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52 Golden Son | Book Quotes (part 1)

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52 Golden Son | Book Quotes (part 1)


They say a kingdom divided against itself cannot stand. They made no mention of the heart.
Enough friends have paid for my war. This one’s on me.
...suffocating knowing there was a life ahead of me with someone I did not love.
These Blues should have used their logic and seen that I look only at the woman who does not kneel like the rest of them.
How can I let her? If she gives me her heart, I’ll break it. My lie is too great to build a love upon.
Find your home, Darrow. It may not be in the past. But find it, and you’ll never be lost again
If I don’t pull the trigger, millions will die.” "If you pull it, you accept that billions should live as slaves."
Each is willing to take the leap, thinking they are the first. That’s bravery.
"It’s not fair. Do you understand that? I’m not like you … I can’t just … I can’t just shut off like you do.”
He predicts what I want. I want to be king. Make me so.
I’m a man, and she’s the woman I want.
There is no greater plague to an introvert than the extroverted.
“Weird as you are, wicked as you were. I know you want to be better. You want to live for more. We all do. And there’s not a place they could take one of my friends that I would ever abandon them.”
I had to leave Mustang behind. She knows what she is doing. Somehow I had managed to forget that. She always knows what she’s bloody doing.
It is a humbling thing knowing someone cannot live without you, knowing that though they’ve betrayed you, they wish for nothing but absolution. And as he clenches my back, I wrap my arms around his armor and try not to cry myself. Even the cruel feel pain.
...petty in seeking my enemy, but because I know she is not petty. If she is with Cassius, it is because she cares for him. It aches deeper than I thought it would.
“They’re too obedient.” “Ah, so that’s why you like me.” She digs her fingernails lightly into my scalp, teasing.
"Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.”
"Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark."
Liars make the best promises.
“Why do you do this?” she asks. “Why do you pull me back if you’re just going to push me away?”
I let her kiss me then. Even if she is a cold woman, there is something in her heart for me.
"You’ve spent years with them. But we have to hurt them. See, that’s all they understand. Pain. Pain is how they control us.” She continues slowly. “The first day I served a Gold was the greatest pleasure I felt in all my life. I can’t explain it to you. It was like meeting God. Now I know that it wasn’t pleasure I felt. It was the absence of pain.
You love women, but you do not enjoy us.
His hands reach helplessly for the girl he loves, as though his will alone can mend what was broken; but inside he knows he is powerless.
"No. Don’t speak. It’s not your turn just because I pause.”

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