Quotes from The Son

Veronica Roth ·  65 pages

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“I’m not sure bravery is something you acquire more of with age, like wisdom—but maybe here, in Dauntless, bravery is the highest form of wisdom, the acknowledgment that life can and should be lived without fear.”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“maybe here, in dauntless, bravery is the highest form of wisdom. the acknowledgement that life can and should be lived without fear”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“That’s what I really want—to shed all the people who want to form and shape me, one by one, and learn instead to form and shape myself.”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“I’ve faced my fears so many times in simulations, but that doesn’t mean I’m ready to face them in reality.”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“I think I just don't like when I'm not given a choice”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“Power should be given only to those who earn it”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

“He'd rather have anyone but you. He's not going to give you more than an inch in any direction. So good luck with your short leash.”
― Veronica Roth, quote from The Son

About the author

Veronica Roth
Born place: in The United States
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