I want to be the heroine of my life, not the victim.
"I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough."
"By the way, my name's Rose Hathaway. I'm seventeen years old, training to protect and kill vampires, in love with a completely unsuitable guy, and have a best friend whose weird magic could drive her crazy.
Hey, no one said high school was easy."
“I realize now that dying is easy. Living is hard.”
"When people see good they expect good. And I don't wanna live up to anyone's expectations.'"
"My mind, it's - it's who I am. I think I'd rather suffer any other injury in the world than have my mind tampered with."