The best Quotes from The Inheritance Games

The best Quotes from The Inheritance Games

The trick to being abandoned was to never let yourself long for anyone who left.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Hawthorne Legacy
Everything's a game, Avery Grambs. The only thing we get to decide in this life is if we play to win.
Sometimes all a girl really needed was a very bad idea.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Hawthorne Legacy
The world is the board, Heiress. We just have to keep rolling the dice.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Final Gambit
I don't believe in destiny or fate - I believe in choice.
Love wasn't just a choice - it was dozens, hundreds, thousands of choices.
Every day was a choice.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Final Gambit
In the tapestry of life, our inheritance is the thread that we weave into the fabric of history.
Every choice we make shapes the legacy we pass on to the next generation.
Beneath the guise of loyalty, betrayal can lie dormant, waiting for the right moment.
"Why do I have to tell a story?" I asked.
"Because if you don't tell the story, someone else will tell it for you."
Sometimes, strangers can become more like family than blood ever could.
Power is not in what you possess, but in how you wield it.
In the realm of secrets, answers are the most precious treasure.
Secrets are the bricks that build the walls of mystery.
"If I were choosing between you and any one of them," he'd told me, "I would choose them, always and every time."
But he hadn't.
Better the devil you do know than the devil you don't.
As awful as it sounds, money is power, and power is magnetic.
Power was as much a fact of life for this guy as gravity. The world bent to the will of Grayson Hawthorne. What money couldn't buy him, those eyes probably did.
I love you. I would die to protect you. I would make you hate me to keep you safe because damn it, Avery - some things are too precious to gamble.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Final Gambit
"A guy who thinks he knows everything," I muttered. "That's new."
Sometimes you gotta excise a wound before it can heal.
Knowing that Mr. Yates was infamous for giving impossible tests had made me want to redefine possible.
"Ever had your life ruined by someone with the last name Hawthorne?" Alisa continued.
I stared at her, then managed to answer more confidently this time. "No."
Alisa smiled, but it didn't quite reach her eyes. "Lucky you."
If yes is no and once is never, then how many sides does a triangle have?
If there's one thing the Hawthorne family isn't, it's fine. They were a twisted, broken mess before you got here and they'll be a twisted, broken mess once you're gone.
Grayson Hawthorne was arrogant enough to consider himself bulletproof - and honorable enough to see a promise through to its end.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Hawthorne Legacy
"Getting involved with Jameson would just be throwing gasoline on the fire."
"And what a lovely fire it would be."
Secrets are like shadows. They follow you everywhere, always hiding just out of reach.
Why kill two birds with one stone when you can kill twelve?
...never lose your heart to a Hawthorne.
She was an apology cupcake baker. A guilty cupcake baker. A please-don't-be-mad-at-me cupcake baker.
It wasn't my best look, but I'd gone to school with the same kids my whole life. I was wallpaper. No one was looking.
"Est unus ex nobis. Nos defendat eius."
She is one of us. We protect her.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes - The Hawthorne Legacy

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It's not the bad memories that tear a person apart. It's the good ones.
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"Scream before they hit you."
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There wasn't an in-between for me. I lived at extremes. And maybe I'd die at them too.
Hierarchy was like breathing: the only time you thought about it was when something went wrong.
I was outnumbered, unarmed, weak, and screwed. In that order.
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"You do not want to finish that sentence, missy. You want to sit down, close your mouth, and eat."
"How am I supposed to eat with my mouth closed?"
"Good boy, Devon," I taunted. "You got me home before dark. If you can sit, shake and roll over, too, I'm sure Callum will give you a doggie treat."
"Show of hands," Devon said, breaking the silence. "Who thinks we're screwed?"
Some people said that broken bones grew back stronger. On the good days, I told myself that was true, that each time the world tried to break me, I became a little less breakable.
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I wasn't entirely sure how to reply. Blow me and Screw you both seemed like strong contenders, but the peanut gallery in my head appeared to be favoring castration.
She'd been taught all her life not to attack humans, but knocking them unconscious with tranquilizer guns was more of a gray area.
Bryn, when you were six years old, you tried to bungee jump off a jungle gym by connecting the straps of your overalls to the bars with your shoelaces. Caution has never been your strong suit.
I think sometimes we aren't keeping secrets to hide from other people. I think sometimes we're keeping them to protect those people.
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
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Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
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You are going to lose people in your life.
And I realize that no matter how much you spent with them,
or how much you appreciated them and told them so,
it will never seem like it was enough.
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Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.

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