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Stephenie Meyer Quotes

72 of the best book quotes from Stephenie Meyer
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“You provided us with a common enemy. You allied us.”
Stephenie Meyer
author
Eclipse
book
Edward Cullen
character
enemies
vampires
allies
werewolves
concepts
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“Do you think either of them would give up if you died? They’d still fight, we all would. You can’t change anything, so just be good, okay?”
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“Angela’s easy human dramas were oddly reassuring. It was nice to know that life was normal somewhere.”
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“He’s like a drug for you, Bella… I see you can’t live without him now. It’s too late. But I would have been healthier for you. Not a drug; I would have been the air, the sun.”
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“You have the choice that I didn’t have, and you’re choosing wrong.”
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“I did know his condition. Edward promised that he would change me himself whenever I wanted… just as long as I married him first.”
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“There’s something... strange about the way you two are together… The way he watches you – it’s so... protective. Like he’s about to throw himself in front of a bullet to save you or something.”
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“Think about it Bella… you’ve kissed just one person – who isn’t really a person – in your whole life… How do you know that’s what you want.”
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“The jealousy… it has to be eating at you. You can’t be as sure of yourself as you seem. Unless you have no emotions at all.”
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“And then quite distinctly I felt the splintering along the fissure line in my heart as the smaller part wrenched itself away from the whole.”
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“Would you like to hear my story, Bella? It doesn’t have a happy ending – but which of ours does? If we had happy endings, we’d all be under gravestones now.”
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“Someone like me shouldn’t be human. Someone with my luck ought to be little less helpless.”
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“I think you were just worried that if you really forced her to choose, she might not choose you.”
Jacob Black
character
love
choices
concepts
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“I was ready to join [Edward’s] family. The fear and guilt and anguish I was feeling now had taught me that much… The next time something came at us, I would be ready. An asset, not a liability.”
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“It was against the rules for normal people-human people like me and Charlie- to know about the clandestine world full of myths and monsters that existed secretly around us.”
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“I think it’s something about the inevitability. How nothing can keep them apart-not her selfishness, or his evil, or even death, in the end...”
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“What about Jacob? What was I going to do about him? My former best friend who was now...what? My enemy?”
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“The word ‘boyfriend’ had me chewing on the inside of my cheek with a familiar tension while I stirred. It wasn’t the right word, not at all. I needed something more expressive of eternal commitment...”
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“Time had not made me immune to the perfection of his face, and I was sure that I would never take any aspect of him for granted.”
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“They won’t be human experiences afterward. You don’t get a second chance at humanity, Bella.”
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“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”
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“You are my life now.”
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“When life offers you a dream so far beyond any of your expectations, it’s not reasonable to grieve when it comes to an end.”
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“Will you be?” I asked, suddenly anxious. “Will you really be here?” “As long as you want me,” he assured me. “I’ll always want you,” I warned him. “Forever.”
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“I hear voices in my mind and you’re worried that you’re the freak,” he laughed.”
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“I said it would be better if we weren’t friends, not that I didn’t want to be.”
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“Do I dazzle you?”
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“He called you pretty,” he finally continued, his frown deepening. “That’s practically an insult, the way you look right now. You’re much more than beautiful.”
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“Don’t be offended, but you seem to be one of those people who just attract accidents like a magnet. So… try not to fall into the ocean or get run over or anything, all right?”
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“You really should stay away from me.”
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“Don’t be self-conscious,” he whispered in my ear. “If I could dream at all, it would be about you. And I’m not ashamed of it.”
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“What if I’m not a superhero. What if I’m the bad guy?”
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“About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him-and I didn’t know how potent that part might be-that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.”
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“There are millions of us, all working together in perfect harmony toward our goal.”
Wanda
character
unity
concept
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“Humans were brutish and ungovernable. They had killed one another so frequently that murder had been an accepted part of life.”
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“Perhaps without the lows, the highs could not be reached. Were the souls the exception to that rule? Could they have the light without the darkness of the world?”
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“My heart faltered and then beat unevenly, and I wanted to laugh at myself. Did it matter that [Jared] was beautiful, that I loved him, when he was going to kill me?”
Wanda
Jared
characters
love
concept
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“It’s a big universe, and there’s a lot of company out there.”
Wanda
character
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“How can I not trust another human completely? We’re family—both part of the brotherhood of extinction.”
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“My reaction was instantaneous and unthinking. I skittered to one side of the tunnel, sweeping Jamie along with one arm so that I was between him and whatever was coming for me.”
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“Her name is Wanda, not it.”
Wanda
Ian
characters
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“Laughter was like a fresh breeze—it cleaned its way through the body, making everything feel good. Did other species have such a simple healer?”
Wanda
character
laughter
concept
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“And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…” he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word. “What a stupid lamb,” I sighed. “What a sick, masochistic lion.”
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“Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.”
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“I can feel what you’re feeling now — and you are worth it.”
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“I’m just going to do what I want now, and let the chips fall where they may.”
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“That’s the beautiful thing about being human,” he told me. “Things change.”
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“Sometimes I wondered if I was seeing the same things through my eyes that the rest of the world was seeing through theirs. Maybe there was a glitch in my brain.”
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“Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.”
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“And you’re worried, not because you’re headed to meet a houseful of vampires, but because you think those vampires won’t approve of you, correct?” “That’s right,” I answered immediately, hiding my surprise at his casual use of the word. He shook his head. “You’re incredible.”
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“You’re intoxicated by my very presence.”
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“The right thing isn’t always real obvious. Sometimes the right thing for one person is the wrong thing for someone else. So...good luck figuring that out.”
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“Your number was up the first time I met you.”
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“Twilight, again,” he murmured. “Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end.”
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“Distract me, please”
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“That’s my point. Body and soul. Two different things, in my case.”
Wanda
character
soul
human body
concepts
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“How does going to one of those other planets help you? You’ll still be a parasite, [Wanda].”
Wanda
Jeb
characters
character
concept
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“People touched my cheeks often, or put their fingers under my chin, holding my face up to see it better. I was frequently patted on my head (which was in easy reach, since I was shorter than everyone but the children).”
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“Anger flashed through me, hot and wild. In eight full lives, I’d never had an emotion touch me with such force.”
Wanda
character
anger
emotions
concepts
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“How much is physical, how much in the mind? How much accident and how much fate? Love simply is where it is.”
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“Perhaps you should open your eyes and look around for [love] specifically. It might do you a lot of good.”
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“The mysterious bond of mother and child was not a mystery to me any longer. There was no bond greater than one that required your life for another’s.”
Wanda
character
mothers
concept
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“The souls were wrong to be here. My humans deserved their world. I could not give it back to them, but I could give them this.”
Wanda
character
humanity
concept
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“I held you in my hand, Wanderer. And you were so beautiful.”
Wanda
Ian
characters
beauty
soul
concepts
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“Look, I’m human. It’s hard to be fair sometimes. We don’t always feel the right thing, do the right thing.”
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“I knew the human exaggeration for sorrow—a broken heart. I’d always thought of it as a hyperbole. I wasn’t expecting the pain in my chest.”
Wanda
character
emotions
pain
sorrow
concepts
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“I, the soul called Wanderer, love you, human Ian. And that will never change, no matter what I might become.”
Wanda
Ian
characters
love
concept
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“Humans were deceitful, treacherous creatures. I couldn’t anticipate their darker agendas when such things were unthinkable to my species.”
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“Were twenty-nine rattlesnakes afraid of a lone field mouse?”
Wanda
character
fear
concept
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“My first language had no word for betrayal or traitor. Or even loyalty—because without the existence of an opposite, the concept had no meaning.”
Traitors
Wanda
characters
betrayal
loyalty
concepts
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“Because he was a soul, by nature he was all things good: compassionate, patient, honest, virtuous, and full of love.”
Wanda
character
goodness
soul
concepts
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“You never know how much time you’ll have.”
Wanda
character
time
concept

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