160 quotes found by Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare
Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.
Cassandra Clare
You guessed? You must have been pretty sure, considering you could have killed me."
Cassandra Clare
Declarations of love amuse me. Especially when unrequited.
Cassandra Clare
Don't." Clary raised a warning hand. "I'm not really in the mood right now."
Cassandra Clare
You see, cuckoos are parasites. They lay their eggs in other birds' nests. When the egg hatches, the baby cuckoo pushes the other baby birds out of the nest. The poor parent birds work themselves to death trying to find enough food to feed the enormous cuckoo child who has murdered their babies and taken their places."
imposters  # 896
Cassandra Clare
Just because you call an electric eel a rubber duck doesn't make it a rubber duck, does it? And God help the poor bastard who decides they want to take a bath with the duckie. (Jace Wayland)
Cassandra Clare
Mom. I have something to tell you. I’m undead. Now, I know you may have some preconceived notions about the undead. I know you may not be comfortable with the idea of me being undead. But I’m here to tell you that undead are just like you and me … well, okay. Possibly more like me than you.
Cassandra Clare
What's this?" he demanded, looking from Clary to his companions, as if they might know what she was doing there.
Cassandra Clare
No, I'm just a very naughty boy. I do all sorts of bad things. I kick kittens. I make rude gestures at nuns.
notag  # 933
Cassandra Clare
People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.
life  good  bad  # 947
Cassandra Clare
You know," Gabriel said, "there was a time I thought we could be friends, Will."
ferret  # 951
Cassandra Clare
Out of the corner of her eye she thought she saw Jace shoot her a look of white rage - but when she glanced at him, he looked as he always did: easy, confident, slightly bored.
humor  awkward  # 953
Cassandra Clare
Usually I'm remarkably good natured. Try me on a day that doesn't end in y.
Cassandra Clare
Is standing by the window muttering about blood something he does all the time?" asked Simon.
jace  simon  # 1003
Cassandra Clare
I was thinking about the first time I ever saw you," he said, "and how after that I couldn't forget you. I wanted to, but I couldn't stop myself. I forced Hodge to let me be the one who came to find you and bring you back to the Institue. And even back then, in that stupid coffee shop, when I saw you sitting on that couch with Simon, even then that felt wrong to me-- I should have been the one sitting with you. The one who made you laugh like that. I couldn't get rid of that feeling. That it should have been me. And the more I knew you, the more I felt it--it had never been like that for me before. I'd always wanted a girl and then gotten to know her and not wanted her anymore, but with you the feeling just got stronger and stronger until that night when you showed up at Renwick's and I knew.
Cassandra Clare
Don't stop there. I suppose there are also, what, vampires and werewolves and zombies?"