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The Ask and the Answer

Patrick Ness

Top 10 Best Quotes

“It's not that you should never love something so much that it can control you. It's that you need to love something that much so you can never be controlled. It's not a weakness. It's your best strength.”

“In this world of numbness and information overload, the ability to feel, my boy, is a rare gift indeed.”

“Faith with proof is no faith at all.”

“Cuz how do you know yer alive if you don't hurt?”

“To live is to fight, to preserve life is to fight everything that man stands for.”

“Being a leader is making the people you love hate you a little more each day.”

“Yer the only friend I got, pigpiss... Ain't that the biggest tragedy you ever heard?”

“If you ever see a war," she says, not looking up from her clipboard, "you'll learn that war only destroys. No one escapes from a war. No one. Not even the survivors.”

“We are the choices we make. And have to make. We aren’t anything else.”

“So we forgive each other?" The crooked smile climbs up one more time. "Again?" And I look right into his eyes, right into him as far as I can see, because I want him to hear me, I want him to hear me with everything I mean and feel and say. "Always," I say to him. "Every time.”

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Book Keywords:

humor, strength, emotion, love, leadership, boss, chaos-walking, forgiveness, control, truth, life, romance, weakness, hurt, alive

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