Quotes From "Divergent" By Veronica Roth

I have something I need to tell you, " he says. I run my fingers along the tendons in his hands and look back at him. "I might be in love with you." He smiles a little. "I'm waiting until I'm sure to tell you, though."" That's sensible of you, " I say, smiling too. "We should find some paper so you can make a list or a chart or something." I feel his laughter against my side, his nose sliding along my jaw, his lips pressing my ear." Maybe I'm already sure, " he says, "and I just don't want to frighten you." I laugh a little. "Then you should know better."" Fine, " he says. "Then I love you. . Veronica Roth
Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about...
Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames. Veronica Roth
Okay. Then...I can talk. Ask me something."" Okay." He laughs shakily in my ear. "Why is your heart racing Tris?"I cringe and say, "Well, I...I barely know you. I barely know you and I'm crammed up against you in a box, Four, what do you think?"..." Maybe you were cut out for Candor, " he says, "because you're a terrible liar. Veronica Roth
Yeah, well, " I say, "I left Abnegation because I wasn't selfless enough, no matter how hard I tried to be."" That's not entirely true." He smiles at me. "That girl who let someone throw knives at her to spare a friend, who hit my dad with a belt to protect me-that selfless girl, that's not you?".." You've been paying close attention, haven't you?"" I like to observe people/"" Maybe you were cut out for Candor, Four, because you're a terrible liar. Veronica Roth
Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up. I've seen it. It's fascinating." He releases me but doesn't pull away, his hand grazing my jaw, my neck. "Sometimes I just...want to see it again. Want to see you awake. Veronica Roth
Wait a second, " Four says. I turn toward him, wondering which version of Four I'll see now-the one who scolds me, or the one who climbs Ferris wheels with me. He smiles a little, but the smile doesn't spread to his eyes, which look less tense and worried." You belong here, you know that?" he says. "You belong with us. It'll be over soon, so just hold on, okay?" He scratches behind his ear and looks away, like he's embarrassed by what he said. I stare at him. I feel my heartbeat everywhere, even in my toes. I feel like doing something bold, but I could just as easily walk away. I am not sure which option is smarter, or better. I am not sure that I care. I reach out and take his hand. His fingers slide between mine. I can't breathe. I stare up at him, and he stares down at me. For a long moment, we stay that way. Then I pull my hand away and run after Uriah and Lynn and Marlene. Maybe now he thinks I'm stupid, or strange. Maybe it was worth it. Veronica Roth
You will be the first test subject, Tobias. Beatrice, however.." She smiles. "You are too injured to be of much use to me, so your execution will occur at the conclusion of this meeting." I try to hide the shudder that goes through me at the word "execution, " my shoulder screaming with pain, and look up at Tobias. It's hard to blink tears back when I see the terror in Tobias's wide, dark eyes." No, " says Tobias. His voice trembles, but his look stern as he shakes his head. "I would rather die."" I'm afraid you don't have much of a choice in that matter, " replies Jeanine lightly. Tobias takes my face in this hands roughly and kisses me, the pressure of his lips pushing mine apart. I forget my pain and the terror of approaching death and for a moment, I am grateful that the memory of that kiss will be fresh in my mind as I meet my end. Veronica Roth
Eric called Al's suicide brave, and he was wrong. My mother's death was brave. I remember how calm she was, how determined. It isn't just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it, without hesitation, and without appearing to consider another option. Veronica Roth
One ChoiceOne Choice, decided your friends. One Choice, defines your...
One ChoiceOne Choice, decided your friends. One Choice, defines your beliefs. One Choice, determines your loyalties - Forever.ONCE CHOICE CAN TRANSFORM YOU Veronica Roth
I pull my foot back again, but Four's hands clamp around my arms, and he pulls me away from her with irresistible force. I breathe through gritted teeth, staring at Molly's blood-covered face, the color deep and rich and beautiful, in a way. She groans, and I hear a gurgling in her throat, watch blood trickle from her lips. "You won, " Four mutters. "Stop." I wipe the sweat from my forehead. He stares at me. His eyes too wide; they look alarmed. "I think you should leave, " he says. "Take a walk." I'm fine, " I say. "I'm fine now, " I say again, this time for myself. I wish I could say I felt guilty for what I did. I don't. Veronica Roth
We've all started to put down the virtues of the other factions in the process of bolstering our own. I don't want to do that. I want to be brave, and selfless, and smart, and kind, and honest." He clears his throat. "I continually struggle with kindness. Veronica Roth
Moths, " repeats Will. "You're afraid of moths?" "Not just a cloud of moths, " she says, "like...a swarm of them. Everywhere. All those wings and legs and..." She shudders and shakes her head." Terrifying, " Will says with mock seriousness. "That's my girl. Tough as cotton balls."" Oh, Shut up. Veronica Roth
Can you be a girl for a few seconds?
Can you be a girl for a few seconds?"" I'm always a girl" I frown." You know what I mean. Like a silly, annoying girl" I twirl my hair around my finger. "Kay. Veronica Roth
Four flips the gun in this hand, presses the barrel to Peter's forehead, and clicks a bullet into place. Peter freezes with his lips parted, the yawn dead in his mouth. "Wake. Up, " Four snaps. "You are holding a loaded gun, you idiot. Act like it. Veronica Roth
What is it with you today?” says Christina on the way to breakfast. Her eyes are stillswollen from sleep and her tangled hair forms a fuzzy halo around her face.“ Oh, you know, ” I say. “Sun shining. Birds chirping.” She raises an eyebrow at me, as if reminding me that we are in an undergroundtunnel. Veronica Roth
We could visit him,
We could visit him, " suggests Will. "But what would we say? 'I didn't know you that well, but I'm sorry you got stabbed in the eye'? Veronica Roth
Leaving us with Eric is like hiring a babysitter who...
Leaving us with Eric is like hiring a babysitter who spends his time sharpening knives. Veronica Roth
She has been to the compound before. She remembered this...
She has been to the compound before. She remembered this hallway. She knows about the initiation process. My mother was Dauntless. Veronica Roth
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage...
We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another. Veronica Roth
That is death - shifting from
That is death - shifting from "is" to "was. Veronica Roth