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Favourite Quotes from the Passengers Duology by Alexandra Bracken

“The world opened to him in its purest form: silent, ancient, mysterious. Deadly.” Passenger.

“You cannot fathom the distance I would travel for you.” Passenger.

“This was the danger, the seduction of time travel, she realised – it was the opportunity, the freedom of a thousand possibilities of where to live and how to start over. it was the beauty open to you in your life if you only stopped for a moment  to look.” Passenger.

“In the whole course of history, war had always fallen on the shoulders of the young.” Passenger.

“He would not surrender to the disaster of loving her.” Passenger.

“It matters not who you love, but the quality of such a love. A flower is no less beautiful because it does not bloom in the expected form. Because it lasts an hour, and not days.” Passenger.

“We are, all of us, also wayfarers on a greater journey, this one without end, each of us searching for the answers to the unspoken questions of our hearts.” Wayfarer.

“How sad for them, she thought, that they had grown up without any thorns with which to protect themselves.” Wayfarer.

“The things which are denied to us in life will never create a cage for our souls.” Wayfarer.

“Mind the hour, mind the date, and find the path which does not run straight.” Wayfarer.

Nicholas, he named himself on the deck of that ship, in the light of a sea of stars. Bastard, the Ironwoods declared. Partner, Etta swore. Child of time, the stranger beckoned. Heir, the old man vowed. But here, in this hidden place, he had only ever been Samuel, the son of Africa, the legacy of Ruth.” Wayfarer.

“‘I’ll be seeing you….’ The words emerged broken, battered. ‘in all the old familiar places.'” Wayfarer.

 

 

 

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