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By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

Sometimes all I want is to be a few inches taller so the world does not look like a dense collection of torsos.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

I'm not abnegation, I'm not dauntless, I am Divergent

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

I think he came to die with me," I say. I clamp my hand over my mouth to stifle a sob. If I can keep breathing, I can stop crying. I didn't need or want him to die with me. I wanted to keep him safe. What an idiot, I think, but my heart isn't in it. "That's ridiculous," he says. "That doesn't make any sense. He's eighteen; he'll find another girlfriend once you're dead. And he's stupid if he doesn't know that." Tears run down my cheeks, hot at first and then cold. I close my eyes. "If you think that's what it's about..." I swallow another sob. "...you're the stupid one.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

Eric walks toward me, and I back away by instinct. I try not to be afraid of him, but I know how smart he is and that if I’m not careful he’ll notice that I keep staring at her, and that will be my undoing.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Veronica Roth

The contrast between the friendly greeting and the weapons propped against their shoulders is almost humorous.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

I think it's a human tendency that's been around for a while to try to be as good as possible to prove your worth.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

I didn't scream I wasn't afraid. I knew I was strong enough to survive it all.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Veronica Roth

You know,' he said, the condition of sourness--or monstrousness, as you might call it--doesn't have to be permanent.' P189

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

I try to see only the good in him; I try.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

A husband should not discipline his wife, Johanna says.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Veronica Roth

The Amity exchange smiles. They are dressed comfortably in red or yellow. Every time I see them, they seem kind, loving, free.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I cross my arms. "It was a two minute conversation." "I don't think a smaller time frame makes it less unwise." He furrows his eyebrows and touches the corner of my bruised eye with his fingertips. My head jerks back, but he doesn't take his hand away. Instead he sighs. "You know, if you could just learn to attack first, you might do better." "Attack first?" I say. "How will that help?" "You're fast. If you can get a few good hits in before they know what's going on, you could win." He shrugs, and his hand falls.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Veronica Roth

Maybe there is some Abnegation in everyone, even if they don't know it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

Morning," I say. "Shh," she says. "If you don't acknowledge it, maybe it will go away.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

People are supossed to aspire to become their fathers, not shudder at the thought.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

What do I believe? I do not know; I do not know; I do not know.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I have discovered that sitting still leaves little spaces for the grief to get in, so I stay busy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I slowly realized that perfectionism just not that important. What's more important is to try to love the people around you. Whatever that means at a particular time is the best you can do.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

That's the first time I've ever said those words out loud, and now I hear how strange they are. How many young men fear that there is a monster instead them? People are supposed to fear others, not themselves.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I suppose a fire that burns that bright is not meant to last.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

Maybe I was afraid to trust him with something so personal as my devotion.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

The truth has a way of changing people's plans.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

A lot can happen to a person's appearance in three months.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

Eric called Al's suicide brave, and he was wrong. My mother's death was brave. I remember how calm she was, how determined. It isn't just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it, without hesitation, and without appearing to consider another option.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Veronica Roth

Maybe there is some Abnegation in everyone. Well in everyone but Peter."-Tris Prior

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

You always look like someone's sucked the life right out of you when something fascinates you. -Tris

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

Okay, okay.” I set my hand on top of his and guide it to my chest, so it’s right over my heart. “Feel my heartbeat. Can you feel it?” “Yes.” “Feel how steady it is?” “It’s fast.” “Yes, well, that has nothing to do with the box.” I wince as soon as I’m done speaking. I just admitted to something. Hopefully he doesn’t realize that.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

It would be stupid to confide your entire plan to one person. It’s infinitely smarter to give little pieces of it to each person working with you. That way, if someone betrays you, the loss isn’t too great.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I didn't realize until that moment that Dauntless initiation had taught me an important lesson: how to keep going.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I feel like what I have become is halfway between my mother and my father, violent and impulsive and desperate and afraid. I feel like I have lost control of what I have become.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

His fingers leave streaks of cold on my skin, invisible to the eye, and I think about wrapping his shirt around my fist and pulling him in to kiss me; I think about pressing myself against him, but I can't, because all our secrets would keep a space between us.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

He leans his face close to mine and wraps his fingers around my chin. His hand smells like metal. When was the last time he held a gun, or a knife?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

Tris.” I keep staring. “Tris.” I finally look at him. “I just don’t want to lose you.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

I don't want to cry for Edward- at least not in the deep, personal way that you cry for a friend or loved one. I want to cry because something terrible happened, and I saw it, and I could not see a way to mend it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

Awkwardness aside, it's nice to be liked.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

Did you ever meet someone named Caleb?" I say. 'Caleb," Fernando says. "Yes, there was a Caleb in my initiate class. Brilliant, but he was... what's the colloquial term for it? A suck-up." he smirks.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

Sometimes it isn't fighting that's brave, its facing the death you know is coming.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Veronica Roth

When you see the opportunity, ruin them

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

A Dauntless Ferris wheel wouldn’t have cars. You would just hang on tight with your hands, and good luck to you.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

Writing means not just staring ugliness in the face, but finding a way to embrace it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

I do know who you are. I just needed to be reminded.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

If they told us what to believe, and we didn't come to it on our own, is it still true?

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

It's when you're acting selflessly that you are at you bravest

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

But now I know how large the world is... Well. I suppose I have grown to large out of my faction. As a consequence.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Veronica Roth

That our world is so massive that it is completely out of our control, that we cannot possibly be as large as we feel.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Veronica Roth

A sob racks my body again, and he wraps his arms around me so tightly I find it difficult to breathe, but it doesn't matter. My dignified weeping gives way to full-on ugliness, my mouth open and my face contorted and sounds like a dying animal coming from my throat. If this continues I will break apart, and maybe that would be better, maybe it would be better to shatter and bear nothing.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

We believe in bravery. We believe in taking action. We believe in freedom from fear and in acquiring the skills to force the bad out of our world so that the good can prosper and thrive. If you also believe in those things, we welcome you.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Veronica Roth

Maybe you were cut out for Candor, Four, because you're a terrible liar.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Veronica Roth

It must require bravery to be honest all the time. I wouldn't know.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Veronica Roth

Before I leave the bathroom, I pinch my cheeks hard to bring blood to the surface of my skin. It’s stupid, but I don’t want to look weak and exhausted in front of everyone. When I walk back into Tobias’s room, Uriah is sprawled across the bed facedown; Christina is holding the blue sculpture above Tobias’s desk, examining it; and Lynn is poised above Uriah with a pillow, a wicked grin creeping across her face. Lynn smacks Uriah hard in the back of the head, Christina says, “Hey Tris!” and Uriah cries, “Ow! How on earth do you make a pillow hurt, Lynn?” “My exceptional strength,” she says. “Did you get smacked, Tris? One of your cheeks is bright red.” I must not have pinched the other one hard enough. “No, it’s just … my morning glow.