I sometimes wonder, if we can ever quite understand other people. All we can do is try, I suppose.Cassandra Clare in The Last Hours - Chain of Iron
You cannot save people who do not want to be saved. You can only stand by their side and hope that when they wake and realize they need saving, you will be there to help them.Cassandra Clare in The Last Hours - Chain of Iron
When I can't bend heaven I will raise hell.HölleCassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Lost Souls
Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read.Cassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
If you never tell anyone the truth about yourself, eventually you start to forget (...). If I kept them all inside,my memories of them would start to diaappear,. And then I would disappear.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire
Everytime I think I'm missing a piece of me, you give it back.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire
Because the world isn't divided into the special and the ordinary.
Everyone has the potential to be extra ordinary. As long as you have a soul and free will, you can be anything, do anything, choose anything.
There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire
"I don't know why I ever helped you."
"Because you like broken things."
Temper us in fire and we grow strong. When we suffer, we survive.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Heavenly Fire
"One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us."BooksCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
You know, when most girls say they want a big rock, they don't mean, you know, literally a big rock.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones
This is about more than us.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones
The stories you were told about monsters, nightmares, legends whispered around campfires. They are all true.MonstersCassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones
One does not question miracles, or complain that they are not constructed perfectly to one's liking.MiraclesCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
It is not easy to be different, and even less so to be unique.CharacterCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
Life is full of risks. Death is much simpler.Cassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
I'm the one with Team Evil over here. You're Team Good. Keep it in mind.
There might be a god, and there might not, but I don't think it matters, Clary. Either way, we're on our own.GodCassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Glass
If you were half as funny as you think you are, you'd be twice as funny as you are now.Cassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones
When you find a man you wish to marry, Tessa, remember this: You will know what kind of man he is not by the things he says, but by the things he does.Lies, Men, Taking action, TalkingCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?Life, Friendship, Solitude & Being AloneCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
It's all right to love someone who doesn't love you back, as long as they're worth you loving them. As long as they deserve it.Falling in loveCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
"Jesus!" Luke exclaimed.
"Actually, it's just me," said Simon. "Although I've been told the resemblance is startling."
Will looked horrified. "What kind of monster could possibly hate chocolate?"ChocolateCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.Poesie, Books, FoolishnessCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
He remembered the first time he’d kissed her, in the greenhouse, how he’d finally gotten it, finally understood the way someone’s mouth against yours could undo you, leave you spinning and breathless. That all the expertise in the world, any techniques you knew or had learned, went out the window when it was the right person you were kissing.Kissing, Falling in loveCassandra Clare in The Mortal Instruments - City of Bones
There are so many worse things than death. Not to be loved or not to be able to love: that is worse.Love, DeathCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
Every meeting led to a parting, and so it would, as long as life was mortal. In every meeting there was some of the sorrow of parting, but in everything parting there was some of the joy of meeting as well.Life, Breakup, Farewell & Goodbye, BeginningCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
I thought perhaps that when you told me you did not love me that my own feelings would fall away and atrophy, but they have not. They have grown every day. I love you now more desperately, this moment, than I have ever loved you before, and in an hour I will love you more than that.Cassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
No one can say that death found in me a willing comrade, or that I went easily.DeathCassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices
It has been the privilege and the honor of my life to know you.Cassandra Clare in The Infernal Devices