19+ quotes from The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

Quotes from The Mortal Instruments

Cassandra Clare ·  1952 pages

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“If I feel the urge to burst into flames, I'll let you know. " Simon never had much patience with Jace. "Look, did you ask me to come all the way uptown just so you could stare at me like I was something in a petri dish? Next time I'll send you a photo. " "And I'll frame it and put it on my nightstand, " said Jace sarcastically.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Don't look pleased with yourself. When Will says 'enterprising, ' he means 'morally deficient. '" "No, I mean enterprising, " said Will. "When I mean morally deficient, I say, 'Now, that's something I would have done. ”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Shadowhunters,” he said. “They get in your blood, under your skin. I’ve been with vampires, werewolves, faeries, warlocks like me—and humans, so many fragile humans. But I always told myself I wouldn’t give my heart to a Shadowhunter. I’ve so nearly loved them, been charmed by them—generations of them, sometimes: Edmund and Will and James and Lucie . . . the ones I saved and the ones I couldn’t.” His voice choked off for a second, and Luke, staring in amazement, realized that this was the most of Magnus Bane’s real, true emotions that he had ever seen. “And Clary, too, I loved, for I watched her grow up. But I’ve never been in love with a Shadowhunter, not until Alec. For they have the blood of angels in them, and the love of angels is a high and holy thing.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“If You don't give readers what they want, they'll be mad at you. If you give them what they do want, they'll be even more mad at you.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“there is an imbalance of power. It is an imbalance that is easy to exploit, but it is not a wise course. Where there is love, there is often also hate. They can exist side by side." - jace”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“There is no god, not a god who would create the things I saw”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Jesus!” Luke exclaimed. “Actually, it’s just me,” said Simon. “Although I’ve been told the resemblance is startling.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Therefore you can never lose hope, because if you keep hope alive, it will keep you alive.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“We don’t fly,” Clary felt impelled to point out. “No,” Jace agreed. “We don’t fly. We break and enter.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“I figured all your classes were stuff like Slaughter 101 and Beheading for Beginners.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“What would you do if you saw something nobody else could see?”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Clary, you’re an artist, like your mother. That means you see the world in ways that other people don’t. It’s your gift, to see the beauty and the horror in ordinary things. It doesn’t make you crazy—just different. There’s nothing wrong with being different.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Different Marks do different things. Some are permanent but the majority vanish when they’ve been used.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“It pulsed under the lights of the dance floor like a separate, disembodied heart.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Meanwhile,” Simon added, “I wanted to tell you that lately I’ve been cross-dressing. Also, I’m sleeping with your mom. I thought you should know.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“Jesus,” said Clary. “I doubt he’d fit.” “Jace.” Clary was appalled. “What?” “I don’t know, it seems wrong to make jokes like that in a church.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“They’re crazy, Clary thought. Actually crazy.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“There might be a God, Clary, and there might not, but I don’t think it matters. Either way, we’re on our own.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


“-No busque venganza y la llame justicia.”
― Cassandra Clare, quote from The Mortal Instruments


About the author

Cassandra Clare
Born place: Teheran, Iran
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