Crooked Kingdom Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Crooked Kingdom
  1. #1
    “Nothing like being shot at a few times to make you a fast learner.”
  2. #2
    “Sometimes the trick to getting the best of a situation was just to wait.”
  3. #3
    “And yet amid the clamor of suspicion, she could hear the soft chiming of another bell, the sound of ‘What if?’ What if she let herself be comforted, gave up the pretense of being beyond the things she’d lost?”
  4. #4
    “People point guns at each other all the time in Ketterdam. It’s basically a handshake.”
  5. #5
    “And that was what destroyed you in the end: the longing for something you could never have.”
  6. #6
    “Fear is a phoenix. You can watch it burn a thousand times and still it will return.”
  1. #7
    “You could love something and still see its flaws.”
  2. #8
    “Meeting you was a disaster. But I am grateful every day for that disaster.”
  3. #9
    “Knowledge isn’t a sign of divine favor. Prosperity is.”
  4. #10
    “I’m pragmatic. If I were cruel, I’d give him a eulogy instead of a conversation.”
  5. #11
    “Stop treating your wound like it’s something you imagined. If you see the wound is real, then you can heal it.”
  6. #12
    “That was how you survived when you weren’t chosen, when there was no royal blood in your veins. When the world owed you nothing, you demanded something of it anyway.”

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  1. #13
    “Suffering is like anything else. Live with it long enough, you learn to like the taste.”
  2. #14
    “Better terrible truths than kind lies.”
  3. #15
    “If you don’t care about money, Nina dear, call it by its other names.”
    “Kruge? Scrub? Kaz’s one true love?”
    “Freedom, security, retribution.”
  4. #16
    “Fear is how they control you. There’s so much in the world you don’t have to be afraid of, if you would only open your eyes.”
  5. #17
    “The really bad monsters never look like monsters.”
  6. #18
    “You’re not weak because you can’t read. You’re weak because you’re afraid of people seeing your weakness. You’re letting shame decide who you are.”
  7. #19
    “If you still believe in fairness, then you’ve led a very lucky life.”
  8. #20
    “We can endure all kinds of pain. It’s shame that eats men whole.”
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