You looove me. (holds out arms) You love me this much.
A friend of mine once defined love as finding someone you can talk to late into the night
This time I wouldn’t forget him, because I couldn’t ever forgive him – for breaking my heart twice.
If you love something let it go.. if it comes back its yours
Good memories are like charms…Each is special. You collect them, one by one, until one day you look back and discover they make a long, colorful bracelet.
It’s been said that love finds you when you’re ready.
Basically, I have two speeds…. Hostile or smart-aleck. Your choice.
Man, you weigh a freaking ton,” he told me. “What’ve you been eating, rocks?” “Why, is your head missing some?” I croaked. His mouth almost quirked in a smile, and that’s when I knew how upset he’d been
I can talk to fish!” Angel said happily, water dripping off her long, skinny body. “Ask one over for dinner,” Fang said, joining us.
I feel like, like pudding,” Iggy groaned. “Pudding with nerve endings. Pudding in great pain.
What happened to your tan?”–Fang”It was dirt.” –Max
Max, you’re the last of the hybrids who still has…a soul.’ … ‘She doesn’t have soul,’ Gazzy scoffed. ‘Have you ever seen her dance?
How did you become blind, uh, Jeff is it?”Yeah, Jeff. Well, I looked directly at the sun, you know, the way they always tell you not to. If only I had listened.
Now, Max, I think we both know your parents aren’t missionaries.”I opened my eyes wide. “No? Well, for God’s sake, don’t tell them. They’d be crushed. Thinking they’re doing the Lord’s work and all.
Meaning what? We’re going to pretend nothing’s going on? That’s stupid. The only way to deal with any of this is to get it out in the open.”Have you been watching Oprah again?
Max, if you survive your final test, can you steal me one of those magic outfits for me?” I’ll try to get one for each of us. Hey! ‘If’?
I didn’t know a van could go up on two wheels like that, for so long.” -Nudge
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record.
So the first thing we’re gonna do,” I told him, “is push you off the roof.
Some kids get called ‘bundles of joy’ or ‘slices of heaven’ or ‘dreams come true.’ We got ‘the fifty-fourth generation of DNA experiments.’ Doesn’t have the same warm and fuzzy feel. But maybe I’m oversensitive.
I’m a girl of extremes. When I love something, I’m like a puppy dog (without all the licking). When I’m cranky, I’m a wasp (like a whole hive of ’em). And when I’m angry, I’m a Mother Bear with a predator after her cubs: Dangerous.
Who, last time I’d checked, was still on our official archenemy list. (Yes, we have to keep a list. It’s kind of sad.)
I stood my ground. “You evil scientist are all the same–evil. Count me out.”Fang and I brushed past Mr. God and walked quickly but smoothly to the exit. It was barely noon, and I’d already made a huge enemy.Dang, I’m good.
Marty, my mother used to say “Never get greedy with God.” I think what she meant was “Don’t dare ask for more if you already have what you need.”
The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective.
Yes, Max, you are going to die. Just like everybody else.Thank you, Confucious.
It’s funny how different people are. If I’d been this kid and someone was snarling “Ordering a pizza?” at me, without even thinking, I would have snarled back “Yeah. You want pepperoni?”-Maximum Ride
I’m way hot,” he muttered. “But I don’t feel sick. Just — way hot.”Fang
Iggy. This is not a democracy,” I said,(…)”It’sa Maxocracy.
A classroom . People trying to stick me in classrooms was becoming as predictable and annoying as people trying to kill me, but with less-fun results.
It means the third rail has seven hundred volts of direct current running through it. Touch it and you’re human popcorn
Is that clear?” said Borcht “as clear as pea soup” I said
I want to do it too!” said Gazzy, sitting very, very quietly, completely motionless.“Nope,” said Nudge, shaking her head. “You stand out like a fart in church.
Nudge threw her arms around my neck. ‘I love you Max! I love all of us too!’Yeah, me too,’ Said the Gasman. ‘I don’t care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together.
It was a little weird that they were friends. But then, maybe freaks just tended to find each other.
maybe, beauty, true beauty, is so overwhelming, it goes straight to our hearts.maybe it makes us feel emotions that are locked away inside
You see, one of the best things about reading is that you’ll always have something to think about when you’re not reading.
There’s no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books.
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall.
People want us, or want us dead, because of what we are, not who we are. It’s hard.
People want us, or want us dead, because of what we are, not who we are. It’s hard.~Angel
Bad stuff does happen sometimes, always remember that but remember that you have to move on somehow. You just pick your head up and stare at something beautiful like the sky or the ocean and you move the hell on.
The Chinese had a saying that had been in her mind for a while, troubling her: Society prepares the crime; the criminal only commits it.
If we had directions, it wouldn’t be life. It would be an assignment. Grunt work.
The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on. When you’re faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.
Behind every successful woman, there’s a big prick.
He [Iggy] started reaching for things around the table, and his hand landed on Total. “You’re black.”“I prefer canine-American,” said Total.
Beneath the handsome exterior beats a heart of darkness.
Anger, hatred, and bitterness are lethal poisons. They cause a slow, painful emotional death that only you suffer. Self-destruction will never defeat an enemy or create justice.
My parents were just carried out of the building in the service elevator,” he shouted at the cops. “They were vile, but they didn’t deserve to be taken out with the trash!
Okay, if this is what falling in love feels like, someone please kill me now. (Not literally, overzealousreaders.) But it was all too much—too much emotion, too much happiness, too much longing, perhapstoo much ice cream…
Honesty is always good, except when it’s better to lie.
The truth will set you free, its the little white lies that’ll save your ass.
Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.
Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely. Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha.
Some people just don’t have what it takes to appreciate a cookie.
Sometimes I look at you and I just can’t believe you’re mine
I don’t care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together,
Write about us,” Robinson urged. “Tell our story.” And I did it; I told our story. You hold it in your hands.
Human skin hisses like a rattlesnake when it burns.
I don’t damsel well. Distress, I can do. Damseling? Not so much.
A fight with her mother? It was certainly within the realm of possibility, I guessed. Elizabeth was a teenager and her mother was … well, her mother. Normally they were the best of friends, but even best friends fight.
Itsumademo ai shiteru, Yuki. I love you forever, my daughter.
I had made a friend. My second one in fourteen years. I was on a roll
He gave me a warm smile, and I blinked, realizing he was cute. I’d never really hadthe luxury of noticing cuteness or lack thereof in guys. Mostly it was the lethal/nonlethal distinction that I went with
I want to be able to see stuff,” Iggy said. “Like I used to, when I was little. And I want to be able to totally kick Jeb’s butt.
AS WE LAY THERE WE FELT LIKE WE WERE EXTENSTIONS OF EACH OTHER, LIKE OUR BODIES AND OUR HEARTS HAD TO BE TOGETHER TO MAKE ONE WHOLE PERFECT PERSON.
A boy and a girl, fated to rule all. Two will rise, and One will fall.
YOU COULD LOCK the Gasman in a padded cell with some dental floss and a bowl of Jell-O, and he’d find a way to make something to explode.
I’m not comfortable in this stadium,” I explained, trying to look calm.“I know. And you hate Fang looking at those girls. But we’re still havingfun, and Fang still loves you, and you’ll still save the world. Okay?
There you have it: our lives in a nutshell. Emphasis on nut.
We’re famous” iggy whispered so low that Fang could barely hear him.”So’s Swine Flu” Fang whispered back.
Ari smiled. The sun was shining, the weather was great, he was eating ice cream, and all his dreams were about to come true.
You…are…a…fridge…with wings,’ Fang ground out, punching an Eraser hard with every word. ‘We’re…freaking…ballet…dancers.
You’re a brave, brave girl, Tula” Gaby told her.”I know”, said the little girl. “I got it from you.
Because what’s worse than knowing you want something, besides knowing you can never have it?
Seize what’s been handed you. Make smart decisions. Make decisions because life is a temporary situation.
They [Erasers] were bad fliers,” Angel chimed in, “And in their minds, they weren’t all kill the mutants, like they usually are. They were like, remember to flap!
What’s so funny ’bout peace, love, and world destruction?
I fell into a deep sleep tucked in that little cocoon, a deeper sleep than I might of had in years.Right up until someone kicked me and said “Gotcha!
Besides my great fashion sense? I play a mean harmonica.
I loved laughing with him, loved that he could make me laugh.
If you’re going to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now…Things are almost never as bad as they first seem. Loosen up, girlfriend… you could giggle more in real life.
To me, that’s the ultimate isolation – to be separated from my own mind.
Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It’s called Four Blind Mice and it’s a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military.
I don’t get a chance to be funny with the thrillers. I like to be funny, and I think I am really funny. So with ‘Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life’, it was fun to let loose.
I don’t smile as much as I should, even though I smile inside a lot.