The Darkest Part of the Forest Quotes.

1. "Once, there was a girl who vowed she would save everyone in the world, but forgot herself."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

2. "I love like in the storybooks. I love you like in the ballads. I love you like a lightning bolt. I've loved you since the third month you came and spoke with me. I loved that you made me want to laugh. I loved the way you were kind and the way you would pause when you spoke, as though you were waiting for me to answer you. I love you and I am mocking no one when I kiss you, no one at all."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

3. "We love until we do not. For us, love doesn't fade gradually. It snaps like a branch bent too far."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

4. "I need to stop fantasizing about running away to some other life and start figuring out the one I have."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

5. "And elsewhere in the woods, there is another party, one taking place inside a hollow hill, full of night-blooming flowers. There, a pale boy plays a fiddle with newly mended fingers while his sister dances with his best friend. There, a monster whirls about, branches waving in time with the music, There, a prince of the Folk takes up the mantle of king, embracing a changeling like a bother, and, with a human boy at his side, names a girl his champion."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

6. "There's a monster in our wood. She'll get you if you're not good. Drag you under leaves and sticks. Punish you for all your tricks. Anest of hair and gnawed bone. You are never, ever coming... home."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

7. "The only way to end grief was to go through it."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

8. "Every child needs a tragedy to become truly interesting."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

9. "They were in love with him because he was a prince and a faerie and magical and you were supposed to love princes and faeries and magic people. They loved him the way they’d loved Beast the first time he swept Belle around the dance floor in her yellow dress. They loved him as they loved the Eleventh Doctor with his bow tie and his flippy hair and the Tenth Doctor with his mad laugh. They loved him as they loved lead singers of bands and actors in movies, loved him in such a way that their shared love brought them closer together."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

10. "Well fine, then. I could send you out to win my favor. Possibly on a quest involving bringing a large mug of coffee and a doughnut. Or the wholesale slaughter of all my enemies. I haven't decided which."
- Holly Black, The Darkest Part of the Forest

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