You know a book was truly unforgettable when it persists in Rachel’s memory (who doesn’t remember what she ate this morning) after nearly 4 months of her having read it. The constant reading of memes and quotes and the S&B show were quite helpful too. Therefore I present to you
SoC nostalgia because I am evil that way quotes from Six Of Crows and Crooked Kingdom as moments in my life!
“Fear is a phoenix. You can watch it burn a thousand times and still it will return.”
I have probably given about a million speeches in front of small, medium, large, huge, and extremely huge (ugh why do I sound like I am naming dress sizes) audiences but my knees still shake and there is always a slight quiver in my voice when I start speaking on any kind of raised platform with hundreds of people staring at me. Stage fright on an epic level, right? And then after the speech, every single time, I get that smug feeling which says that this will be the last time said phoenix attacks me. And every single time, that feeling is wrong.
“Better terrible truths than kind lies.”
Me to my friends/classmates in any group project/literally anything else that they are making extremely ~mediocre~ : No. I hate this. This is not acceptable at all.
My mom/teacher: *insert admonishing tone* Rachel! Don’t be so insensitive!! You’re discouraging them.
Me: *deadpan* Better terrible truths than kind lies.
My Aries self is one with this quote. Period.
“Always hit where the mark isn’t looking”
“Who’s Mark?” asked Wylan.”
Me when I (very rarely, I assure you) zone out during my online classes and the teacher asks me a question. Different context, same energy.
“Brick by brick, I will destroy you.”
Lower the intensity please, but this is me to every fictional villain who hurts/tries to hurt my precious favourite characters. Grit teeth, clenched fists, totally in character.
“Would it kill him to smile every once in a while?” Jesper asked.
Me when I am trying to keep a straight face in my online classes when some of the hilarious SoC memes I read a day back make a dramatic entry into my helpless mind. Seriously, very bad timing.
“Do not be afraid. Fear is how they control you.”
“They” being most teachers who take often take sadistic pleasure in describing how extremely difficult the examination paper is going to be. So, to all my fellow
sufferers students – do not be afraid. You know why, right?
“You’re our chemist, Wylan,” said Nina hopefully. “What do you think?”
Wylan shrugged. “Maybe. Not all poisons have an antidote.”
Jesper snorted. “That’s why we call him Wylan Van Sunshine.”
I feel sorry for Wylan because I get this so much myself. Why is it that I come off as pessimistic when I am only trying to be practical? Like isn’t it a good thing to take all the ways something good go wrong into consideration? Just me? Umm okay, I’ll show myself out.
No Mourners. No Funerals.
This will be future me to myself when I finally muster enough courage to reread the Six Of Crows duology which I know will wreck me all over again.
Do you remember any quote-worthy moments of your life? Share them with me in the comments!