Posts tagged submission.

'Remember,' Ruth is saying, 'whose girl you are.'

    — Sarah Waters, from Affinity

Posted by adrateia

There will be outrage and disgust and people will turn on me at the last, they will hate me, my reputation will forever be destroyed, my punishment earned, self-inflicted like this gunshot wound, and the world will finally know that I was the greatest feather man of them all.

    —  John Boyne, from The Absolutist

Posted by theanfieldrap

I wasn’t certain of anything, but I had a job to do.

    — Lemony Snicket, from When Did You See Her Last?

Posted by uchinaguchi

And yet with neither love nor hate,
Those stars like some snow-white
Minerva’s snow-white marble eyes
Without the gift of sight.

    — Robert Frost, from “Stars”

We’ll all of us follow him, by and by.

    — Clive Barker, from Imajica

Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words, Wait and hope.

    — Alexandre Dumas, from The Count of Monte Cristo

Posted by laurbear1990