Dystopian Author Quotes

March 24, 2020
A breeze blows through the alley, pushing me to one side, and I think of scaling the Ferris wheel with Tobias. He kept me steady then. There is no one left to keep me steady now.

Veronica Roth Dystopian Author Quotes#1

Veronica Roth A breeze blows through the alley, pushing me to one side, and I think of scaling the Ferris wheel with Tobias. He kept me […]
March 23, 2020
The walls are covered -crammed- with writing. No. Not writing. They are covered with a single four-letter word that has been inscribed over and over, on every available surface. Love.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#91

Lauren Oliver The walls are covered -crammed- with writing. No. Not writing. They are covered with a single four-letter word that has been inscribed over and […]
March 23, 2020
Poetry isn't like any writing I've ever heard before. I don't understand all of it, just bits of images, sentences that appear half-finished, all fluttering together like brightly colored ribbons in the wind.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#90

Lauren Oliver Poetry isn’t like any writing I’ve ever heard before. I don’t understand all of it, just bits of images, sentences that appear half-finished, all […]
March 23, 2020
Don't worry about what you're writing or whether it's good or even whether it makes sense.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#89

Lauren Oliver Don’t worry about what you’re writing or whether it’s good or even whether it makes sense.
March 23, 2020
And now I know why they invented words for love, why they had to: It's the only thing that can come close to describing what I feel in that moment, the baffling mixture of pain and pleasure and fear and joy, all running sharply through me at once.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#88

Lauren Oliver And now I know why they invented words for love, why they had to: It’s the only thing that can come close to describing […]
March 23, 2020
There is nothing else for people to do. They do not think. They feel no passion, no hatred, no sadness; they feel nothing but fear, and a desire to control. So they watch, and poke, and pry.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#87

Lauren Oliver There is nothing else for people to do. They do not think. They feel no passion, no hatred, no sadness; they feel nothing but […]
March 23, 2020
Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#86

Lauren Oliver Anger is useful only to a certain point. After that, it becomes rage, and rage will make you careless.
March 23, 2020
For a second I feel a rush of sadness: for the horizons that vanish behind us, for the people we leave behind, the tiny-doll selves that get stored away and ultimately buried.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#85

Lauren Oliver For a second I feel a rush of sadness: for the horizons that vanish behind us, for the people we leave behind, the tiny-doll […]
March 23, 2020
Someday she will be saved, and the past and all its pain will be rendered as smoothly palatable as the food we spoon to our babies.

Lauren Oliver Dystopian Author Quotes#84

Lauren Oliver Someday she will be saved, and the past and all its pain will be rendered as smoothly palatable as the food we spoon to […]