Serenity Of Life


Twilight Book Quotes


"How did you get over here so fast?"
Bella, Page 57, Phenomenon

"I was standing right next to you Bella,"
Edward, page 57, Phenomenon

"No Blood, No Foul"
Edward, page 61, Phenomenon

"There's nothing wrong with me, but they won't let me go...
How come you aren't strapped in a gurney like the rest of us"
Bella, page 63, Phenomenon

"It sounds like you were extremely lucky"
Dr. Carlisle Cullen, page 63, Phenomenon

"Lucky Edward happened to be standing next to me"
Bella, page 63, Phenomenon

"I saved your life, I don't owe you anything"
Edward, page 64, Phenomenon

"You think I lifted a van off you?"
Edward, page 65 Phenomenon

"I don't like to lie, to there'd better be a good reason why I'm doing it"
Bella, page 65, Phenomenon

"Can't you just thank me and get over it?"
Edward, page 65, Phenomenon

"In that case, I hope you enjoy disappointment"
Edward, page 65, Phenomenon

"I'm sorry I've being very rude I know...but it's better this way really"
Edward, page 74, Invitations

"It's better if we weren't friends...Trust me"
Edward, page 74, Invitations

"It's to bad, you didn't figure that out earlier,"
"You could have saved yourself all this regret"
Bella, Page 75, Invitations

"Bella, it's not my fault if you're exceptionally unobservant."
Edward, page 81, Invitations

"I thought you were supposed to be pretending I don't exist,
not irritating me to death." Bella, page 82, Invitations

"The wasting of finite resources is everybody's business" -
Edward, page 83, Invitations

"It would be more ...prudent for you not to be my friend,"
he explained. "But I'm tired of trying to stay away from you, Bella."
Edward, page 84, Invitations

"I decided as long as I was going to hell, I might as well do it thoroughly."
Edward, page 87, Blood Type

"I just wondered...if you could warn me beforehand the next time you decide to ignore, for my own good.  Just so I'm prepared."
Bella, page 91, Blood Type

"What if I'm not a superhero? What if I'm the bad guy?"
Edward, page 92, Blood Type

"Honestly -- I've seen corpses with better color,
I was concerned that I might have to avenge your murder"
Edward, page 99, Blood Type

"Let's you and I not push poor Mike any further this week. We don't want him to snap." - Edward, page 103, Blood Type

"There's always a risk for humans to be around the cold ones,
even if they're civilized like this clan was.  You never know when they might get too hungry to resist."
Jacob Black, page 125, Scary Stories

"That color blue looks lovely with your skin"
Edward, page 170, Port Angeles

"I don't want be a monster"
Edward,  page 187, Port Angeles

"It makes be away from you."
Edward, page 188, Port Angeles

"I did't like it. Not seeing you. It makes me anxious, too"
Bella, page 190, Port Angeles

"...I told you it doesn't matter who you are. It's too late"
Bella, page 190, Port Angeles

"Don't go into the woods alone"
Edward, page 192, Port Angeles

"I don't know how you're brave enough to be alone with him....",
" He's so intimidating. I wouldn't know what to say to him"
Jessica, page 204, Interrogations

"I do have some trouble with coherency when I'm around him"
Bella, page 204, Interrogations

"...He's even more unbelievable behind the face..."
Bella, 204, Interrogations

"I'm surprised you heard something that you didn't like.
You know what they say about eavesdroppers."
Bella, page 208, Interrogations

"Do you truly believe that you care more for me than I do for you?"
Edward, page 208, Interrogations

"It's the safest time of day for us...the easiest time. But also the saddest, in a way...the end of another day, the return of the night.
Darkness is so predictable, do you think?"
 Edward, page 233, Complications

"I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars"
Bella, page 233, Complications

"I told you -- you don't see yourself clearly at all.
You're not like anyone I've ever known. You fascinate me."
Edward, page 245, Balancing

"Having the advantages I do....I have a better grasp of human nature. People are predictable. But never do what I expect. You always take me by surprise."
Edward, page 245, Balancing

"Are you so depressed by Forks that it's made you suicidal?"
Edward, page 255, Balancing

"So you're worried about the trouble it might cause me -- if you don't come home?" - Edward, page 255, Balancing

"I can be patient --- If I make a great effort"
Edward, page 257, Balancing

"It's too easy to be myself with you"
Edward, page 262, Confessions

"I was wishing, I could know what you were thinking"
"I was wishing,  that I could believe that you were real.
And I was wishing that I wasn't afraid"
 Bella, page 262, Confessions

"Would you understand what I meant if I said I was only human?"
Edward. page 263, Confessions

"I'm the world's best predator, aren't I?
Everything about me invites you in — my voice,
my face, even my smell . As if I need any of that!"
Edward. page 263-264, Confessions

 "I can control myself. You caught me off guard. But I'm on my best behavior now."
Edward, page 265, Confessions

"I was afraid… because, for, well, obvious reasons, I can't stay with you.
And I'm afraid that I'd like to stay with you, much more than I should."
Bella, page 266, Confessions

"It's not only your company I crave! Never forget that.
 Never forget I am more dangerous to you than I am to anyone else."
Edward, page 266, Confessions

"Bella, I couldn't live with myself if  I ever hurt you.
You don't know how it's tortured me."
Edward, page 273, Confessions

"The thought of you, still, white, cold… to never see you blush scarlet again,
to never see that flash of intuition in your eyes when you see through my pretenses… it would be unendurable." 
Edward, page 273, Confessions

I'm here… which, roughly translated, means I would rather die than stay away from you." I frowned. "I'm an idiot."
Bella, page 274, Confessions

"And so the lion fell in love with the lamb"
Edward, page 274, Confessions

"What a stupid lamb"
Bella, page 274, Confessions

"What a sick, masochistic lion"
Edward, page 274, Confessions

"The blush on your cheeks is lovely," 
Edward, page 275, Confessions

"I wish you could feel the… complexity… the confusion… I feel.
That you could understand."
Edward, page 277, Confessions

"There are other hungers. Hungers I don't even understand, that are foreign to me."
"I'm not used to feeling so human. Is it always like this?"
"I don't know how to be close to you," he admitted. "I don't know if I can."
"I have human instincts — they may be buried deep, but they're there."  - 
Edward, page 278, Confessions

`"I'm stronger than I thought. It's nice to know."
"Are you still faint from the run? Or was it my kissing expertise?"
Edward, page 283, Confessions

"Bella, I've alr eady expended a great deal of personal effort at this point to keep you alive. I'm not about to let you behind the wheel of a vehicle when you can't even walk straight. Besides, friends don't let friends drive drunk,"
"You're intoxicated by my very presence."
Edward, page 284, Confessions

"There's nothing like an unsolved mystery to keep you up at night."
Bella, page 287, Mind Over Matter

"Don't be self-conscious,"
"If I could dream at all, it would be about you. And I'm not ashamed of it."
Edward,  page 294, Mind Over Matter

"Just give me a minute to restart my heart."
Bella, page 297, Mind Over Matter

"Apparently, I look a little overexcited."
Bella, page 298, Mind Over Matter

"I never imagined anything like this. I didn't believe I would ever find
someone I wanted to be with… in another way than my brothers and sisters. And then to find, even though it's all new to me, that I'm good at it… at being with you…"  Edward, page 300-301, Mind Over Matter

"Bring on the shackles — I'm your prisoner."
Edward, page 302, Mind Over Matter

"You only have to risk your life every second you spend with me, that's surely not much. You only have to turn your back on nature, on humanity… what's that worth?" - Edward, page 305, Mind Over Matter

"Just because I'm resisting the wine doesn't mean I can't appreciate the bouquet," Edward, page 306, Mind Over Matter

"Yeah, it's an off day when I don't get somebody telling me how edible I smell."
Bella, page 306, Mind Over Matter

"You are my life now,"
Edward, page 314, The Cullens

"You are utterly indecent — no one should look so tempting, it's not fair."
"Shall I explain how you are tempting me?" 
Edward, page 318, The Cullens

"You… made… me… faint," Bella, page 318, The Cullens

 "Yesterday I kiss you, and you attack me! Today you pass out on me!"
Edward, page 318, The Cullens

 "I think I forgot to breathe."
Bella, page 320, The Cullens

"And you're worried, not because you're headed to meet a houseful of vampires, but because you think those vampires won't approve of you, correct?"
Edward, page 320, The Cullens

"I'm feeling extremely insignificant."
Bella, page 326, The Cullens

"I was prepared to feel… relieved. Having you know about everything, not needing to keep secrets from you. But I didn't expect to feel more than that. I like it. It makes me… happy." Edward, Page 344, Carlisle

"I hate to burst your bubble, but you're really not as scary as you think you are. I don't find you scary at all, actually,"
Bella, , Page 344, Carlisle

"It sounded like you were having Bella for lunch, and we came to see if you would share,"
Alice, Page 346, Carlisle

"You probably don't know this, but the Cullen family has an unpleasant reputation on the reservation."
Billy Black, page 352, The Game

"But that reputation couldn't be deserved, could it? Because the Cullens never  set foot on the reservation, do they?" 
 Bella, page 352, The Game

"Well, I sort of have a date with Edward Cullen tonight, and he wanted to introduce me to his parents…Dad?"
Bella, page 356-357, The Game

"She'll be safe with me, I promise, sir."
Edward, page 359, The Game

 "You smell so good in the rain,"   
"What happened to all your courage? You were extraordinary this morning."
 "It seems I'm going to have to tamper with your  memory."
Edward, page 361, The Game

"Damn it, Bella!" he broke off, gasping. "You'll be the death of me, I swear you will."
 Edward, page 363, The Game

"The way I can't seem to keep from putting you in danger. M
y very existence puts you at risk.
Sometimes I truly hate myself. I should be stronger, I should be able to —"
Edward, page 363-364, The Game

"Oh yes — you should hear the arguments they get into! Actually, I hope you don't, you would think they were raised by a pack of wolves."
Well, I do think of them as my children in most ways. I never could get over my mothering instincts — did Edward tell you I had lost a child?"
 "He's been the odd man out for far too long; it's hurt me to see him alone."
Esme, page 368, The Game

"One thing's for sure, I'll never be able to sit through dull old Major League Baseball
"Well, it would be nice if I could find just one thing you didn't do better than everyone else on the planet."
Bella, page 371, The Game

"It was stupid, irresponsible, to expose you like this. I'm so sorry."
Edward, page 374, The Game

"And, of course, we will not harm the human girl. We won't hunt in your range, as I said."
Laurent, page 378-379, The Hunt

Listen to me, Alice. I saw his mind. Tracking is his passion, his obsession — and he wants her, Alice —her, specifically. He begins the hunt tonight." 
Edward, page 382, The Hunt

"I love you," I said in a low, intense voice.
"I will always love you, no matter what happens now."
Bella, page 391, Goodbyes

"Just let me go, Charlie."
Bella, page 394, Goodbyes

"I was afraid, when your  boy there defended her, that it would set him off."
Laurent, page 399, Goodbyes

"You can't bring him down. I've never  seen anything like him in my three hundred years. He's absolutely lethal. That's why I joined his coven."
Laurent, page 400, Goodbyes

"Why should I...What is she to me? Except a menace — a danger you've - chosen to inflict on all of us."
Rosalie, page 401, Goodbyes

"I can feel what you're feeling now — and you are worth it."
Jasper, page 303, Goodbyes

"You're worrying about all the wrong things, Bella. Trust me on this — none of us are in jeopardy.
You are under too much strain as it is; don't add to it with wholly unnecessary worries. Listen to me!" "Our family is strong. Our only fear is losing you."
Jasper, page 410, Goodbyes

 "It's been almost a century that Edward's been alone. Now he's found you. You can't see the changes that we see, we who have been with him for so long. Do you think any of us want to look into his eyes for the next hundred years if he loses you?"
Alice, page 410-411 Goodbyes

"I know, Bella. Believe me, I know. It's like you've taken half my self away with you."
"Could you believe that, despite everything I've put you through, I love you, too?" - Edward, Page 418, Goodbyes

"Sorry about that, Bella, but isn't it better  that your  mother  didn't really have to be involved in all this?"

"You don't sound angry that I tricked you."
 James, Page 444, Hide and Seek

"I suppose you're going to tell me that your boyfriend will avenge you?"
"How romantic, a last letter. And do you think he will honor it?"
James, Page 445, Hide and Seek

"Would you mind, very much, if I left a little letter of my own for your Edward?" - - James, Page 447, Hide and Seek

"Well, I suppose we should get on with it. And then I can call your friends and tell them where to find you, and my little message."
James, Page 448, Hide and Seek

"I thought this room would be visually dramatic for my little film. That's why I picked this place to meet you. It's perfect, isn't it?"
James, Page 449, Hide and Seek

"No, I don't want to be without you, Bella, of course not. Be rational. And I have no problem with saving you, either — if it weren't for the fact that I was the one putting you in danger… that I'm the reason that you're here."
Edward, page 472, An Impasse

"You have saved me," he said quietly.
Edward , page 474, An Impasse

"You are my life. You're the only thing it would hurt me to lose."
Bella, page 474, An Impasse

"It's possible to take bravery to the point where it becomes insanity."
Edward, page 476, An Impasse

"If you're waiting for me to be on my deathbed, I've got news for you! I was just there!"
Bella, page 475, An Impasse

 "I may not die now… but I'm going to die sometime.
Every minute of the day, I get closer. And I'm going to get old."
Bella, page 476, An Impasse

 "That's how it's supposed to happen. How it should happen. How it would have happened if I didn't exist — and I shouldn't exist."
Edward, page 476, An Impasse

"That's stupid. That's like going to someone who's just won the lottery, taking their money, and saying, 'Look, let's just go back to how things should be. It's better that way.' And I'm not buying it."
Bella, page 476, An Impasse

"Like I said, as long as it makes you happy… as long as it's what's best for you."
Edward, page 479, An Impasse

"I'm betting on Alice"
Bella, page 480, An Impasse

"I'm not coming over anymore if Alice is going to treat me like Guinea Pig Barbie when I do,"
Bella, page 482, An Occasion

 "When someone wants to kill you, you're brave as a lion — and then when someone mentions dancing…"
"Bella, I won't let anything hurt you — not even yourself. I won't let go of you once, I promise."
Edward, page 486, An Occasion

"Do you want me to bolt the doors so you can massacre the unsuspecting townsfolk?"
Bella, page 487, An Occasion

"Can you believe my dad paid me twenty bucks to come to your prom?"  
"Anyway, he said that if I told you something, he would get me that master cylinder I need,"
Jacob, page 490, An Occasion

"Well — this is so stupid, I'm sorry, Bella — he wants you to break up with your boyfriend. He asked me to tell you 'please.'"
Jacob, page 490, An Occasion

"Twilight, again," he murmured. "Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end."
Edward, page 495, An Occasion

"Some things don't have to end,"
Bella, page 495, An Occasion

"... I don't want you to miss anything. I don't want my presence to take anything away from you, if  I can help it. I want you to be human.
I want your life to continue as it would have if  I'd died in nineteen-eighteen like I should have."
Edward, page 495, An Occassion

So I was hoping that you might have changed your mind… that you were going to change me , after all."
Bella, page 496, An Occassion

"You thought that would be a black tie occasion, did you?"
Edward, page 496, An Occasion

"So ready for this to be the end,"
 "for this to be the twilight of your  life, though your life has barely started. Y
you're ready to give up everything."
Edward, page 497, An Occassion

Book Quotes

How could I leave my loving erratic, hare-brained mother to fend for herself
First Sight

One of the best things about Charlie is he doesn't hover
page 9, First Sight

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First Sight
Open Book
Blood Type
Scary Stories
Port Angeles

Mind Over Matter
The Cullens
The Game
The Hunt
Phone Call
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An Impasse