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Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up


Veronica Roth

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I like to think I'm helping them by hating them. I'm reminding them that they aren't God's gift to h...
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Caleb,' I say. 'I love you.
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If she's in pain now she doesn't show it; she just closes her eyes and surrenders, and that is worse...
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Here, I've learned to defend myself,
I've learned to be stronger,
but one thing I haven't ...
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You chose us. Now we have to choose you.
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I do know who you are. I just needed to be reminded.
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You look older.”

“Yes, well. The passage of time tends to do that to a person.
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Sometimes,” he says, sliding his arm across my shoulders, “people just want to be happy, even if...
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You die, I die too.” Tobias looks over his shoulder at me. “I asked you not to do this. You made...
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I would like to experience this 'date' phenomenon.
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In them we find administrators and teachers and counselors and leaders and protectors. In them we fi...
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If we stay together, I'll have to forgive you over and over again, and if you're still in this, you'...
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Why is your heart racing Tris?
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Sometimes, all it takes to save people from a terrible fate is one person willing to do something ab...
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I keep finding myself stifled by the company of others and then crippled by loneliness when I leave ...
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One thing I know: For helping me forget how awful the world is, I prefer her to alcohol.
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It isn't just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it, without...
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What did you do?" I scream.
"You die, I die too.
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His fingers slide into my hair, and I hold on to his arms to stay steady as we press together like t...
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Scrubbing the floor when no one else wanted to was something that my mother would have done. If I ca...
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I am afraid that if I start to sob, I will never stop until I shrivel up like a raisin.
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I'll be your family now." ~ Tobis 'Four
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It's not often real that you encounter the real person behind a good-natured mask, the darkest part ...
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She must love me, to worry about me. She must still be capable of love.
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In that moment I’m able to accept the inevitability of how I feel, though not with joy. I need to ...
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It's not cruelty, maybe, but a desire to understand that motivates them.
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Writing means not just staring ugliness in the face, but finding a way to embrace
it.
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Yeah. Good.” I clear my throat. “So, this plan. It’s kind of stupid, right?”
“It’s ...
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Christina and I don't speak, but I know our thoughts are the same, fixed on Uriah, on his last breat...
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You know, there's a word for big, strong men who attack women, and it's coward.
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I'm Divergent. And I can't be controlled.
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There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life f...
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I fell in love with him. But I don't just stay with him by default as if there's no one else availab...
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Can you tell me where to find Tobias'? I ask. When I imagine his face, affection for him bubbles up ...
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A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.
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I feel like myself, strong and weak at once - allowed, at least for a little while, to be both.
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In my own relationships, I know that I should break up with someone who doesn't encourage me to ...
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She said that everyone has some evil inside them, and the first step to loving anyone is to recogniz...
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You know, most boys would enjoy being trapped in close quarters with a girl." I roll my eyes.
"...
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It's not that I ever sat down and outlined a trilogy, but I always have a sense of what size an ...
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