quote by Cassandra Clare

I love you. And I don't want to lose you.

— Cassandra Clare

Sentimental Infernal quotations

One must always be careful of books," said Tessa, "and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us.

No one can say that death found in me a willing comrade, or that I went easily.

My dream is to show the fire which comes out of the horses' nostrils;

the dust which rises from their hooves. I want this to be an infernal waltz.

Like some infernal monster, still venomous in death, a war can go on killing people for a long time after it’s all over.


I can offer you my life, but it is a short life;

I can offer you my heart, though I have no idea how many more beats it shall sustain

I could not tell you if I loved you the first moment I saw you, or if it was the second or third or fourth. But I remember the first moment I looked at you walking toward me and realized that somehow the rest of the world seemed to vanish when I was with you.

Only the very weak-minded refuse to be influenced by literature and poetry.

When people like me, they like me "in spite of my color.

" When they dislike me; they point out that it isn't because of my color. Either way, I am locked in to the infernal circle.

Perhaps our eyes are merely a blank film which is taken from us after our deaths to be developed elsewhere and screened as our life story in some infernal cinema or dispatched as microfilm into the sidereal void.


The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.

Long live the liberation of the workers off all countries from the infernal chasm of war, exploitation and slavery!

Daily life is better when it involves interactions with real people who have a personal investment in their labour, like shopkeepers, than it is with someone 'just doing my job' or the infernal self-checkout machine.

The pleasures of love are pains that become desirable, where sweetness and torment blend, and so love is voluntary insanity, infernal paradise, and celestial hell -- in short, harmony of opposite yearnings, sorrowful laughter, soft diamond.

Ah,” said a voice from the doorway, “having your annual ‘everyone thinks Will is a lunatic’ meeting, are you? “It’s biannual,” said Jem. “And no, this is not that meeting.


O lust, thou infernal fire, whose fuel is gluttony;

whose flame is pride, whose sparkles are wanton words; whose smoke is infamy; whose ashes are uncleanness; whose end is hell.

There is nothing funny about Halloween.

This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.

On a sudden open fly With impetuous recoil and jarring sound Th' infernal doors, and on their hinges grate Harsh thunder.

I assert most unhesitatingly, that the religion of the South is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes—a justifier of the most appalling barbarity…a shelter under…which the darkest, foulest, grossest, and most infernal deeds of slaveholders find the strongest protection

The more beautiful the skin is, the more deadly it is.

That's what Will's like. All that pretty face and whatnot just hides how twisted up and rotten he is on the inside.


The life of any one can by no means be changed after death;

an evil life can in no wise be converted into a good life, or an infernal into an angelic life: because every spirit, from head to foot, is of the character of his love, and therefore, of his life; and to convert this life into its opposite, would be to destroy the spirit utterly.

War, hatred, and violence all spring from one infernal idea: that one person, race, creed, or culture is better than another.

It is an invention of the devil, an infernal falsity for the destruction of all Christianity.

A dogma recognized throughout antiquity.

.. (that) the soul expiates its sins in the darkness of the infernal regions and... afterwards... passes into new bodies, there to undergo new trials.

The infernal storm, eternal in its rage, sweeps and drives the spirits with its blast; it whirls them, lashing them with punishment. When they are swept back past their place of judgment then come the shrieks, laments, and anguished cries; there they blaspheme God's almighty power.


I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world

Future years will never know the seething hell and the black infernal background, the countless minor scenes and interiors of the secession war; and it is best they should not. The real war will never get in the books.

Wo ai ni, Tessa,” he whispered. “Wo bu xiang shi qu ni.” She knew, without knowing how she knew, what the words meant. I love you. And I don’t want to lose you.

The business community wants remarkable advertising, but turns a cold shoulder to the kind of people who can produce it. That is why most advertisements are so infernally dull.... our business needs massive transfusions of talent. And talent, I believe, is most likely to be found among nonconformists, dissenters, and rebels.

The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.


I will not say it is not Christian to make beads of others faults, and tell them over every day; I say it is infernal. If you want to know how the Devil feels, you do know, if you are such an one.

One must always be careful of books.

Sometimes I wonder why God ever trusts talent in the hands of women, they usually make such an infernal mess of it. I think He must do it as a sort of ghastly joke.

An infernal machine that produces every minute an impressive amount of poor, 26 million poor in 10 years are 2.6 million per year of new poor, this is the road, well, the road to hell.

According to the faith and mercy of his Christian enemies, [Chosroes] sunk without hope into a still deeper abyss [Hell]; and it will not be denied, that tyrants of every age and sect are the best entitled to such infernal abodes.

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