Amelia Atwater-Rhodes quotes

  • Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Interesting #Littles #Chaos

  • In a society that worships love, freedom and beauty, dance is sacred. It is a prayer for the future, a remembrance of the past and a joyful exclamation of thanks for the present.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Dance #Prayer #Past

  • Breath belongs to Mehay. Ecl has no use for it.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Use

  • But you can't kill humans It's-- Evil? The world is evil Risika. Wolves hunt the stragglers in a group of deer. Vultures devour the fallen.Hyenas destroy the weak. Humans kill that which they fear. Survive and be strong, or die, cornered by your prey, trembling because the night is dark.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Strong #Dark #Night

  • What one person does, several people usually consider.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #People #Doe #Persons

  • Only in our darkest hour do we find the light. Humans are destructive by nature. The world is lacking balance. Terrors are beginning to triumph over the simple joys. Stand back and watch, because you're going to be here when we fall.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Fall #Simple #Light

  • Anhamirak, abandon and freedom.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Abandon

  • You have no sense of what war is like. You have no idea what it means to see those you love fall. You cannot possibly understand what it is to fight for what you believe, and how sometimes you have to fight with words and dreams after all the weapons have been put away. You serve a cold god, surviving on his power for thousands of years without ever living!
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Dream #Falling In Love #War

  • They say the first of my kind was Alasdair, a human raised by hawks. She learned the languages of birds and was gifted with their form.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Bird #Hawks #Firsts

  • A story isn't a charcoal sketch, where every stroke lies on the surface to be seen. It's an oil painting, filled with layers that the author must uncover so carefully to show its beauty.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Lying #Oil #Stories

  • You speak of giving up my dreams. Have you ever, since Maeve's coven split, had a dream? Have you ever had anything worth dying for?
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Dream #Giving Up #Dying

  • Only love can break a heart into so many pieces. -Risika(In The Forest Of The Night)
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Heart #Night #Pieces

  • Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,'Aubrey. I will avenge this scar and every scar you have put into my heart. -Risika(In The Forest Of The Night)
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Heart #Night #Forests

  • I ask for trust. It is a lot, I know; it isn't easy to give. But it is all I ask.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Giving #Easy

  • No one can make you a victim but yourself.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Victim

  • Your mother all but accused me of something that is, among my kind, the highest crime a man can commit. There is no trial, only punishment, because it is considered better to let an innocent man die than let a guilty one live." (Page 79.)
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Mother #Men #Trials

  • My prayer is simple my dear one, my dear one. May you never need understand. My prayer is for peacetime, my child, my child. Live it well and this life can be grand.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Peace #Prayer #Children

  • The night is full of mystery. Even when the moon is brightest, secrets hide everywhere. Then the sun rises and its rays cast so many shadows that the day creates more illusion than all the veiled truth of the night.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Moon #Night #Secret

  • I wish to you sunshine, my dear one, my dear one. And treetops for you to soar past. I wish to you innocence, my child, my child. I pray you don't grow up too fast. Never know pain, my dear one, my dear one. Nor hunger nor fear nor sorrow. Never know war, my child, my child. Remember your hope for tomorrow.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Growing Up #Pain #Children

  • Cold as winter, strong as stone; She faced the darkness all alone. A silver goddess; a reflection. A mirage; a recollection. No return; no turning back. The past is gone, the future, black. Serpents gather in their nest, And she stands above the rest. Shadows hunt; she hunts the shadow. The moon is risen; she stands below. She views her world through the eyes of others. Black and white; there are no colors, As she looks down upon a shattered youth. A shattered mirror shows a shattered truth.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Strong #Eye #Winter

  • Fate has a twisted sense of humor.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Fate #Sense Of Humor #Twisted

  • We are not. We never were; we never shall be. We return to the void we never, for mehay is the center of all, and all is the center of nothing.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Void #Return

  • Some people use things; they destroy. You're a creator, a builder.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Creativity #People #Use

  • The question then is, how much are you willing to give?" And I answered, "Anything." A breath later, Zane echoed my response with, "Everything.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Giving #Response #Willing

  • Live it well and this life can be grand.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #This Life #Wells

  • Aubrey's voice when he answered was soft. "I'm one of the reasons they wouldn't dare.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Voice #Reason #Dare

  • Love is the strongest emotion any creature can feel except for hate, but hate can't hurt you. Love, and trust, and friendship, and all the other emotions humans value so much, are the only emotions that can bring pain. Only love can break a heart into so many pieces.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Hurt #Pain #Hate

  • White pill, blue pill, yellow pill, purple pill; its like swallowing a rainbow every bedtime.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Blue #Purple #Yellow

  • Those who cannot be aggressive are hunted down while they shiver and hide because the night is dark.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Dark #Night #Aggressive

  • I want to chase the butterflies.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Butterfly #Want

  • I'm standing in a slaughterhouse where the cattle are begging to become hamburgers. I have a right to be jumpy.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Hamburgers #Comedy #Slaughterhouses

  • The first time I kissed you, you had just cut off your hair with a plastic knife. You were in restraints and your lips were completely chapped and dry from the tranquilizers. The next day you tried to kill me with a torn-off piece of bedsheet. I've seen you at your worst. You hardly need to dress up for me.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Cutting #Knives #Hair

  • The only way I can protect him now is to make sure he never understands how easy killing can become.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Way #Killing #Easy

  • Insanity makes the rivers flow.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Rivers #Insanity #Flow

  • I could not cry for my own brother; he would not want me to. But I found myself crying for this hated stranger and the endless slaughter that I had almost contributed to." (page 8)
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Brother #Want #Pages

  • Ever hear the expression "write what you know?" My version says "write what you want to know." If you want to know about the history of Spain, write about the history of Spain - fiction or nonfiction. If your fascinated by the old west, maybe your character lives there.
    -- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

    #Writing #Character #Expression