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Neal Shusterman quotes: Unwinds exist in the constant shadow of betrayal. Unwinds exist in the constant shadow of betrayal.
Neal Shusterman quotes: That's what law is: educated guesses at right and wrong. That's what law is: educated guesses at right and wrong.
Neal Shusterman quotes: What we perceive as art, the universe perceives as directions. What we perceive as art, the universe perceives as directions.
Neal Shusterman quotes: You don't undo thirteen years of brainwashing in two days. You don't undo thirteen years of brainwashing in two days.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The result leaves my brain somewhere in orbit beyond Saturn, where it can't bother anyone, especially me. The result leaves my brain somewhere in orbit beyond Saturn, where it can't bother anyone, especially me.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Mortals fantasied that love was eternal and its loss unimaginable. Now we know neither is true. Love remained mortal, while we became eternal. Mortals fantasied that love was eternal and its loss unimaginable. Now we know neither is true. Love remained mortal, while we became eternal.
Neal Shusterman quotes: We want what you no longer want. We want what you no longer want.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I love you, Brew." "No you don't," he said. "Just shut up and take it," I told him. He smiled. "Okay. I love you, Brew." "No you don't," he said. "Just shut up and take it," I told him. He smiled. "Okay.
Neal Shusterman quotes: It was easier to deal with Tennyson when he was fighting me; but having him on my side was frightening, because now I didn't know who the enemy was. It was easier to deal with Tennyson when he was fighting me; but having him on my side was frightening, because now I didn't know who the enemy was.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The only thing you have for measuring what's real is your mind ... so what happens when your mind becomes a pathological liar? The only thing you have for measuring what's real is your mind ... so what happens when your mind becomes a pathological liar?
Neal Shusterman quotes: The all-seeing government can be very nearsighted when it comes to scrutinizing the actions of its own appendages. The all-seeing government can be very nearsighted when it comes to scrutinizing the actions of its own appendages.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Dreams can twist your emotions like no reality can. Dreams can twist your emotions like no reality can.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Man, Grandma, what big hair you have.""The better to style with, my dear. Man, Grandma, what big hair you have."
"The better to style with, my dear.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Nice socks" - Neal Shusterman Nice socks" - Neal Shusterman
Neal Shusterman quotes: Sometimes there are moments when we objectively face the never, and it overwhelms us. Sometimes there are moments when we objectively face the never, and it overwhelms us.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Their fate rested entirely on me. I could save them by telling the truth. I could destroy them by lying. No one should have that much power. Their fate rested entirely on me. I could save them by telling the truth. I could destroy them by lying. No one should have that much power.
Neal Shusterman quotes: He's become like that briefcase in the ground-full of gems yet void of light, so nothing sparkles, nothing shines. He's become like that briefcase in the ground-full of gems yet void of light, so nothing sparkles, nothing shines.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Perhaps that is the greatest crime of conquestthat a civilization is denied the right to evolve beyond its own embarrassment. Perhaps that is the greatest crime of conquest
that a civilization is denied the right to evolve beyond its own embarrassment.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Everything has meaning, or nothing has meaning. Which world would you rather live in? Everything has meaning, or nothing has meaning. Which world would you rather live in?
Neal Shusterman quotes: No," says Ariana. "It was a dream. Reality got in the way, that's all. No," says Ariana. "It was a dream. Reality got in the way, that's all.
Neal Shusterman quotes: He does not deserve this. He has done many things, not all good, but he does not deserve this. And he never did get his priest. He does not deserve this. He has done many things, not all good, but he does not deserve this. And he never did get his priest.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I ain't no runaway, I'm a run-to. I ain't no runaway, I'm a run-to.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I think it's outrageously cruel to keep a puzzle that they know is missing a single piece. I think it's outrageously cruel to keep a puzzle that they know is missing a single piece.
Neal Shusterman quotes: A family is a collection of strangers trapped in a web of DNA and forced to cope. A family is a collection of strangers trapped in a web of DNA and forced to cope.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Best way to save humanity is to turn the monsters against one another. Best way to save humanity is to turn the monsters against one another.
Neal Shusterman quotes: We weren't going anywhere, Nick said with a smile. He was trying to sound charming, but instead wound up sounding heavily sedated. We weren't going anywhere, Nick said with a smile. He was trying to sound charming, but instead wound up sounding heavily sedated.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Good thing about bad rubbish is you can make the stench go away just by covering it up. It never comes back as long as you keep a tight lid Good thing about bad rubbish is you can make the stench go away just by covering it up. It never comes back as long as you keep a tight lid on it.
Neal Shusterman quotes: You'll find in life, Caden, that many decisions are made by morons in high places. You'll find in life, Caden, that many decisions are made by morons in high places.
Neal Shusterman quotes: A pedestal is the most insidious prison ever devised. A pedestal is the most insidious prison ever devised.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Facts never prevent the ignorant from jerking their knees into the groin of science. Facts never prevent the ignorant from jerking their knees into the groin of science.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Luck, however, is too dumb to remain consistent Luck, however, is too dumb to remain consistent
Neal Shusterman quotes: Getting to know someone in blind darkness changes your impression of them. Getting to know someone in blind darkness changes your impression of them.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Wars are often waged not because of what we believe, but because of the things we want others to believe. Wars are often waged not because of what we believe, but because of the things we want others to believe.
Neal Shusterman quotes: His life did not so much flash before his eyes, as slap him in the face His life did not so much flash before his eyes, as slap him in the face
Neal Shusterman quotes: But honey, there are some things that must never be said out loud. But honey, there are some things that must never be said out loud.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The Salton Sea is a huge dead lake south of Palm Springs. There's a town there that's the asshole of the armpit of the world. You'd fit right in. The Salton Sea is a huge dead lake south of Palm Springs. There's a town there that's the asshole of the armpit of the world. You'd fit right in.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The kind of people who can't bend without breaking The kind of people who can't bend without breaking
Neal Shusterman quotes: The smile on my face is only there to mask what I'm feeling inside. The smile on my face is only there to mask what I'm feeling inside.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The woman wears a floral print blouse with lots of leaves and pink flowers. Risa would like to attack her with a weed whacker. The woman wears a floral print blouse with lots of leaves and pink flowers. Risa would like to attack her with a weed whacker.
Neal Shusterman quotes: #5) YOU ARE BETTER THAN THOSE WHO WOULD UNWIND YOU. RISE TO THE OCCASION. #5) YOU ARE BETTER THAN THOSE WHO WOULD UNWIND YOU. RISE TO THE OCCASION.
Neal Shusterman quotes: As long as people see him as dumb, tought guy, they don't notice the more clever things he does. As long as people see him as dumb, tought guy, they don't notice the more clever things he does.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Good in Crisis; Sucks at Normal.' That about sums up my whole life, doesn't it? Good in Crisis; Sucks at Normal.' That about sums up my whole life, doesn't it?
Neal Shusterman quotes: aren't all good, and people aren't all bad. We move in and out of darkness and light all of our lives. aren't all good, and people aren't all bad. We move in and out of darkness and light all of our lives.
Neal Shusterman quotes: You have three hundred sixty-five days of immunity." And then, looking him in the eye, said, "And I'll be seeing you on day three hundred sixty-six. You have three hundred sixty-five days of immunity." And then, looking him in the eye, said, "And I'll be seeing you on day three hundred sixty-six.
Neal Shusterman quotes: And everyone was selecting their leaders not by their ability to lead, but by where they stood on this single issue. It was beyond madness. And everyone was selecting their leaders not by their ability to lead, but by where they stood on this single issue. It was beyond madness.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Sometimes we make our alliances not by the shape and color of our flesh but by the convictions of our heart. Sometimes we make our alliances not by the shape and color of our flesh but by the convictions of our heart.
Neal Shusterman quotes: We can't create what we don't understand, so until we understand what life is, how can we ever create it? We can't create what we don't understand, so until we understand what life is, how can we ever create it?
Neal Shusterman quotes: Looks are deceiving," Risa says. "After all, when I first saw you I thought you looked reasonably intelligent. Looks are deceiving," Risa says. "After all, when I first saw you I thought you looked reasonably intelligent.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Please give me a single reason why I shouldn't hurl myself beneath the wheels of that bus. Please give me a single reason why I shouldn't hurl myself beneath the wheels of that bus.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I love you, Risa," he says. "Every last part of me. I love you, Risa," he says. "Every last part of me.
Neal Shusterman quotes: See, if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist. See, if you paint wrong because that's the best you can do, you just a chump. But you do it because you want to? Then you're an artist.
Neal Shusterman quotes: There are times I feel like I'm the kid screaming at the bottom of the well, and my dog runs off to pee on trees instead of getting help. There are times I feel like I'm the kid screaming at the bottom of the well, and my dog runs off to pee on trees instead of getting help.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Chain of command knows no age restrictions," he once told Connor. "You could be six, but if you were my superior, I'd still do as I was told. Chain of command knows no age restrictions," he once told Connor. "You could be six, but if you were my superior, I'd still do as I was told.
Neal Shusterman quotes: My artwork isn't evolving, it's deconstructing, and I don't know why. My artwork isn't evolving, it's deconstructing, and I don't know why.
Neal Shusterman quotes: They are not peoplethey are ideas. They are just extensions of the enemy. They are not people
they are ideas. They are just extensions of the enemy.
Neal Shusterman quotes: WFor to put oneself above the law is a fundamental recipe for disaster. WFor to put oneself above the law is a fundamental recipe for disaster.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I'd never want a piece of someone else's brain," Kele had said. "I mean, you don't know where it's been. I'd never want a piece of someone else's brain," Kele had said. "I mean, you don't know where it's been.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end. The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Never ask how. At that moment, it felt like the wisest advice I had ever gotten. Never ask how. At that moment, it felt like the wisest advice I had ever gotten.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Who am I? The sum of your dreams, the thrill you refuse to grasp, the unknown you fear. Who am I? The sum of your dreams, the thrill you refuse to grasp, the unknown you fear.
Neal Shusterman quotes: It's amazing how people can surprise you. It's amazing how people can surprise you.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I've had enough of organizations for a while, no matter how good the cause. I prefer being a free-agent rabble-rouser. Dan I've had enough of organizations for a while, no matter how good the cause. I prefer being a free-agent rabble-rouser. Dan
Neal Shusterman quotes: This book is so interesting. I always wonder what's going to happen next. This book is so interesting. I always wonder what's going to happen next.
Neal Shusterman quotes: But it seems to me that these worlds we touch upon can get so dark, anything we can do to lighten them must be a good thing, right? But it seems to me that these worlds we touch upon can get so dark, anything we can do to lighten them must be a good thing, right?
Neal Shusterman quotes: Being ignored has its advantages. Dignity doesn't grow under a microscoope. Being ignored has its advantages. Dignity doesn't grow under a microscoope.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The fact is, 100 percent of you will still be alive, just in a divided state. The fact is, 100 percent of you will still be alive, just in a divided state.
Neal Shusterman quotes: I think all mothers are alike, regardless of cultural background, when it comes to illogical cleaning. I think all mothers are alike, regardless of cultural background, when it comes to illogical cleaning.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Well ... you're a martyr and I'm a patron saint-I can't think of anyone better! Well ... you're a martyr and I'm a patron saint-I can't think of anyone better!
Neal Shusterman quotes: This is how he always imagined- a dangerous place full of mystery and violent kids. This is how he always imagined- a dangerous place full of mystery and violent kids.
Neal Shusterman quotes: #1) YOU ARRIVED HERE BY NECESSITY. YOU STAY HERE BY CHOICE. #1) YOU ARRIVED HERE BY NECESSITY. YOU STAY HERE BY CHOICE.
Neal Shusterman quotes: It's amazing that something as simple as a kiss can overpower the worst of worries. It's amazing that something as simple as a kiss can overpower the worst of worries.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Love turns a heart to crystal ... Much more valuable, but much more fragile. Love turns a heart to crystal ... Much more valuable, but much more fragile.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Preventative measures are the bane of spontaneous action," he said. "I prefer the glory of heroism amidst panic. Preventative measures are the bane of spontaneous action," he said. "I prefer the glory of heroism amidst panic.
Neal Shusterman quotes: The pain of knowing is killing me more than killing me would kill me, so I jump just to end it. The pain of knowing is killing me more than killing me would kill me, so I jump just to end it.
Neal Shusterman quotes: When faced with the end of all things, it was much easier to nibble at it than take it in large, indigestible bites. When faced with the end of all things, it was much easier to nibble at it than take it in large, indigestible bites.
Neal Shusterman quotes: think all young women are cursed with a streak of unrelenting foolishness, and all young men are cursed with a streak of absolute stupidity. He think all young women are cursed with a streak of unrelenting foolishness, and all young men are cursed with a streak of absolute stupidity. He
Neal Shusterman quotes: Whoever invented the spork should be killed. Whoever invented the spork should be killed.
Neal Shusterman quotes: You should learn to relish the hunger more than the feast, lest you become a glutton. You should learn to relish the hunger more than the feast, lest you become a glutton.
Neal Shusterman quotes: It holds no fear for her now, because the shark has been tamed by the soul of a boy. Nothe soul of a man. It holds no fear for her now, because the shark has been tamed by the soul of a boy. No
the soul of a man.
Neal Shusterman quotes: He also keeps his silence when Bible passages become shredded to justify unwinding, and kids start to see the face of God in the fragments. He also keeps his silence when Bible passages become shredded to justify unwinding, and kids start to see the face of God in the fragments.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Anyway, don't they have girls your age down there?" Talon shrugged. "Yeah ... but none of them ever sprayed me with eye-poison. Anyway, don't they have girls your age down there?"
Talon shrugged. "Yeah ... but none of them ever sprayed me with eye-poison.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Connor smiles with mocking warmth at him, and glances at the tattoo on his wrist. I like your dolphin. Connor smiles with mocking warmth at him, and glances at the tattoo on his wrist. I like your dolphin.
Neal Shusterman quotes: People would cheer throw confetti and then go about breaking the resolutions they had made only moments before. People would cheer throw confetti and then go about breaking the resolutions they had made only moments before.
Neal Shusterman quotes: Nature deemed that to be born was an automatic sentence to death, and then brought about that death with vicious consistency. We Nature deemed that to be born was an automatic sentence to death, and then brought about that death with vicious consistency. We