She thought of the orchids spreading across the plains below, choking the life out of other plants, out of the soil itself, selfish and unstoppable. Tally Youngblood was a weed. And, unlike the orchids, she wasn't even a pretty one.— Scott Westerfeld
Devotion Tally Youngblood quotations
What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.
My name is tally youngblood and my mind is very ugly
I'm Tally Youngblood. Make me pretty." -Tally Youngblood
I know what it’s like to be manipulated, Aya-la.
And I know what it’s like to be in danger. While your city was building you mansions to live in, my friends and I have been protecting this planet. We’ve spilled more blood than you have flowing in your veins. So don’t try to make me feel guilty! -Tally Youngblood, Extras
Tally smiled. At least she was causing trouble to the end. "I'm Tally Youngblood," she said. "make me pretty.
I don't want to hurt you but I will if I have too - Tally Youngblood
The lie took form as she spoke, pulling on as many strands of truth as it could reach.
Nature didn't need an operation to be beautiful. It just was.
...I want those perfect eyes and lips, and for everyone to look at me and gasp. And for everyone who sees me to think Who's that? and want to get to know me, and listen to what I say." "I'd rather have something to say.
The early summer sky was the color of cat vomit.
Didn't this beat everything? A pretty and an ugly taking a stroll together.
The warden came closer, confusion all over his middle-pretty face. Tally smiled. At least she was causing trouble to the end. "I'm Tally Youngblood," she said. "Make me pretty.
They walked with a pedatory grace.... one of them ripped off their hood and said, "my name is Tally Youngblood and is a special circumstance".
I love you all. But it's time to say good-bye, for now. be careful with the world, or the next time we meet, it might get ugly. -Tally Youngblood