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Ally Condie quotes: I can trust in my parents' love. And it strikes me that is a big thing to trust, a big thing to have had, no matter what else happens. I can trust in my parents' love. And it strikes me that is a big thing to trust, a big thing to have had, no matter what else happens.
Ally Condie quotes: The dead don't see but I do. The dead don't see but I do.
Ally Condie quotes: Even if he didn't live his story, enough of us have lives just like it. So it's true anyway. Even if he didn't live his story, enough of us have lives just like it. So it's true anyway.
Ally Condie quotes: No.""Why?""No one needs to know," I say."To know what?How long you've lasted?" Vick asks."To know anything about me," I say. No."
"Why?"
"No one needs to know," I say.
"To know what?How long you've lasted?" Vick asks.
"To know anything about me," I say.
Ally Condie quotes: I can't tell him that I didn't see him until they told me to look. I can't tell him that I didn't see him until they told me to look.
Ally Condie quotes: I'm lying. I won't go with her to the Rising, no matter what. I'm lying. I won't go with her to the Rising, no matter what.
Ally Condie quotes: What is it about your voice thatmakes me want to hear you speak? What is it about your voice that
makes me want to hear you speak?
Ally Condie quotes: These branches will be my bones, I thought, and the paper will be my heart and skin, the places that feel everything. These branches will be my bones, I thought, and the paper will be my heart and skin, the places that feel everything.
Ally Condie quotes: Have to believe in something to survive. She's picked the Rising. I chose Cassia. Have to believe in something to survive. She's picked the Rising. I chose Cassia.
Ally Condie quotes: The poems and stories we shared with each other could mean what we wanted them to mean. We could choose our own path together. The poems and stories we shared with each other could mean what we wanted them to mean. We could choose our own path together.
Ally Condie quotes: And I'll tell her that I don't want my life to be samples and scraps. A taste of everything but a meal of nothing. And I'll tell her that I don't want my life to be samples and scraps. A taste of everything but a meal of nothing.
Ally Condie quotes: There's nothing like reading about a world that feels dead to throw your own beautiful, colorful life into sharp relief. There's nothing like reading about a world that feels dead to throw your own beautiful, colorful life into sharp relief.
Ally Condie quotes: The Society slides in everywhere, snakes in a crack, water dripping against a rock until even the stone has no choice but to hollow and change shape. The Society slides in everywhere, snakes in a crack, water dripping against a rock until even the stone has no choice but to hollow and change shape.
Ally Condie quotes: Are you congratulating me on my life, or on my death? Are you congratulating me on my life, or on my death?
Ally Condie quotes: I have always loved the way she says my name. I have always loved the way she says my name.
Ally Condie quotes: Perhaps this is what I learned in the canyons: What I am, what I'm not, what I'll give, and what I won't. Perhaps this is what I learned in the canyons: What I am, what I'm not, what I'll give, and what I won't.
Ally Condie quotes: In a story, you can turn to the front and begin again and everyone lives once more. That doesn't work in real life. In a story, you can turn to the front and begin again and everyone lives once more. That doesn't work in real life.
Ally Condie quotes: He didn't have any words for me. Why should I give him any of mine? He didn't have any words for me. Why should I give him any of mine?
Ally Condie quotes: The earth reflects the sky and the sky meets the earth and, every now and then, if we're lucky, we have a moment to see how small we are. Thank The earth reflects the sky and the sky meets the earth and, every now and then, if we're lucky, we have a moment to see how small we are. Thank
Ally Condie quotes: I have a sense that we have not yet arrived, that we are still reaching. For each other. For who we are meant to be. I have a sense that we have not yet arrived, that we are still reaching. For each other. For who we are meant to be.
Ally Condie quotes: I was born and raised in southern Utah. I was born and raised in southern Utah.
Ally Condie quotes: You left me like he left you. You left me like he left you.
Ally Condie quotes: And even in my panic, I hear the music in his deep voice, the sounds of singing. I close my eyes, imagining my breath is his own, that he is And even in my panic, I hear the music in his deep voice, the sounds of singing. I close my eyes, imagining my breath is his own, that he is with me
Ally Condie quotes: The Society music plays around and over us, but our thoughts are our own. The Society music plays around and over us, but our thoughts are our own.
Ally Condie quotes: Something beautiful. My hands are stained red Something beautiful. My hands are stained red
Ally Condie quotes: My mother painted with water," he says. "And my father played with fire. My mother painted with water," he says. "And my father played with fire.
Ally Condie quotes: There's a difference between knowledge and technology. Knowledge doesn't fail us. -The Society/Cassia, 'Matched There's a difference between knowledge and technology. Knowledge doesn't fail us. -The Society/Cassia, 'Matched
Ally Condie quotes: Two little dark figures, looking up. Are they looking at me? Is is him? This far away there's only one way to know. I point to the sky. Two little dark figures, looking up. Are they looking at me? Is is him? This far away there's only one way to know. I point to the sky.
Ally Condie quotes: Do not go gentle into that good night. Do not go gentle into that good night.
Ally Condie quotes: Things here are so different. Poisoned rivers, softened stone. You never know exactly what you're getting into. What will hold and what will give way Things here are so different. Poisoned rivers, softened stone. You never know exactly what you're getting into. What will hold and what will give way
Ally Condie quotes: I could go above ground now and then to gather food and paper, and isn't that enough to live on? I could go above ground now and then to gather food and paper, and isn't that enough to live on?
Ally Condie quotes: Because if you can't dream you can't pretend that he's still there Because if you can't dream you can't pretend that he's still there
Ally Condie quotes: Because once you love, it is gone. You love and you cannot call it back. Because once you love, it is gone. You love and you cannot call it back.
Ally Condie quotes: I keep telling myself that, and most of the time I believe it. I keep telling myself that, and most of the time I believe it.
Ally Condie quotes: It is one thing to make a choice and it is another thing to never have the chance. It is one thing to make a choice and it is another thing to never have the chance.
Ally Condie quotes: And out of nowhere, I think: So this is how it feels to stand at the edge of a canyon. And out of nowhere, I think: So this is how it feels to stand at the edge of a canyon.
Ally Condie quotes: His body belongs to him more than most people's do, and I ache at the thought that it might have to stop, be still. You His body belongs to him more than most people's do, and I ache at the thought that it might have to stop, be still. You
Ally Condie quotes: The Society wants us to be afraid of dying. But I'm not. I'm only afraid of dying wrong. The Society wants us to be afraid of dying. But I'm not. I'm only afraid of dying wrong.
Ally Condie quotes: If they feel something, they fight. If you were in a place with no pain, why would you want to come back? If they feel something, they fight. If you were in a place with no pain, why would you want to come back?
Ally Condie quotes: I think of my second lost compass sinking to the bottom of the river, like the stone it was before Ky changed it. I think of my second lost compass sinking to the bottom of the river, like the stone it was before Ky changed it.
Ally Condie quotes: If I could find one, I would cover the bark with her name the way I used to cover her hand with mine on the Hill. If I could find one, I would cover the bark with her name the way I used to cover her hand with mine on the Hill.
Ally Condie quotes: Apparently I was predicted to finish second. My stop must not have been as long as I thought. Apparently I was predicted to finish second. My stop must not have been as long as I thought.
Ally Condie quotes: In the end you can't always choose what to keep. You can only choose how you let it go. In the end you can't always choose what to keep. You can only choose how you let it go.
Ally Condie quotes: Can I trust this boy who writes in the earth? Can I trust this boy who writes in the earth?
Ally Condie quotes: Then, quick, he flips the fish out onto the bank. It flops and gasps for air, its body slick.We all watch the fish die. Then, quick, he flips the fish out onto the bank. It flops and gasps for air, its body slick.
We all watch the fish die.
Ally Condie quotes: Do you think you could let someone go if you thought it was best for them? Do you think you could let someone go if you thought it was best for them?
Ally Condie quotes: It's so huge," I say to him, and he nods. It's so huge," I say to him, and he nods.
Ally Condie quotes: The only chance of success is to trust in your own power. The only chance of success is to trust in your own power.
Ally Condie quotes: This how it always feels to be with her - a mixture of amusement and admiration and exasperation. This how it always feels to be with her - a mixture of amusement and admiration and exasperation.
Ally Condie quotes: It's good to see you jealous once in a while." He smiles, sun in the woods. It's good to see you jealous once in a while." He smiles, sun in the woods.
Ally Condie quotes: You don't usually get to choose the measure of suffering or the degree of joy you have. (Ky Markham) You don't usually get to choose the measure of suffering or the degree of joy you have. (Ky Markham)
Ally Condie quotes: There's a reason they didn't keep this poem. This poem tells you to fight. There's a reason they didn't keep this poem. This poem tells you to fight.
Ally Condie quotes: His uniform seems threadbare and tired, and so does he, as though he's coming apart along the edges. His uniform seems threadbare and tired, and so does he, as though he's coming apart along the edges.
Ally Condie quotes: I'm standing in a river. It's blue. Dark blue. Reflecting the color of the evening sky. I'm standing in a river. It's blue. Dark blue. Reflecting the color of the evening sky.
Ally Condie quotes: Things happen whether you deserve them or not Things happen whether you deserve them or not
Ally Condie quotes: Only when I hold onto nothing can I be the best, only then can I be what they expect me to be. Only when I hold onto nothing can I be the best, only then can I be what they expect me to be.
Ally Condie quotes: Did the poet know how lucky he was, to have such beautiful words and a place to put them and keep them? Did the poet know how lucky he was, to have such beautiful words and a place to put them and keep them?
Ally Condie quotes: I know which life is my real one now, no matter what happens. It's the one with you. I know which life is my real one now, no matter what happens. It's the one with you.