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28+ quotes from Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Quotes from Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard ·  383 pages

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“The truth is what I make it. I could set this world on fire and call it rain.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Words can lie. See beyond them.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I told you to hide your heart once. You should have listened.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Flame and shadow. One cannot exist without the other.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“If you know someone's fear, you know them.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“In the fairy tales, the poor girl smiles when she becomes a princess. Right now, I don't know if I'll ever smile again.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“The gods rule us still. They have come down from the stars. And they are no longer kind.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“You should know the difference between secrets and lies.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“What I need and what I want are two very different things.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“There's nothing wrong with being different.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I see a world on the edge of a blade. Without balance, it will fall.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“To look powerful is to be powerful.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I will never make the mistake of loving you ever again."
"So you choose him?"
That's all this ever was. Jealousy. Rivalry. All so shadow could defeat the flame.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“It's our nature. We destroy. It's the constant of our kind. No matter the color of blood, man will always fall.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“A lie will raise me up, and one day another lie will bring me down.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I'm a Red girl in a sea of Silvers and I can't afford to feel sorry for anyone, least of all the son of a snake.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I'll make the other scream for you, Mare, every last one. Not just your parents. Not just your siblings. But every single one like you. I'm going to find them, and they will die with you in their thoughts, knowing this is the fate you have brought them. I am the king and you could've been my Red Queen. Now you are nothing.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“So you choose him?'
'Cal betrayed me, and I betrayed him. And you betrayed us both, in a thousand different ways.' The words are heavy as stone but right. So right. 'I choose no one.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“There are worse lives to live. Don't feel sorry for me.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“His lips are on mine, hard and warm and pressing. The touch is electrifying, but not like I'm used to. This isn't a spark of destruction, but a spark of life. As much as I want to pull away, I just can't do it. Cal is a cliff and I throw myself over the edge, not bothering to think of what it could do to us both. One day he'll realize I'm his enemy, and all this will be a far-gone memory. But not yet.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Red in the head, Silver in the heart”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Many things led to this day, for all of us. A forgotten son, a vengeful mother, a brother with a long shadow, a strange mutation. Together, they've written a tragedy.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I can’t believe I didn’t see him for what he was from the beginning: a wolf in sheep’s clothing. And now I’m the sheep pretending to be a wolf.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Are you going to babysit me every day or just until I learn my way around?"
"What do you think?"
"Here's to a long and happy friendship, Officer Samos."
"Likewise, my lady."
"Don't call me that."
"Whatever you say, my lady.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“This was the shadow controlling the flame.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“You better hide that heart of yours, Lady Titanos. It won't lead you anywhere you want to go.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“I'm an accident. I'm a lie. And my life depends on maintaining the illusion.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


“Mare?"
"Are you afraid, Maven?"
"I am. I'm afraid of failing. I'm afraid of letting this opportunity pass us by. And I'm afraid of what happens if nothing in this world ever changes. That scares me more than dying.”
― Victoria Aveyard, quote from Red Queen


About the author

Victoria Aveyard
Born place: in The United States
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