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30+ quotes from Volition by Lily Paradis

Quotes from Volition

Lily Paradis ·  394 pages

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“I will not light myself on fire to keep you warm.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“You have a heart and you have a soul and you have me. You’re not as awful as you think you are. You’re just not the same as everyone else.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“You left pieces of your soul inside me.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I’m about as perfect as a shattered mirror,”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“All I knew was that I couldn't have him right now. It was impossible. Could I have him in a year? Two years? Five years? Ten years? I didn't know. All I knew was that although the universe was pushing us together, it was also pushing us apart.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I'm free now instead of the caged wraith I was then. I know how to embrace my dark side, but it won't consume me. I know where I'm going because of where I've been.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Be with someone who is going to ruin your lipstick, not your mascara. So, suck it up, dry your tears, and say yes to the rest of your life.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“They say scars don’t hurt, but that’s a lie. I’m not sure what hurts worse—the ones you can see or the ones so far beneath that they’ll never really heal.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I'm so stupid," I tell her, tears streaming down my face now, blocking my vision.
"You're not stupid. You're just an emotional vampire.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“You have a heart and you have a soul and you have me. You're not as awful as you think you are. You're just not the same as everyone else.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“They say that you and your soul mate have a string connecting your hearts—not a literal string, but an invisible one.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“No one has hit me. My body is fine. It’s my soul that aches. It’s always been my soul.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I was always going to do terrible things because it was in my nature.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I hate this version of myself because although I think I have all the power, I have none. I am not rational here.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“There is something. To say there’s nothing is like ignoring the fact that a fire crackles and emits heat. That’s what we do. We crackle. We pop.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Roots. I have roots. It both thrills me and kills me that these roots might become a sapling—or God forbid, an entire tree.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I didn’t know why I even tried to walk away from him because the invisible grappling hooks that spread from his soul to mine wouldn’t let me get far.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I resented death because death had rejected me.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Ah,” he says, “a burnt child loves the fire”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Did you just compare our relationship to the plague?”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“THERE’S A CERTAIN beauty in sleeping beside another person. You’re in their space, and they’re in yours, and you’re both at your most vulnerable.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“You may have her bones, but I’ll always have her soul.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I desire the things that destroy me in the end,”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“the funny thing about perception. I will never be able to experience the words the way you will, and you’ll never see them the way I do.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“The one person who would understand is the one person I can’t call. Jesse. I’ve sworn off Jesse. No good can come from him. From that. He and I are like two hurricanes colliding from separate bodies of water.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Nope, but somehow, I think I’d move bodies night and day for you, Tate McKenna.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“We’re like oil and water, only someone put the oil on the bottom and then dumped the water in, so I’m forever trying to get over him while simultaneously going through him as the pieces of me try to connect on the other side.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“Who drops a postcard in someone’s lap? I’m not sure who I think I am. Carmen Sandiego? That girl from Serendipity?”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“I've won, and Hayden is my weapon.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


“My heels click on the tile floor, and I feel like a velociraptor.”
― Lily Paradis, quote from Volition


About the author

Lily Paradis
Born place: in Colorado, USA, The United States
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