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Shadow and Bone Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Shadow and Bone
  1. #1
    ″‘And you hate that,’ I said with a sudden flash of comprehension. He sighed and leaned against me, brushing my hair back from my neck. ‘Maybe I do,’ he murmured, his lips grazing my ear, my throat, my collarbone.”
  2. #2
    “He didn’t laugh as easily as he once had. But when he did, some of that grim coolness lifted from him and he seemed a bit more like the Mal I used to know. It gave me hope that he might not be lost forever.”
  3. #3
    “He could have run, could have wept, could have clung to the sides of the skiff until the darkness took him, but he did none of those things. He stood unflinching before the gathering dark. ”
  4. #4
    “Alina, if I tell you that I still believe we can find the stag, would you think I’m mad?” “Why would you care what I think?” He looked genuinely baffled. “I don’t know,” he said. “But I do.” And then he kissed me.
  5. #5
    “This was the truth behind the handsome face and the miraculous powers, the truth that was the dead and empty space between the stars, a wasteland peopled by frightened monsters. ”
  6. #6
    “l pressed my forehead to Mal’s and heard him whisper, “I’ll meet you in the meadow.”
  1. #7
    “It was time to let go. That day on the Shadow Fold, Mal had saved my life, and I had saved his. Maybe that was meant to be the end of us.”
  2. #8
    “I’ve spent my life searching for a way to make things right. You’re the first glimmer of hope I’ve had in a long time.”
  3. #9
    “After a moment, I realized I was just gawking at myself in the mirror and had to smile. For a girl who hated looking at herself, I was at risk of becoming vain”
  4. #10
    “Zoya was awful, but she was also right. I didn’t belong in this beautiful world, and if I didn’t find a way to use my power, I never would”
  5. #11
    “I hope you don’t expect fairness from me, Alina. It isn’t one of my specialties.”
  6. #12
    “I wanted to believe that Mal and I would always be friends, but I had to face the fact that we were on different paths”

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  1. #13
    “The moment his lips met mine, the connection between us opened and I felt his power flood through me. I could feel how much he wanted me—but behind that desire, I could feel something else, something that felt like anger. ”
  2. #14
    ″‘There is something more powerful than any army. Something strong enough to topple kings, and even Darklings. Do you know what that thing is?‘.... ‘Faith,’ he breathed, his black eyes wild. “Faith’”
  3. #15
    “Your power serves you because that is its purpose, because it cannot help but serve you”.
  4. #16
    “I’ve been waiting for you a long time, Alina,” he said. “You and I are going to change the world.”
  5. #17
    “A thousand girls would sell their own mothers to be in your shoes, and yet here you are, miserable and sulking like a child. So tell me, girl. What is your sad little heart pining for?”
  6. #18
    “I drew back, startled. “You don’t want to be doing this.” “This is the only thing I want to be doing,” he growled, and I could hear the bitterness and desire all tangled up in his voice. ”
  7. #19
    “Once it is done, there can be no other. Like calls to like, and the bond is made.”
  8. #20
    “The stag had been showing me my strength--not just the price of mercy but the power it bestowed. And mercy was something the Darkling would never understand. I had spared the stag’s life. The power of that life belonged to me as surely as it belonged to the man who had taken it.”
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