Quotes from The Witch With No Name

Kim Harrison ·  462 pages

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“Because for all the changes, some things were immutable truths: friendship transcends all barriers, understanding trumps fear, and great power can always be surmounted by determination.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I liked beginnings better than endings.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Love died in the shadows, and it shouldn’t cost so much to keep it in the sun. But as Trent would say, anything gotten cheap wouldn’t last, so do what you need to do to be happy and deal with the consequences. That if love was easy, everyone would find it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“With a little cry, I slid my hand behind his neck and pulled him to me for a real kiss. The assembled people cheered, and I closed my eyes as the sound of pixy wings wreathed us. Give up? Leave? echoed in my thoughts as his lips met mine, holding both a promise and a desire. Never, I answered myself as we parted and, hands still connected, turned to those who meant most to us and were welcomed in between the pixy dust and the blue butterflies. THE BEGINNING”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I may be a pawn, but I’ve been to the other side and survived the trip back and I can move like a queen. Don’t piss me off.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



“The world was going to change again. I should have worn nicer shoes.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“You all think that security and peace are born from destroying everything stronger than you? There is no safety. There is no peace but what you make, every day, every second, with every choice.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“because children should have the chance to be loved by those who love them—always and no matter what.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Yeah, well, if he tries, I’m going to burn his office down to his red stapler.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Listen to me, you broken-fanged, moss-wiped excuse for a back-drafted blood bag!” Jenks said, a silver-edged red dust slipping from him.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



“When everything seems to impact everything and there’s no easy answer, I ask myself: Will this decision take me closer or farther from you? And then it’s so clear. Even if it doesn’t make sense at the time.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“The shushing of the waves was the heartbeat of the world, ever present, seldom noticed, and linking every moment together from before there was life to now.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Revenge is a tricky beast. Her claws face both ways. I don’t mind a few more scars. They’ll be unnoticed among the rest.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Al had tried to kill me. Okay, he’d tried to kill me a couple of times, but this last time I think he’d really meant it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Not everything was legal, but nothing was immoral, and that was my guide these days.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



“Vampires and five-year-olds played by the same rules, and both threw tantrums when they lost.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Tislan, tislan. Ta na shay cooreen na da.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I hadn’t wished for Trent in my life, but now that I had him, I was more confused, more heartbroken than I’d ever been. Trent was willing to sacrifice everything for me, but I didn’t know if I could let him.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Falling in love was the easiest thing in the world to do. Why was it always so hard for me to survive it?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“We don’t forget, Rachel, and it’s not as if it was our ancestors who were betrayed. It was us.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



“I fail to share your optimism about our intrinsic worth to a master vampire,” I said”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Al leaned close, voice dangerous as he whispered, “We don’t forget, Rachel, and it’s not as if it was our ancestors who were betrayed. It was us.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“Immediately Trent went back to mowing down those cookies, slowing when he realized I was staring at him. What are we up to now? Ten?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I may be a pawn,” I said as I locked my shaking knees. “But I’ve been to the other side and survived the trip back and can move like a queen.” Pixy dust sifted over us, and my skin burned. “Don’t piss me off.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I may be a pawn,” I said as I locked my shaking knees. “But I’ve been to the other side and survived the trip back and can move like a queen.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



“Learning to understand those you hate and fear is harder. I”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“If you don’t say it’s wrong, then you’re telling them you agree.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“I held my breath as Dali sighed, eyes averted as he balanced what was at stake and what it might cost. Pride was his fulcrum, unfairly shifting the weight so that one side had greater force than the other to make a wrong decision more than possible, but likely. We were going to doom the world to another wave of needless violence because of pride, I thought,”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“But I’ve been to the other side and survived the trip back and can move like a queen.” Pixy dust sifted over us, and my skin burned. “Don’t piss me off.” Behind”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name


“voice bringing my defenses down. I’d never have expected it a year ago, but now . . . after seeing him lose everything to follow his heart, I could. I could accept his comfort, show my vulnerability—even if it might not last. The undeniable truth was, he was meant for better things than me. One day Ellasbeth would have him, and I’d be left with the memory of who he had wanted to be. “Rachel?” But I’d be damned if I didn’t take what I could of the time we had. Catching my tears, I wiped my face, giving Trent a thankful smile as I pulled back and looked for Bis. The little gargoyle had his wings draped around him, looking like a devil himself. “Bis? Can you jump her to Trent’s?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Witch With No Name



About the author

Kim Harrison
Born place: Detroit, The United States
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