All things come to those who wait.— Violet Fane
Inspiring City Of Glass quotations
It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful that you have a glass, and there is something in it.
Patience, grasshopper," said Maia. "Good things come to those who wait." "I always thought that was 'Good things come to those who do the wave,'" said Simon. "No wonder I've been so confused all my life.
My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had.
But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can’t have and wanting what you shouldn’t want. And I shouldn’t want you.
A day in the country is worth a month in the city.
I have a fetish for damsels in distress.
” “Don’t be sexist.” “Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It’s an equal opportunity fetish.
My people have been wearing green glasses on their eyes for so long that most of them think this really is an Emerald City.
One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.
I'm in love with cities I've never been to.
Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
There is no pretending," Jace said with absolute clarity.
"I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there is life after that, I'll love you then.
It's the sense of touch. In any real city, you walk, you know? You brush past people, people bump into you. In L.A., nobody touches you. We're always behind this metal and glass. I think we miss that touch so much, that we crash into each other, just so we can feel something.
Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
I guess good things come to those who wait.
As architects we are often involved in the concrete-steel-and-glass aspect of it, but cities are social structures, and to be involved in imagining the future of cities and the type of relationships and the types of places that we're making is something that intrigues me very much.
All good things come to those who wait.
Kissing Simon was pleasant. It was a gentle sort of pleasant, like lying in a hammock on a summer day with a book and a glass of lemonade
Magnus gazed dreamily in his direction.
"You should leave him here. I could hang hats on him and things.
As if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. Since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely.
From the first time I saw you, I've belonged to you completely. I still do. If you want me. -Jace
People aren't born good or bad. Maybe they're born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.
I am a man" he told her, "and men do not consume pink beverages.
Get thee gone woman, and bring me something brown.
You’re my sister,” he said finally.
“My sister, my blood, my family. I should want to protect you”—he laughed soundlessly and without any humor—“to protect you from the sort of boys who want to do with you exactly what I want to do.
She could ask for anything, she thought dizzily, anything--an end to pain or world hunger or disease, or for peace on earth. But then again, perhaps these things weren't in the power of angels to grant, or they would already have been granted. And perhaps people were supposed to find these things for themselves.
Is this the part where you say if I hurt her, you'll kill me?" "No" Simon said, "If you hurt Clary she's quite capable of killing you herself. Possibly with a variety of weapons.
One must always be careful of books.
According to DC's HIV/AIDS office, three percent of the local population has HIV or AIDS... The DC City Council, perhaps on the theory that serving up another glass of wine is the way to help a drunk, is scheduled to vote on December 1 to legalize same sex marriage in America's capital city.
Unfortunatley, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains my self.
Alec had his arms around Magnus and was kissing him, full on the mouth.
Magnus, who appeared to be in a state of shock, stood frozen.
I know it's wrong - God, it's all kinds of wrong - but I just want to lie down with you and wake up with you, just once, just once ever in my life.
You said you were going for a walk!? What kind of walk takes six hours?" "A long one?
Mexican homes as a rule are closed off to the world by high blank walls of yellowish masonry, topped with broken glass to discourage escaladores, or climbing burglars. The gardens and fountains and other delights are hidden, as in an Arab city.
I have long been interested in landscape history, and when younger and more robust I used to do much tramping of the English landscape in search of ancient field systems, drove roads, indications of prehistoric settlement. Towns and cities, too, which always retain the ghost of their earlier incarnations beneath today's concrete and glass.
You could have anything else in the world. and you asked for me.
But God knows, I don't want anyone but you. I don't even want to want anyone but you.
It's my cologne. Eau de Recent Injury." (Jace)
Look, I asked you here for a reason. Much as I hate to admit it, vampire, we have something in common." "Totally awesome hair?" Simon suggested.
Look, you can date whoever you want and I will totally support you.
I am all about support. Support is my middle name.” “So that’s why you never told me your middle name. I figured it was something embarrassing.
If you ever meet the man who could take advantage of Isabelle, you’ll have to let me know. I’d like to shake his hand. Or run away from him very fast, I’m not sure which.