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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic

Leigh Bardugo

Top 10 Best Quotes

“You see, some people are born with a piece of night inside, and that hollow place can never be filled - not with all the good food or sunshine in the world. That emptiness cannot be banished, and so some days we wake with the feeling of the wind blowing through, and we must simply endure it as the boy did.”

“Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.”

“We were not made to please princes.”

“This goes to show you that sometimes the unseen is not to be feared and that those meant to love us most are not always ones who do.”

“This is the problem with making a thing forbidden. It does nothing but build an ache in the heart.”

“Bad fates do not always follow those who deserve them.”

“You know how the stories go. Interesting things only happen to pretty girls; you will be home by sunset.”

“They pray that their children will be brave and clever and strong, that they will tell the true stories instead of the easy ones. They pray for sons with red eyes and daughters with horns.”

“The trap is loneliness, and none of us escapes it. Not even me.”

“I know who I am without anyone there to tell me.”

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