Alexandra Adornetto quotes

  • ...nothing is permanent. Everything and everyone you know can change at any moment. That's how I see things now - except for you. You're the one constant in my life.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Moments #Constant

  • That was one of the saddest things about people--their most important thoughts and feelings often went unspoken and barely understood.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Inspirational #Life #People

  • If you try to use Christ as a solution to your problems, it will not work. You have to serve Him in order for Him to serve you.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Order #Trying #Use

  • You've written three lines" "Three carefully considered lines,"Xavier objected. "Quality over quantity, remember
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Quality #Three #Lines

  • Envy is a deadly sin!
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Envy #Sin

  • Nic's going to be an old maid," Michael said, giggling. "What?" she snapped. "How do you even know what that means? You're like, four years old." "Mommy said it," Michael answered. Bernie coughed, nearly choking on her food as Peter and Xavier laughed into their napkins.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Mean #Years #Maids

  • There was nothing else to do but call upon the Creator, praying, begging, pleading, bargaining—anything to make him protect Xavier. I couldn’t have him ripped away from me like that. I could survive emotional turmoil; I could survive the most intense physical torture. I could survive Armageddon and holy fire raining down upon the earth, but I could not survive without him.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Rain #Emotional #Fire

  • I hope the two of you will descend from your love bubble long enough to learn something today," he sniped cuttingly and the other kids snickered. Embarrassed, I ducked my head to avoid eye contact with them. "It's all right, sir," Xavier replied. "The bubble's been engineered to allow us to learn from within it.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Kids #Eye #Two

  • I think life's too complex to be an accident.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Thinking #Accidents

  • Xavier: They, whoever they are, shouldn't have control over our lives. I'm not about to lose you. I've been through that before, and I'll do whatever it takes to make sure it doesn't happen again.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Whatever It Takes

  • Beth: "I don't think you realize what you're dealing with here. You can't just mess around with the forces of the universe!" Xavier: "What ever happened to free will? Or was that just a myth?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Thinking #Realizing #Free Will

  • Beth: "You're ridiculous." Xavier: "I think you mean irresistible." Beth: "Yes, ridiculously irresistible.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Mean #Thinking #Ridiculous

  • Gabriel: Bethany lacks understanding about the ways of the world. She still has much to learn and that makes her vulnerable." Beth: "Do you have to make me sound like a full-time babysitting project?" Xavier: "I happen to be an experienced babysitter. I can show you my resume if you'd like.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Understanding #Gabriel #World

  • To anyone else, Xavier's use of the word angel would have sounded like nothing more than a lovesick teenager professing his admiration. Only the two of us knew differently and now we both shared a secret- that brought us closer than ever. It was as if we had just sealed the bond between us, closed the gap, and made it final.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Teenager #Angel #Two

  • Put no obstacle in her path and this will surely die a natural death; obstruct her, and it will give the situation an importance to worth fighting for.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fighting #Giving #Path

  • (Beth) "I don't care anymore." I turned my face up toward Heaven. "That's not my home anymore. You are.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Home #Heaven #Care

  • Find x if (x)=2sin3x,over the domain -2piX=Beth 'Stop goofing around!',I said. 'I'm not! I'm stating the truth.You're my solution to everything',Xavier replied. 'The end result is always you.X always equals Beth.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Goofing Around #Ends #Results

  • (...) I don´t want a drink. I just want to know where am I? -You´re not in Kansas anymore!- Jake chuckled at his own joke.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Kansas #Jake #Want

  • How could you tell children they were playing with fire if they´d never had the experience of being burned?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Children #Fire #Playing With Fire

  • The righteous ones are always exhausting to have around.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Righteous

  • We'll find out soon enough," Xavier growled. "You don't see too many V Star 250s around here" "How do you know the bike model?" I asked. "I'm a boy. We like engines
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Stars #Boys #Enough

  • Future is not to be feared but confronted" :) -Halo
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Halos

  • ― Why does toothpaste give me headache?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Giving #Doe #Headache

  • A body is merely a vehicle. The deepest emotions are experienced through the soul.
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    #Soul #Body #Emotion

  • There was an extensive collection of cookbooks in the well-stocked library, and he took to pouring over these in the evenings.
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    #Library #Pouring #Evening

  • One does not need to lock up that which is not dangerous.
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    #Doe #Needs #Locks

  • It's easy to forget people are blood and bone. They're not indestructible.
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    #Blood #People #Bones

  • Love you more," I said playfully. "Not a chance," Xavier said, fully awake now. "I'm bigger, I can contain more love." "I'm smaller, therefore my love particles are more compressed, which means I can fit more in.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Love You #Mean #Chance

  • Oh, man," Xavier groaned. "See what you've done-now I'm stressed." "You can't! You're the stable one!
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Men #Stressed #Done

  • It's here somewhere," I assured him. "Please tell me you haven't lost it already." "We did fall out of the sky, you know," I said indignantly. "It's easy for things to go missing.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fall #Sky #Missing

  • In him I saw my furture In him I saw my friend In him I saw my destiny Both my beginning and end
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Destiny #Beginnings And Ends #Saws

  • Some people really need to be taught some manners," he said disdainfully. I stared up at him. "Would you really have gotten in a fight for me?" "Of course." He didn't hesitate. "But there were four of them." "Beth, I'd take on Megatron's army to protect you." "Who?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fighting #Army #People

  • i swore i could feel my lies slithering inside me like snakes, wrapping themselves around me and constricting. i felt they were squeezing the air from my lungs, tightening around my heart.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Lying #Heart #Air

  • The angel came, the angel saw, the angel fell.
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    #Angel #Saws

  • Its okay, Beth.I don't want my life to go back to the way it was before i met you.I thought i had it all,but really i was missing something. feel like a completely different person now.This might sound corny,but i feel like i've been asleep for a long time and you've just woken me up...
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Long #Missing #Might

  • To make one person the center of your world is bound to end in disaster. There are too many factors outside your control.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #World #Disaster #Ends

  • If he didn't want to be mauled, he shouldn't have put himself right in my path.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Want #Path

  • Beth,” he said simply, his flawless face lit up with anticipation. “There is no doubt in my mind that we belong together, but to spend the rest of my life with you would be an honor and commitment that I would cherish.” He paused, his clear, blue eyes luminous. My breath caught in my throat, but Xavier only smiled. “Beth,” he repeated. “Will you marry me?” The look on his face was pure happiness.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Commitment #Eye #Blue

  • But don’t let them talk you into anything you don’t feel comfortable with.” “They’re my friends.” “So what?” He shrugged. “If your friends walked off a cliff, would you do it too?” “Why would they walk off a cliff?” I asked in alarm. “Is someone having problems at home?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Home #Cliffs #Alarms

  • Be quiet or I'll be forced to flick you." "Ooh," he mocked. "The ultimate threat. I don't think I've ever been flicked before." "Are you suggesting I can't hurt you?" "On the contrary, I think you have the power to do great damage.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Hurt #Thinking #Damage

  • The lake of fire awaits my lady
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fire #Lakes

  • I'm a girl; of course I have a built-in miss-o-meter.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Girl #Missing #Meter

  • Actually Gabriel’s an archangel,” I corrected. “But otherwise, yes.” “Well, that explains why he’s so hard to impress,” said Xavier flippantly
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Gabriel #Said #Impress

  • I honestly can’t tell you. We’ve never had a situation like this before, “I admitted. “So you being an angel doesn’t meam…” He hesitated. “Doesn’t mean I have an answer for everything,” I concluded for him. “I just assumed it would be one of the perks.” “Sadly, no.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Mean #Angel #Would Be

  • I have church on Sunday.” “Of course you do.” “You’re welcome to come along.” “Thanks, but I’m allergic to incense.” “That’s a shame.” “It’s the bane of my existence.” - Beth and Jake
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Sunday #Church #Jake

  • But I was wrong. I should have known it wasn't owver, couldn't be over quite easily. No sooner was Xavier out of sight than a little cylinder of paper fell from the top of my locker. As I unrolled it, I knew I'd see black calligraphy crawling across it like a spider. Dread settled around me like a fog as the words burned into my brain: The Lake of Fire awaits my lady
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fire #Lakes #Sight

  • She had the face of an angel I saw mirrors in her eyes We were the same, she and I Both bound by potent lies. In him I saw my future In him I saw my friend In him I saw my destiny Both my beginning and my end.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Lying #Eye #Angel

  • Just because you like me doesn’t make me what you want or need.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Needs #Want #What You Want

  • If you think you love me, then you don’t know what love is,' Gabriel said. 'Love has to be reciprocated for it to be real.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Real #Love Is #Thinking

  • Some say we can't choose who we fall in love with; love chooses us.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Falling In Love #Fall

  • Because the path of the righteous man was never supposed to be easy,' I whispered. 'Those who are chosen by the Lord are given a hard journey. The rewards will come later.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Men #Journey #Path

  • Never love that which you cannot keep.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Heartbreak

  • You know, you can always pick the lit students," he continued, grinning. "Is that so? How?" "They're the ones who walk around wearing berets and that I-know-something-you-don't expression.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Expression #Students #Grinning

  • Some things are beyond human understanding.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Understanding #Humans

  • Life's a game-and I happen to know how to play.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Games #Play

  • The bubble's been engineered to allow us to learn from within it.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Bubbles

  • It was ironic how love could awaken them to the wonders of the universe, while at the same time confine their attention to one another.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Ironic #Attention #Wonder

  • Even though Xavier was only human, it seemed he could protect me from anything and everything. I wouldn't have been worried if a fire-breathing dragon had torn of the roof, because I knew that Xavier was there. I wondered fleetingly if I was expecting to much og him, but dismissed the idea.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Dragons #Breathing #Ideas

  • Well, now that you set him on fire, I'm sure we're well on the path to reconciliation.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Fire #Path #Wells

  • Still the hottest angel I know," he murmured. "It's beyond me how you're still on staff.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Angel #Staff #Hottest

  • That is when you need faith the most. Not when everything is going your way, not when you have much to be thankful for, but when there is darkness all around.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Being Thankful #Darkness #Needs

  • One of the most frustrating words in the human language, as far as I could tell, was love" - Bethany
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Language #Frustrating #Humans

  • Raphael continued to stare at me, in no hurry to get started. "You know the best way to get rid of a demon, right?" He asked with a serious face. I caught Ivy rolling her eyes as I shook my head. "Exorcise alot!" Ivy caught my expression of dismay. "It's okay, Beth. He's famous for his bad jokes. We're still waiting for him to grow up." "And like Peter Pan, I hope to avoid that at all costs.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Growing Up #Eye #Expression

  • Can you at least tell us what these Sevens look like?" He said "could we pick one out in a crowd?" "A long time ago, they used to appear wearing robes and golden girtles," Ivy explained. "They sound like losers," Xavier muttered.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Ivy #Long #Sound

  • Don't knock finding nemo," Xavier teased, taking the DVD from my grasp. "It's a modern classic." "Is it seriously about fish?" "Yeah, but really cool fish.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Dvds #Nemo #Classic

  • What about this?" I held up a battered copy of Beauty and the Beast. "It sounds romantic." Xavier wrinkled his nose. "Disney... I don't think so." "Why not?" "Because if anyone found out, I'd never live it down." "I won't tell if you don't," I pleaded, and Xavier shook his head in defeat. "The things I do for you," He said with an exaggerated sigh.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Thinking #Sound #Why Not

  • I kept interrupting the movie by asking a lot of questions that Xavier managed to answer with endless patience. "How old do you think Bell is supposed to be?" "I don't know, probably our age." "I think the beast is sweet, don't you?" "Do I have to answer that?" "Why does the crockery talk?" "Because they're really the prince's servants that the beggar woman put a spell on." Xavier frowned suddenly and looked mortified. "I can't believe I know that.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Sweet #Believe #Thinking

  • Sometimes you meet a person and you just click-you're comfortable with them, like you've known them your whole life, and you don't have to pretend to be anyone or anything.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Life #Sometimes #Like You

  • How can the strength of one man stand against Jake and an army of demons?" "He can," I countered, "if he has the power of Heaven on his side. After all, Christ was a man." "He was also the Son of God, there's a difference." "Do you think they could have crucified him if he wasn't human?" I asked. "He was flesh and blood, just like Xavier. You've been here so long you underestimate the power of humans. They're a force of nature.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Army #Son #Men

  • Love has to be reciprocated for it to be real.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Real #Being Real

  • I prayed for all his dreams to come true. I prayed that I would always be able to connect with him--even if I was no longer on earth.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Dream #Earth #Able

  • Just because I've walked into this crazy fantasy doesn't mean I can just abandon my other plans, much as I might want to.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Crazy #Mean #Want

  • Be grateful for small mercies.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Grateful #Be Grateful #Mercy

  • Sometimes it's the little things that count most.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Littles #Sometimes #Little Things

  • Molly: So how do you think of Bryce Hamilton crowd so far? Boys hot enough for you? Bethany: I wouldn't say hot. Most of them seem to have a normal body temperature.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Boys #Thinking #Hot

  • Fine - I said huffily. - But I hope I'm at least allowed to fly around the corridors during lunch hour. Gabriel threw me a disapproving look. I waited for him to get my joke, but his eyes remained serious. I sighed. Much as I loved him, Gabriel could be totally lacking in any sense of humor.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Eye #Lunch #Looks

  • I was so worried that you wouldn’t want to know me once you found out.” I signed, relief flooding through me. “Are you kidding me?” Xavier reached out and curled a lock of my hair around his finger. “Surely I’ve got to be the luckiest guy in the world.” “How do you figure that?” “Isn’t it obvious? I’ve got my own little piece of Heaven right here.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Hair #Guy #Heaven

  • Sometimes it's better to stop trying to make sense of things. Life isn't clear cut, there are always gray areas.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Cutting #Trying #Sometimes

  • A man in love can do extraordinary things, I don’t care if you’re an angel, you’re my angel, and I won’t let you go.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Angel #Men #Care

  • I thought you were gone forever, I thought you’d walked away from everything, because I failed, because I destroyed the only thing that ever mattered to me. I waited for you to come, but you didn’t.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Hurt #Forever #You Hurt Me

  • Did I mention I've finally decided on a nickname for you?" "I didn't know you were looking." Well, I've given the matter some serious thought." "And what have you come up with?" "Cookie," I anounced proudly. Xavier scrunched up his face. "No way." "You don't like it? What about Bumblebee?" "Worse." "Snookie-Wookie?" "Do you have any cyanide?" "Well, some of us are just a bit hard to please.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Cookies #Bumblebees #Nicknames

  • Without complexity, there's no intensity.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Intensity #Complexity

  • If you want me . . . you’ve got me.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Want #If You Want Me #You Want Me

  • He called her a MILF, which must be offensive because Miss Castle called him a thug and sent hit out of the room. Gabe, what is a MILF?”- Bethany
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Thug #Missing #Castles

  • My girlfriend is an angel." -Xavier
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Girlfriend #Angel #My Girlfriend

  • Oh, man," Xavier groaned. "See what you've done--now I'm stressing." "You can't! You're the stable one!" Xavier laughed and I realized his distress had been feigned to illustrate a point. He wasn't worried in the slightest. "Just relax. Go and run a bath or have a shot of brandy." "Okay." "That second bit was a joke. We both know you can't hold your liquor.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Running #Stress #Men

  • If you're worried about safety, you might like to follow my example and put on that seat belt." "The what?" Xavier shook his head in disbelief. "You worry me," he muttered.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Safety #Worry #Example

  • I suppose he'll just have to do," she amended. "You'll have to suffer in silence with your male model...I feel for you." "Oh, stop it, Molly.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Silence #Suffering #Males

  • I'm getting a girlfriend soon," said Michael in a serious tone, and everyone laughed. "You've got plenty of time for that, kiddo," said his father. "No need to rush." "Well, I don't want a boyfriend, Daddy," said Madeline. "Boys are dirty, and they make a mess when they eat." "I'd imagine the six-year-old ones would." Xavier chuckled. "But don't worry, they get better at it.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Girlfriend #Father #Dirty

  • Don't worry, Beth; there's nothing I love more than a challenge.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Worry #Challenges #Beth

  • Sit, Phantom!" Ivy cooed. "On your bottom!" "Oh, for goodness' sake!" Gabriel put down his book and pointed a longer finger at Phantom. "Sit," he commanded in a deep voice. Phantom looked sheepish and sank straight to the floor. Ivy scowled in frustration. "I've been trying to get him to do that all day! What is it with dogs and male authority?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Dog #Book #Frustration

  • I'm afraid that's inappropriate behavior for the schoolyard," Xavier teased. "I know my charm is hard to resist, but please tray and control yourself.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Inappropriate #Behavior #Charm

  • There was that half-smirk again, playing around his lips, as if he was deciding whether the situation was amusing enough to warrant a full smile.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Lips #Smirk #Half

  • Some say we can't choose who we fall in love with; love chooses us. Sometimes people fall for the complete antithesis of everything they believe they're looking for.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Falling In Love #Believe #People

  • I believe it stands for 'mother I'd like to...befriend,
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Mother #Believe #I Believe

  • One of the most frustrating words in the human language, as far as I could tell, was love. So much meaning attached to this one little word. People bandied it about freely, using it to describe their attachments to possessions, pets, vacation destinations, and favorite foods. In the same breath they then applied this word to the person they considered most important in their lives. Wasn’t that insulting? Shouldn’t there be some other term to describe deeper emotion?
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Vacation #Attachment #People