The difference between the truth and a lie is that both of them can hurt, but only one will take the time to heal you afterward.— Mira Grant
The most skyrocket Mira Grant quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual
I've got no problem with octopuses. It's bugs and spiders that I don't like. Octopuses are cute, in their own 'nature did a lot of drugs' sort of way." - Becks
My mother once told me that no women is naked when she comes equipped with a bad mood and a steady glare.
Blood is thicker than water, but family isn’t just about blood.
Family is about faith, and loyalty, and who you love. If you don’t have those things, I don’t care what the blood says. You’re not family.
Everyone thinks of them in terms of poisoned apples and glass coffins, and forgets that they represent girls who walked into dark forests and remade them into their own reflections.
Pronouns are only useful when you combine them with other words.
I have a few I can give you, if you're at a loss.
I feel the closest to crazy when I'm disagreeing with the voice in my head
Sorry...I got distracted listening to you and hot glued myself to my unicorn
A proper lady should be able to smile pretty, wear sequins like she means it, and kick a man's ass nine ways from Sunday while wearing stiletto heels. If she can't do that much, she's not trying hard enough.
I'm a decent sprinter and I can gun a motorcycle from zero to suicidal in less than ten seconds.
Given a choice between life and death, choose life.
Given a choice between right and wrong, choose what's right. And given a choice between a terrible truth and a beautiful lie, choose the truth every time.
The Argentine tango isn't here to play nicely with the other children.
The Argentine tango is here to seduce your women, spill things on your rug, and sneak out your bedroom window in the middle of the night.
I require something so horrifically alcoholic that it makes livers tremble with fear and run for their lives when its name is uttered.
Rose goblins are built like porcupines - if you rub them the right way, you don't have to worry about the spines. They're sort of like people in that regard, too.
We are a nation equally afraid of gathering together and being alone.
Anyone who thinks cryptozoology is the study of the impossible has never really taken a very good look at the so-called "natural world." Once you get past the megamouth sharks, naked mole rats, and spotted hyenas, then the basilisks, dragons, and cuckoos just don't seem that unreasonable. Unpleasant, yes, but unreasonable? Not really.
The laws of physics have already been violated. What happens if they decide to press charges?
I’m also fascinated by the difference between terror and fear.
Fear says, “Do not actually put your hand in the alligator,” while terror says, “Avoid Florida entirely because alligators exist.
If you want to go foraging into the wilds of Canada without proper gear, you deserve what you get, even if that happens to include being attacked by an undead moose.
Dramatic exits are the last refuge of the infantile personality
Hey!" I turned, crossing my arms and glaring.
"I was talking to him!" Tybalt eyed me with amusement, which just made me glare harder. "No, you were inciting him to stab you with a toothpick. Again, the difference is small, but I think it matters.
There is nothing truer in this world than the love of a good dog.
I'm not body-shy -- it's hard to grow up in the Summerlands, where clothes are solidly optional, and stay body-shy -- but that doesn't mean I enjoy nudity. Naked people are, by definition, unarmed.
One man's gospel truth is another man's blasphemous lie.
The dangerous thing about people is the way we'll try to kill anyone whose truth doesn't agree with ours.
We all make mistakes. Luckily for us, there are very few mistakes that cant be solved with a suitable application of either lipstick or hand grenades" - Frances Brown
And then everything was in the hands of gravity, which has never had much love for the terminally stupid.
You can't kill the truth.
You are truly endearing when you sleep.
I attribute this to the exotic nature of seeing you in a state of silence. —Tybalt
When Rome burned, the emperor's cats still expected to be fed on time.
Any man who doesn't believe in carrying weapons on a first date is not a man worth knowing.
There is a list of things Im not allowed to discuss at the dinner table! I am extraordinarily passionate about the Black Death, which is not something most people are into.
There is nothing so patient, in this world or any other, as a virus searching for a host.
Hello?” I peered into the shadows. Two green circles flashed in the dark. I yelped, jumping backward and pressing myself against the wall. “And may I wish a very good morning to you, too, October.” The voice was amused, underscored by a chuckle like thick cream. “What happened? Did the prettiest little princess miss her carriage home?
It's the oldest story in the world. Boy loves girl. Boy loses girl. Boy gets girl back thanks to the unethical behavior of megalomaniacal mad scientists who never met a corpse they wouldn't try to resurrect. Anyone coming within a hundred yards of my happy ending had better pray that they're immune to bullets. - Shaun Mason
I'll challenge senators and kings for the right to know the truth, but far be it from me to challenge a woman in her own kitchen.
If anything attacked us, we could just panic at it until it went away.
Jan built herself an ivory tower to keep the wolves out; she never dreamed they were already inside.
I honestly have no idea what's going on anymore.
I just need to find something I can hit. (Shaun Mason)
Running around in the grass near an unsecured structure and a bunch of trees is a good way of taking yourself out of the gene pool.
Children's games are stronger than you remember once you've grown up and left them behind. They're always fair, and never kind.
It’s not that Etienne dislikes Tybalt.
Etienne just dislikes chaos, and Tybalt causes almost as much commotion as I do. Sometimes more, when he really sets his mind to it, although my chaos is a little more destructive, if I do say so myself.
Repetition is sometimes the best way to deal with the Luideag: just keep saying the same thing over and over until she gets fed up and gives you what you want. All preschoolers have an instinctive grasp of this concept, but most don’t practice it on immortal water demons. That’s probably why there are so few disembowelments in your average preschool.
Sarah turned her narrow-eyed gaze on him, making me glad once more that Antimony's comic books got it wrong, and telepaths can't actually kill you with their brains. Give you a whopping headache and earworm you with annoying jingles, yes; kill you, no. (Although sometimes, when she's managed to stick "The Happy Banana Song" in my head for a week, I sort of wish she could kill people with her brain. It would be kinder.)
That,' he said, with almost religious fever, 'was the coolest thing you have ever done. In fact, that may have been the coolest thing you ever will do. Your entire existence has been moving toward one shining moment, George, and that was the moment when you thought, 'Hey, why don't I just go over the zombies?
And to those who would choose the safety of inaction over the danger of taking a stand, I have this to say: You bloody cowards. May you have the world that you deserve.
My manners have always been the first thing to go when I get upset, and some people say that they stopped coming back a long time ago.
Humans have always preferred to live their lives by daylight.
I used to think it was because human beings have crappy night vision, and it wasn't until I got older and more cynical that I realized it was because they have less to be afraid of during the day.
Since Dominic's been sleeping with me, the mice have been trying various labels on him, looking for one that fits. My personal favorite was the week they spent calling him "the God of Absolutely Never Smiling, No, Not Ever.
Last guy I was interested in turned out to be an incestuous necrophiliac," she said. "So no, not currently dating, and definitely not doing any more shopping in the 'sociopath' category
One man's trash is another man's treasure is a third man's raw materials for their planet-buster earthquake machine.