“Whatever you are physically,” he said, “male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy—all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. Whatever the color, the shape, the design of the shade that conceals it, the flame inside the lamp remains the same. You are that flame.”
"Dear white people, our skin color is not a weapon. You don’t have to be afraid of it."
"Life throws curves at you, you think it’s moving one way, and suddenly realize it’s heading in the opposite direction."
“I’ll kill him,” Emma muttered. “I’ll kill him while talking the whole time.”
"Heroes aren’t always the ones who win,” she said. “They’re the ones who lose, sometimes. But they keep fighting, they keep coming back. They don’t give up. That’s what makes them heroes."
That is one thing gods and mortals share. When we are young, we think ourselves the first to have each feeling in the world.
Shadowhunters: Looking Better in Black Than the Widows of our Enemies Since 1234.
Revolutions Are Messy. People Get Left Behind.
People will tell you not to waste your youth having too much fun, but they’re wrong. Youth is an irreplaceable treasure, and the only respectable thing to do with irreplaceable treasure is to waste it. So do the right thing with your youth, Vivian—squander it.
Our love life can easily be reduced to data. By the time the average person ends up with the love of their life, they will have been in seven relationships.