52 quotes found by Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.
Veronica Roth
Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
Veronica Roth
I might be in love with you." He smiles a little. "I'm waiting until I'm sure to tell you, though.
humorous  # 415
Veronica Roth
Peter would probably throw a party if I stopped breathing.'
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Veronica Roth
I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different.
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Veronica Roth
I have something I need to tell you," he says. I run my fingers along the tendons in his hands and look back at him. "I might be in love with you." He smiles a little. "I'm waiting until I'm sure to tell you, though."
love  humor  divergent  beatrice  tobias  # 749
Veronica Roth
Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.
crying  laughter  options  # 753
Veronica Roth
A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.
Veronica Roth
Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up
fear  divergent  # 911
Veronica Roth
People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets. You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them, but sometimes you decide to trust them.
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Veronica Roth
I am selfish. I am brave.
notag  # 1153
Veronica Roth
Cruelty does not make a person dishonest, the same way bravery does not make a person kind.
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Veronica Roth
You think my first instinct is to protect you. Because you're small, or a girl, or a Stiff. But you're wrong."
chivalry  # 1273
Veronica Roth
We both have war inside us. Sometimes it keeps us alive. Sometimes it threatens to destroy us.
notag  # 1317
Veronica Roth
Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.
love  # 1425
Veronica Roth
Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.
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