sou assim velho porque tive o prazer de viver muito.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“Em relação àqueles tijolos? Podes sempre deitar uma parede abaixo e construir com eles um belo caminho.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“As pessoas que dizem que o sexo não tem importância", pensou, "só podem ter falta dele.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- Um inimigo astuto escolhe a altura e o campo. Quanto mais ela gostar de ti, mais forte é o golpe. Afinal de contas, o caminho mais seguro até à alma passa pelo coração.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor



“- Tu e o Brad vão domir na mesma cama e ter sexo?
O Chuck diz que os pais dele têm sexo na cama, que fica mesmo no quarto ao lado. Diz que a mãe fz barulhos como se lhe doesse.
Os homens devem usar preservativo para vocês não ficare enjoadas ou terem filhos sem querer - disse Simon e, acenando com a cabeça com ar sensato, acabou de comer as uvas - O pai do Chuck tem alguna na gaveta ao pé da ama.
- Simon McCourt, não tens de andar a revistar a gaveta do Sr. Barriste.
- Foi o Chuck que viu. Tirou um e veio mostrar-mo. Têm um ar engraçado. Mas o Brad tem de usar um para ter sexo contigo, senão ficas enjoada.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“- Há pessoas que têm aqui uma bela vida - comentou baixinho - Plantam jardins em canteiros e fazem piqueniques no verão.
- E algumas pessoas vivem em palácios e não conseguem ter uma boa vida.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


“always knock a wall down, and build a nice walk out of it.”
― Nora Roberts, quote from Key of Valor


About the author

Nora Roberts
Born place: in Silver Spring, Maryland, The United States
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