“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.”
“maybe here, in dauntless, bravery is the highest form of wisdom. the acknowledgement that life can and should be lived without fear”
“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.”
“I’ve faced my fears so many times in simulations, but that doesn’t mean I’m ready to face them in reality.”
“I think I just don't like when I'm not given a choice”
“Power should be given only to those who earn it”
“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.”
“Oh, you’re going to die all right. All of you. And for what you’ve done to my brother you will suffer unimaginably! (Kessar)
Yada, yada, yada. Am I the only one who gets sick of the bad-guy monologue? ‘Ooo, I’m the big evil. I’m going to kill you all. Just wait while I bore you to tears with my egomaniacal bullshit. I’m just a demon windbag who likes to hear himself speak and I’m trying to intimidate you.' (Kat)”
“All cats talk however they want. To whomever they want. But only a rude human speaks out of turn. Be quiet.”
“No, no, you have none of you any idea. This is all nonsense, fantasy, it is not like this. Nothing so blood-curdling and becreepered and crude - not so...so laughable. The truth is quite other, and altogether more terrible.”
“Frankly, I was horrified by life, at what a man had to do simply in order to eat, sleep, and keep himself clothed. So I stayed in bed and drank. When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn't have you by the throat.”
“Deciding on a safe answer to a question is like deciding on a safe ingredient in a sandwich, because if you make the wrong decisions you may find that something horrible is coming out of your mouth.”
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