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Dark Inside

Jeyn Roberts

Top 10 Best Quotes

“You don't strike me as the princess type." "What's that suppose to mean?" Daniel Smiled. "It means that I'd still go out of my way to rescue you, but you'd probably smack me across the head and try to slay the dragon yourself.”

“I knew they would find me. I'm glowing in the moonlight.My darkness was too bright to hide forever. They'll find all of us eventually. They play the odds and they're up a thousand to one.”

“There are so many empty people walking around on this little planet. Lonely people. Angry people. Bitter. Forgotten.”

“We forget how truly fragile we are. Skin. We do so much to it. Burn it. Tattoo it. Rub chemical into its surface. Sometimes we scrape it, pierce it, poke holes through its softness. Skin holds us together. IT keeps the blood inside. Without it, we die.”

“You make them sound human." "Aren't they? A lot of monsters are human." She couldn't argue with that.”

“Free will isn’t always about choice; often weakness plays the game”

“There are different types of people in the world. There are people who accept what's in front of them unquestioningly. The live in the dark. In defeat. Ignoring what the future might bring or how they might help to make things happen. Then there are people like me. Optimists. They too live in the dark, in times like these, but dream of the light. I trust in the possibilities of betterness. I believe there is more to life than this. I have to. There's no other choices for me.”

“He just wanted to stop thinking. It was easier that way. The numbness hadn't left him; if anything it was spreading. When he looked at the pictures, there was no emotion, even though he knew there should be. He should be sad. But he wasn't. He felt nothing. The drinking didn't help. Somewhere in the darkest recess of his brain, a button was pushed. Everything he cared about simply vanished. He'd malfunctioned.”

“The ocean would be nothing but salt water without her by his side.”

“When there was nothing left inside, he laid his head down on the carpet and stared at the wooden railing. He was even emptier than before. How was it possible that hollowness could dig so deep?”

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Book Keywords:

humanity, monsters, fragile, daniel, skin, empty, human-nature, optimistic, aries, emptiness

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