"Never, never, never. I am never going to forget you."
―Liam Stewart, The Darkest Minds
"Dreaming led to disappointment, and disappointment to a kind of depressed funk that wasn’t easy to shake. Better to stay in the gray than get eaten by the dark."
―Ruby Daly, The Darkest Minds
"The Darkest Minds tend to hide behind the most unlikely faces."
―Chubs, The Darkest Minds
"Ghosts don't haunt people. Their memories do."
―Ruby Daly, the Darkest Minds
"Oh, I'm sorry," Chubs said, 'apparently the middle of my sentence interrupted the beginning of yours. Do continue."
―Chubs, Never Fade
"It feels like we should do something,' he said. 'Like, send her off on a barge out to sea and set her on fire. Let her go out in a blaze of glory.' Chubs raised an eyebrow. 'It's a minivan, not a Viking."
―Liam and Chubs, The Darkest Minds
"That was not like riding a bike, you asshole!"
―Ruby Daly, The Darkest Minds
"I feel like I'm losing my damn mind, like your face has been carved into my heart, and I don't remember when, and I don't understand why, but the scar is there, and I can't get it to heal. It won't go. I can't make it fade. And you won't even look at me."
―Liam Stewart, Never Fade
"But hey, what's life without a little adversity?" That had to have been the fakest attempt at optimism since my fourth grade teacher tried reasoning that we were better off without the dead kids in our class because it'd mean more turns on the playground swings for the rest of us."
―Liam and Ruby, the Darkest Minds
""And for the love of God, bitch, don't get stabbed this time!" Vida added."
―Vida and Liam, Never Fade