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The Twelve

Justin Cronin

Top 10 Best Quotes

“As long as we remember a person, they're not really gone. Their thoughts, their feelings, their memories, they become a part of us.”

“Because that's what heaven's opening the door of a house in twilight and everyone you love is there.”

“This ravishing world. This achingly bittersweet, ravishing world.”

“There was something in the pages of these books that had the power to make him feel better about things, a life raft to cling to before the dark currents of memory washed him downstream again, and on brighter days, he could even see himself going on this way for some time. A small but passable life. And then, of course, the end of the world happened.”

“That was always the hardest part, missing you.”

“Sorry, we made vampires; it seemed like a good idea at the time.”

“Never a good sign, he thought, when the crows showed up.”

“Even on the darkest night, my friend, life will have its way.”

“Kittredge had obviously misjudged her, but he had learned that was the way with most people. The story was never the story, and it surprised you, how much another person could carry.”

“Kittridge closed his eyes. So, the end. It would happen instantaneously, a painless departure, quicker than thought. he felt the presence of his body one last time: the taste of air in his lungs, the blood surging in his veins, the drumlike beating of his heart. The bomb was dropping toward them. "I've got you," he said, hugging Tim fiercely; and again, over and over, so that the boy would be hearing these words. "I've got you, I've got you, I've got you, I've got you.”

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Book Keywords:

armageddon, love, crows, dark-humor, together, death, life-and-death, apocalypse, creepy, vampires, harbinger

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