Are you asking me to undress, Tris?' A nervous laugh gurgles from my throat. 'Only ... partially— Veronica Roth
Fulfilling Beatrice Prior quotations
Why is your heart racing Tris?
People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets.
You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them, but sometimes you decide to trust them.
Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
And I'm the kind of person who does not let inconsequential things like boys and near death experiences stop her.
"I'll be your family now," he says. "I love you," I say. He stares at me. I wait with my hands clutching his arms for stability as he considers his response. He frowns at me. "Say it again." "Tobias," I say, "I love you."
I love you." He frowns. "Say it again." "Tobias," I say. "I love you.
I am no longer Tris, the selfless, or Tris, the brave.
I suppose that now, I must become more than either.
Okay. Then...I can talk. Ask me something." "Okay." He laughs shakily in my ear. "Why is your heart racing Tris?" I cringe and say, "Well, I...I barely know you. I barely know you and I'm crammed up against you in a box, Four, what do you think?"... "Maybe you were cut out for Candor," he says, "because you're a terrible liar.
It's when you're acting selflessly that you are at your bravest." --Four in Divergent
It must require bravery to be honest all the time.
How is it I know this little about the boy who says he loves me-
I reach out and take his hand. His fingers slide between mine. I can't breathe.
My body rises with the water. Instead of kicking my feet to stay abreast of it, I push all the air from my lungs and sink to the bottom. The water muffles my ears. I feel its movement over my face. I think about snorting the water into my lungs so it kills me faster, but I can't bring myself to do it. I blow bubbles from my mouth. Relax. I close my eyes. My lungs burn.