64 Maggie Stiefvater Quotes On Success In Life

Margaret Stiefvater is an American writer of Young Adult fiction, known mainly for her series of fantasy novels The Wolves of Mercy Falls and The Raven Cycle. She currently lives in Virginia. These Maggie Stiefvater quotes will motivate you.

Best Maggie Stiefvater Quotes

  1. “The world needs more love at first sight.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  2. “Sam: “You—you greatly overestimate my self-control.” Grace: “I’m not looking for self-control.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  3. “There are moments that you’ll remember for the rest of your life and there are moments that you think you’ll remember for the rest of your life, and it’s not often they turn out to be the same moment.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  4. “It is possible to be in love with you just because of who you are.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  5. “As you learn who you are, you can better surround yourself with friends who make you a better person, and that sometimes only happens when you disassemble old relationships.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  6. “Some days seem to fit together like a stained glass window. A hundred little pieces of different color and mood that, when combined, create a complete picture.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  7. “I have a certain avoidance of reality that makes fantasy an ideal choice for me.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  8. “One thousand brilliant stars punched holes in my consciousness, pricking me with longing. I could stare at the stars for hours, their infinite number and depth pulling me into a part of myself that I ignored during the day.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  9. “People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  10. “I tried to picture her in a class, any class, anywhere on campus, and failed miserably. I pictured her frolicking in a forest glade around some guy she’d just sacrificed to a heathen god. That image worked way better.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  11. “I hated this. I hated knowing what I wanted and knowing what was right and knowing they weren’t the same thing.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  12. “Overhead, the stars were wheeling and infinite, a complicated mobile made by giants.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  13. “I guess now would be a good time to tell you,” He said. “I took Chainsaw out of my dreams.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  14. “Looking at him like that, I felt like I needed something from him, or somebody, and that probably meant that he also needed something from me, or somebody, but the revelation was like looking at spots on a slide. Knowing that it meant something to somebody wasn’t the same as it meaning something to you.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  15. “Grace reached over and began stroking her fingers through my hair. I closed my eyes and let her drive me crazy.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  16. “Self-confidence is not the same thing as ego. This is not to say that the two don’t (frequently) dance hand in hand down the street, pushing over old ladies in crosswalks and kicking baby kittens. But they are definitely not the same entity. Ego is thinking you have all the answers. Self-confidence is knowing you don’t have the answers, but being pretty sure that you will be able to find them.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  17. “If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  18. “Avoiding a bathtub because your parents tried to kill you in one isn’t the same as avoiding your entire life by becoming a wolf.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  19. “You’re my change of skin / my summer-winter-fall / I spring to follow you / this loss is beautiful.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  20. “Sailing to an island unknown Failing to find your way home you walk under a sea leagues beneath us” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  21. “Grace. I held on to that name. If I kept that in my head, I would be OK. Grace. I was shaking, shaking; my skin peeling away. Grace. My bones squeezed, pinched, pressed against my muscles. Grace. Her eyes held me even after I stopped feeling her fingers gripping my arms. Sam,” she said. “Don’t go.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  22. “I want you.” Feeling the grip of his hand in mine, the brush of skin on mine, seeing the way he moved in front of me, equal parts human and wolf, and remembering his smell – I ached with wanting to kiss him.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  23. “Hers was a memory made up of snapshots: being dragged through the snow by a pack of wolves, first kiss tasting of oranges, saying goodbye behind a cracked windshield. A life made up of promises of what could be: the possibilities contained in a stack of college applications, the thrill of sleeping under a strange roof, the future that lay in Sam’s smile. It was a life I didn’t want to leave behind. It was a life I didn’t want to forget I wasn’t done with it yet. There was so much more to say.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  24. “It was a sort of ferocious, quiet beauty, the sort that wouldn’t let you admire it. The sort of beauty that always hurt.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  25. “Most people had an acquired kind of beauty, they became better looking the longer you knew them and the better you loved them, but Cole had unfairly skipped to the end of the game, all jaggedly handsome and Hollywood-looking. Not needing any love to get there.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  26. “This object that we hold in our hands, a book… that tactile pleasure, it’s just not going to go away.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  27. “I’m quite happy for that smile, because Dad told me once you should be grateful for the gifts that are the rarest.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  28. “Don’t give me that look. I’m not trying to find out who you are. I don’t care who you are. I just want to know why it is you are the way you are.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  29. “Fate,” Blue replied, glowering at her mother, “is a very weighty word to throw around before breakfast.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  30. “My words are unerring tools of destruction, and I’ve come unequipped with the ability to disarm them.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  31. “The sun shines through the window And the sun shines through your hair It seems like you’re beside me But I know that you’re not there. You would sit beside this window Run your fingers through my hair You were always there beside me But I know that you’re not there Oh, to be by your side once again Oh, to hold your hand in mine again Oh, to be by your side once again Oh, to hold your hand in mine again-” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  32. “Can I ask you a question?” “You already have.” He paused, considering. “Can I ask you two questions, then?” “You already have.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  33. “It’s a hard thing to hold a civil conversation after recalling that one party has used a Taser on the other, so both of them finished the walk in silence.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  34. “names are a way to keep people in your mind” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  35. “It’s a hard thing to hold a civil conversation after recalling that one party has used a Taser on the other, so both of them finished the walk in silence.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  36. “names are a way to keep people in your mind” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  37. “I didn’t know,” I start truthfully, “that it was the hard way when I started on it.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  38. “a life is measured by moments like these” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  39. “Panic leads to carelessness, and carelessness creates accidents.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  40. “…she made her home in between the pages of books.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  41. “Are you high? Why are you never wearing a shirt?” “I sleep naked,” Cole said. He put both milk and sugar in my coffee. “As the day goes on, I put on more and more clothing. You should’ve come over an hour ago.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  42. “[I]t just makes me tired even thinking about it. It reminds me of that feeling I had before I left. Like my lungs were made of lead. Like I can’t even think about starting to care about anything. Like I either wish that they were all dead, or I was, because I can’t stand the pull of all that history between us. That’s before I even pick up the phone. I’m so tired I never want to wake up again. But I’ve figured out now that it was never them that made me feel that way. It was just me, all along.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  43. “Imagine my delight and awe when I discovered such a thing was a real genre – contemporary fantasy or urban fantasy. It was like having my birthday twice in one week and cookie dough for breakfast.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  44. “You’re the nicest boy ever,”, I told him, feeling undeserving and terrible. “You didn’t have to get me anything. I like thinking about you thinking about me when I’m not around.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  45. “I could have screamed, but I didn’t. I could have fought, but I didn’t. I just lay there and let it happen, watching the winter-white sky go gray above me.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  46. “I am alone in the world, and yet not alone enough to make each hour holy. I am lowly in this world, and yet not lowly enough for me to be just a thing to you, dark and shrewd. I want my will and I want to go with my will as it moves towards action. And I want, in those silent, somehow faltering times, to be with someone who knows, or else alone. I want to reflect everything about you, and I never want to be too blind or too ancient to keep your profound wavering image with me. I want to unfold. I don’t want to be folded anywhere, because there, where I’m folded, I am a lie.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater Quotes
  47. “There are three big things going for The Scorpio Races: first, it is set on a beautiful but wild island in the middle of the cold Atlantic Ocean. That would’ve seduced me as a teen reader. Second, It is full of beautiful but killer horses being trained for a dangerous race. Actually, that would’ve seduced me as a teen reader as well. At third it involves a very repressed love story with a very Mr. Darcy-like love interest.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  48. “My most memorable adventure was investigating the chalk cliffs in Yorkshire. While clambering over kelp-covered boulders half-covered by the sea, I fell and smashed my tail bone on one of them.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  49. “I’d be happy with this summer if it’s all we ever had.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  50. “Because I knew it wasn’t for forever.” Grace touched his hair and he bent his head to kiss her, quiet as a secret.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  51. “Right now, it’s hard to imagine that it is raining anywhere in the world.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  52. “I’ve been waiting for you forever.” “Forever’ as in several hundred years, or forever as in since my lesson began?” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  53. “This summer-sweet night is only one minute upon one minute upon another Beautiful cacophony, sugar upon lips, dancing to exhaustion I thought of you, before this minute upon another minute upon another Until, numb, my lips fell onto the mouth of another, and I was undone. ~from Golden Tongue: The Poems of Steven Slaughter which is a fictional book in Ballad: A gathering of faerie” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  54. “I was suddenly overwhelmed by what an incredible person this boy was, standing in front of me, and by the fact that he was mine and I was his.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  55. “There are too many people on horseback today trying to prove themselves, trying to prepare, trying to get faster. They haven’t discovered yet that it’s not the fastest who make it to race day. You only have to be the fastest of those who are left.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  56. “The Boy should watch where he’s going,” she said. “Rachel should not manifest in doorways,” I replied.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  57. “Hers was a memory made up of snapshots: being dragged through the snow by a pack of wolves, first kiss tasting of oranges, saying goodbye behind a cracked windshield. A life made up of promises of what could be: the possibilities contained in a stack of college applications, the thrill of sleeping under a strange roof, the future that lay in Sam’s smile. It was a life I didn’t want to leave behind. It was a life I didn’t want to forget I wasn’t done with it yet. There was so much more to say.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  58. “Most people had an acquired kind of beauty, they became better looking the longer you knew them and the better you loved them, but Cole had unfairly skipped to the end of the game, all jaggedly handsome and Hollywood-looking. Not needing any love to get there.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  59. “All of them are men, not a girl amongst them unless you count Tommy Falk because his lips are so pretty.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  60. “One thousand ways to say good-bye One thousand ways to cry One thousand ways to hang your hat before you go outside I say good-bye good-bye good-bye I shout it out so loud Cause the next time that I find my voice I might not remember how.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  61. “I try to think of something catchy to say, but there’s nothing but irritation that something that was funny yo an eleven-year-old boy is still funny to a seventeen-year-old one.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  62. “Sam?” Rachel asked. “Do you know you have the saddest sad face ever?” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

  63. “It’s for personal reasons,” I say stiffly, which is what my mother had always told me to say about things that had to do with fighting with your brothers, getting any sort of illness that had intestinal ramifications, starting your period, and money.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater
  64. “The piebald mare paws at the sand; I see her digging out of the corner of my eye and hear her grinding her teeth. That bridle’s her curse, this island her prison. She still smells of rot.” ~ Maggie Stiefvater

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