Collection of the best quotes ever – The Jessica edition

Mary had a great idea, so I’m stealing it. Besides there are too many to put into a comment anyway. Here are my favorites

“You’ve won the evolutionary lottery: You’re a vampire. Let’s go to Disneyland!”
— J.R. Ward (Dark Lover)

““You know,” he said, “this is why I love you so much.”
Her tone was heartbreakingly warm. “What do you mean?”
“You don’t ask me to go inside because it’s cold. You just want to make it easier for me to be where I want to stand.””
— J.R. Ward (Lover Avenged)

“I. Am. Not. Sorry.”
__ J.R. Ward

“It’ll be fun, it’ll be a thrill. Something stupid, something bad for you. Just something different. Isn’t this the point of being young? It’s your choice, Ace. People can live a hundred years without really living for a minute. You climb up here with me, it’s one less minute you haven’t lived.”
__Logan (Gilmore Girls, You Jump I Jump Jack)

“The earth is definitely doomed.”
__ Giles (BTVS)

“If those two don’t kill each other, I might lend a hand.”
__ Giles (BTVS)

“Don’t be ridiculous.”
“Now I’m ridiculous.” She threw up her hands. “I’m neurotic and ridiculous.”
“Yes, often.”
Her breath began to hitch. She could actually see red around the edges of her vision. “You’re arrogant, domineering, egotistical, and disdainful of the law.”
He lifted one amused brow. “And your point would be?”
– Eve and Roarke (In Death, JD Robb)

“Roarke, I insulted her and…she apologized to me. Something must be done.”
– Summerset (In Death, JD Robb)

“With unerring instinct, he’d found a great big red button, and pushed it. Wyatt fights to win, which means he fights dirty. I understand the concept because that’s how I fight, too, but understanding it didn’t stop me from reacting. I could practically feel my blood bubbling with steam. “What?”
He turned around, all controlled aggression, and damned if he didn’t push the button again.”
– Blair (Drop Dead Gorgeous, Linda Howard)

“‘Are you making fun of my hero complex?’

— Linda Howard (Mr. Perfect)

“Damn me to hell or take me to heaven, but for Gods sake, do it now….”
— Nora Roberts (The Stanislaski Brothers: Mikhail and Alex)

“When we grow up, we lose the talent for loving without restrictions.”
— Nora Roberts

“She surrounded herself with books at work and at home. Her living space was a testament to her first and abiding love with shelves jammed with books tables crowded with them. She saw them not only as knowledge entertainment comfort even sanity but as a kind of artful decoration. ”
— Nora Roberts (Key of Knowledge)

“I am what I am V. Leopards, spots, you know what they say”
__Veronica Mars

“There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that others won’t feel insecure around you.”

I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacation with better care than they do their lives.Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.
Jim Rohn

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” Vincent T. Lombardi

“A most important key to successful leadership is your ability to direct and challenge the very best that is in those whom you lead.” Anonymous

“Our policy is simple: We are not going to betray our friends, reward the enemies of freedom, or permit fear and retreat to become American policies, especially in this hemisphere. None of the wars in my lifetime came about because we were too strong.”
––Ronald Reagan

“The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on good will. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says “I”; The leader says “WE”. The boss fixes the blame for the breakdown; the leader fixes the breakdown. The boss says, “GO”; the leader says “LET’S GO!” H. Gordon Selfridge

“The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.” Theodore Roosevelt

“Entrepreneurs are the forgotten heroes of America.” Ronald Reagan

“Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.
— Sherrilyn Kenyon (Acheron)

“Sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right.
– Acheron”
— Sherrilyn Kenyon

And of course…

“It made a difference for that one.” – Loren Eiseley, The Star Thrower

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