K: “You know, you re a very good t making enemies. Have you ever tried to make a friend?”

H: “What use are those?”

 

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

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Guilt

H:(…) And I did nothing“.

I:There was nothing you could have done

H:Strange how that doesn’t make the guilt go away“.

The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey

MT: “Has anyone ever told you thy you’re too sharp for your own good?”

LB: “Too sharp, too loud, too reckless. I’ve heard it all. It’s a wonder I’m still alive”.

MT“Indeed”.

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

Will

P: “Isn’t in your power to refuse? How can anyone force you to do anything?”

K: “He is the King. And you’re a fool, too, if you think I have a choice in the matter”. 

P: “But you do have a choice. He’s not the one who makes you savage. You make yourself savage, when you bend yourself to his will”. 


Graceling by Kristin Cashore