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Sarah J. Maas Quotes

40 of the best book quotes from Sarah J. Maas
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“‘What’s the point in having a mind if you don’t use it to make judgments?’ ‘What’s the point in having a heart if you don’t use it to spare others from the harsh judgments of your mind?’”
Sarah J. Maas
author
Throne of Glass
book
Dorian Havilliard
Celaena Sardothien
characters
the mind
heart
judgement
concepts
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“Still, the image haunted his dreams throughout the night: a lovely girl gazing at the stars, and the stars who gazed back.”
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“The only thing all the intended disorientation had accomplished was to familiarize her with the building. Idiots.”
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“She used to play - oh, she’d loved to play, loved music, the way music could break and heal and make everything seem possible and heroic.”
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“He had come here with the intention of embarrassing a snide assassin, and had instead found a young woman pouring her secrets into a pianoforte.”
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“Libraries were full of ideas - perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.”
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“‘We all bear scars, Dorian. Mine just happen to be more visible than most.’”
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“He saw her face each time he closed his eyes. She haunted his thoughts, made him wish to do grand and wonderful things in her name, made him want to be a man who deserved to wear a crown.”
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“Freedom or death lay at this table. Her past and future were seated on a glass throne.”
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“‘No. I can survive well enough on my own - if given proper reading material.’”
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“‘Celaena,’ Chaol said gently. And then she heard the scraping noise as his hand came into view, sliding across the flagstones. His fingertips stopped just at the edge of the white line. ‘Celaena,’ he breathed, his voice laced with pain—and hope. This was all she had left—his outstretched hand, and the promise of hope, of something better waiting on the other side of the line.”
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“‘You could rattle the stars,’ she whispered. ‘You could do anything, if you only dared. And deep down, you know it, too. That’s what scares you most.’”
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“‘No matter what happens,’ she said quietly, ‘I want to thank you.’ Chaol tilted his head to the side. ‘For what?’ Her eyes stung, but she blamed it on the fierce wind and blinked away the dampness. ‘For making my freedom mean something.’”
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“‘Names are not important. It’s what lies inside of you that matters.’”
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“‘You bear many names, and so I shall name you as well.’ Her hand rose to Celaena’s forehead and she drew an invisible mark. ‘I name you Elentiya.’ She kissed the assassin’s brow. “I give you this name to use with honor, to use when other names grow too heavy. I name you Elentiya, ‘Spirit That Could Not Be Broken.””
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“‘As my friend, you should either bring me along, or keep me company.’ ‘Friend?’ he asked. She blushed. ‘Well, ‘scowling escort’ is a better description. Or ‘reluctant acquaintance,’ if you prefer.’”
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“‘Sometimes, the wicked will tell us things just to confuse us - to haunt our thoughts long after we’ve faced them.’”
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“His breath was warm on her neck as he bent his head, resting his cheek against her hair. Her heart beat so quickly, and yet she felt utterly calm—as if she could have stayed there forever and not minded, stayed there forever and let the world fall apart around them. She pictured his fingers, pushing against that line of chalk, reaching for her despite the barrier between them.”
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“‘I like music,’ she said slowly, ‘because when I hear it, I . . . I lose myself within myself, if that makes any sense. I become empty and full all at once, and I can feel the whole earth roiling around me. When I play, I’m not . . . for once, I’m not destroying. I’m creating.’”
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“With each day, he felt the barriers melting. He let them melt. Because of her genuine laugh, because he caught her one afternoon sleeping with her face in the middle of a book, because he knew that she would win.”
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“There are a great many things that I wish to do, and don’t get to.”
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“And for three months… for three months I tried to convince myself that you were better off without me. I tried to convince myself that everything I’d done had made you hate me.”
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“‘I’m sorry I didn’t find a way to spare you from what happened Under the Mountain,’ Rhys said with equal quiet. ‘From dying. From wanting to die.‘”
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“They would remain until the bark ran out, then travel north past the wolves’ territory, and perhaps into the faerie lands of Prythian - where no mortals would dare go, not unless they had a death wish.”
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“We need hope as much as we need bread and...”
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“Once I’d dreamed and breathed and thought in colour and light and shape.”
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“Don’t feel bad for one moment about doing what brings you joy.”
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“Do you lie awake at night to come up with all you witty replies for the following day?”
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“I came to claim the one I love.”
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“Everything I love has always had a tendency to be taken from me.”
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“But I gave myself again to that fire, threw myself into it, into him, and let myself burn.”
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“Everything I love has always had a tendency to be taken from me.”
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“Your human joy fascinates me-the way you experience things, in your life span, so wildly and deeply and all at once, is... entrancing. I’m drawn to it, even when I know I shouldn’t be, even when I try not to be.”
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“Be glad of your human heart, Feyre. Pity those who don’t feel anything at all.”
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“‘Make it go away,’ I said, and he laughed. ‘You humans are truly grateful creatures, aren’t you?‘”
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“Magic-everything was magic, and it broke my heart.”
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“I was a loosened, a top whirling around and around, and I didn’t know who I danced with or what they looked like, only that I had become the music and the fire and the night, and there was nothing that could slow me down.”
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″‘I love you,’ he whispered, and kissed my brow. ‘Thorns and all.‘”
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“If I offer you the moon on a string, will you give me a kiss, too?”
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“Hello, Feyre darling.”

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