Cynthia Leitich Smith quotes

  • Besides, humans aren't prey. They are our natural enemies. They are to be avoided.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Enemy #Natural #Prey

  • Love isn’t only passion and joy. It’s also sacrifice.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Passion #Sacrifice #Love Is

  • In the end, I'd loved him enough to let go. From afar, I would love him forever.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Letting Go #Forever #Afar

  • Bridget adds, "Did Anyone bring a weapon?" "Confiscated," Zach admits for both of us. Vesper holds up her metal fingernail file. "They didn't take this." We're dealing with the forces of evil," I point out. "Not the TSA.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Tsa #Evil #Add

  • I may be heaven-sent, but I'm not perfect.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Perfect #Heaven #May

  • Men suck. - Not all men. Just the really good ones.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Men

  • That's when it happens. Maybe it was my argument. Maybe it was my scary zeal. Whatever the reason, as soon as Megan whistles, the crowd is on its feet. They're blowing bubbles. They're raising their lighters high. They're cheering through their fangs... For Dawn Summers, for themselves and each other, for every sibling who got tossed into a situation beyond her control. For me. And for my sister, who whistles again... Once more with feeling.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Summer #Cheer #Sibling

  • Forget what you might have heard. There are no separate corps of angels for agnostics, atheists, Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Muslims, Mormons, Buddhists, Unitarians, Hindus, Druids, Shintoists, Wiccans, and so on. To put a spin on the old saying, it's okay if you don't believe in angels. We believe in you.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Buddhist #Atheist #Believe

  • Vampires don't live at all," she points out, "neither do we." She has me there. "Fine, I'll go. But when Kurt leads his minions in a march around the cemetary with our heads on sticks, don't say I didn't warn you.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Vampire #Sticks #March

  • It was funny, though, the things you didn't learn about people until after they died.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #People

  • But adulthood," continued the barely twentysomething, "doesn't give you power over what matters most. It doesn't protect you from pain, loss, fate. That's part of being human.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Pain #Fate #Loss

  • Beginning authors often get in their own way … They forget that they’ve been telling stories since they could talk. … The important thing to remember is, you know how to do this. You’ve been doing this your whole life.
    -- Cynthia Leitich Smith

    #Important #Stories #Way