23+ quotes from Nightmarish Sacrifice by Simona Panova

Quotes from Nightmarish Sacrifice

Simona Panova ·  504 pages

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“Oh, he did look like a deity – the perfect balance of danger and charm, he was at the same time fascinating and inaccessible, distant because of his demonstrated flawlessness, and possessing such strength of character that he was dismaying and at the same time utterly attractive in an enticing and forbidden way.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“And I wasn’t playing a role – I was trying to be myself.
But the harder I was striving, the more I was realizing that I had probably lost that ‘myself’ somewhere between two perfectly performed roles...”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Desires are what can most easily ruin us, lovely.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I always am in a role, lovely – for you, for them – even for myself. Yeah... Even when I’m alone, I am still in a role – and I myself am the most exacting audience I have ever had.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I’d love to try to tame you... And I would simply adore it if you turn out untamable –”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings –”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I was never able to accept anyone else’s support but my own –”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“And what if you try to kill me? Or worse: to kiss me?”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Paranoia. The more you think of an imaginary problem, the more you feel as though it’s real –”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Even I don’t know myself... In fact, I don’t know if I really have a self at all, as I’m constantly playing different roles and pretending – not so much on stage as in real life...”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“A good enemy can be better than the best of friend.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“You can speak to me like you haven’t spoken even to yourself.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“You know what, your imagination works faster than your mind.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“You kissed me once and now you feel as if you’ve got some special kind of licence to do it whenever you want?”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I was recently living more comfortably surrounded by secrets... Like dozens of luxurious satiny pillows, they were embracing me from all directions into safe lulling warmth, thus isolating me from the sharp dead-cold edges of the truth hiding behind their endearingly smooth textures and tender soothing colours.
Secrets could be so irresistibly beautiful...”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Emotions don’t interfere in my acting, nor in my life.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I can be anything – and nothing, and everything at the same time. It all depends on the role I am in.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Don’t you have dragons to fight so that you started saving girls who don’t need it?”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“I lie more convincingly than I tell the truth.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“The unknown grayish mystifying forest was benumbed into frost-covered cold, and the tremendous pines towering above the dark marshy soil resembled a gathering of severe mute brothers from a forbidden ancient order worshiping forgotten gods no one had ever heard of outside of the world of secret occult visions.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“His character would be blamed, loathed, discussed, and adored – but somewhere there, behind his mask of a hero, Cardew would remain faceless.
Anonymous.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“Strength and victory... What he would never praise himself for, but whose loss was his most obsessive fear.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


“The desperate piercing scream of horror echoed far above the sharpened tops of the trees wrapped in thin obsidian-transparent mist, and I startled jerkily, tripping again, and almost collapsed onto the cold moist ground.”
― Simona Panova, quote from Nightmarish Sacrifice


About the author

Simona Panova
Born place: in Vidin, Bulgaria
Born date August 16, 1992
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