The best Quotes by Lauren DeStefano

The best Book Quotes

Maybe hope isn't the most dangerous thing a person can have. Maybe love is.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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Because even if the lie is beautiful, the truth is what you face in the end.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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"You're insane, you know that?" he says.
"It's the only thing keeping me afloat," I say.

Craziness & WeirdnessLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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"I lost everyone I loved," I tell him. I wait for him to look at me, and then I add, "The day I met you."

Love declerationsLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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I'll tell you something about true love. There's no science to it. It's as natural as the sky.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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Love unrequited is violent. He loves you so much that he's turned it into hate.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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Maybe hope isn't such a bad thing. Maybe it's what keeps us together.

HopeLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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There's a limit to how much living can be done in a life without freedom.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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When we're alive, life consumes us. But when we die, all of the color and the motion is gone so quickly, it's as though it can no longer stand to be wasted on us.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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Every star has been set in the sky. We mistakenly think they were put there for us.

StarsLauren DeStefano in Internment Chronicles - Perfect Ruin
 
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I used to have only one name; it used to mean something.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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"Momentum," She repeats. "You can't just stand there if you want something to fly. You have to run."

FlyingLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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Once upon a time there were two parents, two children, and a brick house with lilies in the yard. The parents died, the lilies wilted. One child disappeared. Then the other.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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I liked just being with you. I liked the way you breathed when you were asleep. I liked when you took the champagne glass from my hand. I liked how your fingers were always too long for your gloves.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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Fate, I think, is a thief.

Fate & DestinyLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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You've been captive for so long that you don't even realize you want freedom anymore.

PrisonsLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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So many of the things I've wanted are the things I've been taught to fear.

Lauren DeStefano in Internment Chronicles - Perfect Ruin
 
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We destroy things with our curiosity. We shatter with our best intentions.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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I've done it all before, I tell myself, and I can do it again. Trust is the strongest weapon.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Fever
 
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It's the silence I imagine in the rest of the world, the silence of an endless ocean and uninhabitable island, a silence that can be seen from space.

SilenceLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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Eventually I realize that I am holding on to him just as tightly as he holds on to me. And here we are: two small dying things, as the world ends around us like falling autumn leaves.

Lauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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Rhine. The river that, somewhere out there, has broken free.

RhineLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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The only characters I ever don't like are ones that leave no impression on me. And I don't write characters that leave no impression on me.

Lauren DeStefano
 
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We figure out what death means when we're born, practically, and we live our whole lives in some kind of weird denial about it.

DeathLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Sever
 
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Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.

Autumn & FallLauren DeStefano in Chemical Garden - Wither
 
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