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33 Best Divergent Quotes By Veronica Roth

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'Divergent' can be regarded as a modern classic.

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Divergent fans, listen up!

“I will not be a pawn, not for my mother, not for my father, and not for them. I will not belong to anyone but myself.” Veronica Roth has beautifully brought to life to her quote in the book 'Divergent'.

'Divergent' is a stimulating, moving, and passionate journey laid out by the author for a good time ahead. 'Divergent' is a thrilling, addictive, and remarkable dystopian fiction series that is loved by students of literature and things alike. Veronica Roth has weaved a fantastical fictional world that at one point takes the imagination and intelligence for a hard run. The characters are interesting and have courage, the premise is gripping, and overall, the book is addictive. The characters lead a faction way of life, which are called Abnegation (selfless), Erudite (intellectual), Dauntless (brave), Candour (honest), and Amity (peaceful). The main message of 'Divergent' is coming to terms with your identity and choices.

However, 'Divergent' has received mixed reviews and acceptance. 'Divergent' was banned because of its themes of violence, death, resisting authority, underage drinking, and sex. Here we have summed up some of the interesting quotes, information and facts about the book.

If you like these quotes, please also check out Twilight quotes and ['Maze Runner' quotes].

Best 'Divergent' Quotes

Most books are usually an escape for the readers, and 'Divergent' is another book that belongs to that category. It takes you on a roller coaster ride to a thrilling fictional world, full of acts of bravery. Here are some of the best quotes from 'Divergent' to help you manage your instinct and becoming fearless.

'Divergent' offers a thrilling ride into the world of fiction.

1. “You're my daughter. I don't care about the factions.”

- Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

2. “We believe that peace is hard-won,

That sometimes it is necessary to fight for peace.

But more than that, we believe that

Justice is more important than peace.”

- Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

3. “Few people who are born into Abnegation choose to leave it. When they do, we remember.”

- Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

4. “I feel like someone breathed new air into my lungs. I am not Abnegation. I am not Dauntless. I am Divergent. And I can’t be controlled.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

5. “In some parts of the ancient world, the hawk symbolized the sun. Back when I got this, I figured if I always had the sun on me, I wouldn’t be afraid of the dark.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

6. “We should think of our family. But...We must also think of ourselves.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

7. “Hearing him talk about his mother, about his intact family, makes my chest hurt for a second, like someone pierced it with a needle.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

8. “I will be my undoing

If I become my obsession.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

9. “If you are really one of us, it won’t matter to you that you might fail. And if it does, you are a coward.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

10. “They think that because I’m small, or a girl, or a stiff, I can’t possibly be cruel. But they’re wrong.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

11. “What makes you different, makes you dangerous.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

12. “Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

13. “We can’t be confined to one way of thinking, and that terrifies our leaders. It means we can’t be controlled. And it means that no matter what they do, we will always cause trouble for them.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

Fascinating 'Divergent' Quotes

Here are some fascinating 'Divergent' quotes for you to relish.

The book enjoys a cult following across all sections of the readers.

14. “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

15. “People tend to overestimate my character,” I say quietly.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

16. “"My first instinct is to push you until you break, just to see how hard I have to press." he says, his fingers squeezing at the word break. My body tenses at the edge in his voice, so I am coiled as tight as a spring, and I forget to breathe.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

17. “I clench my teeth as tears come. I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness. But there isn’t much I can do to stop them.

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

18. “She wanted us to have more than five choices. Now we have none.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

19. “What irritates me most about him is his natural goodness, his inborn selflessness.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

20. “It’s not about being fearless, it’s about acting in spite of fear.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

21. “I am wearing a grey shirt, blue jeans, black shoes--new clothes, but beneath them, my Dauntless tattoos. It is impossible to erase my choices. Especially these.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

22. “You’re the one who has to live with your choice, everyone else will get over it, move on, no matter what you decide. But you never will.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

23. “Dauntless: being brave in the midst of fear."

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

24. “Because there might come a day when there is no flashlight, there is no gun, there is no guiding hand. And I want to be ready for it.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

25. “I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

26. “It’s when you’re acting selflessly that you are at your bravest.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

27. “Maybe I was afraid to trust him with something so personal as my devotion.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

28. “One choice can transform you-or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

29. “All three combined is...a different kind of stupid formerly unheard of by humankind.”

- Veronica Roth, ‘Divergent’.

30. “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”

― Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

31. "My father says--used to say-- that there is power in self-sacrifice. I turn the gun in my hands and press it into Tobias's palm."

― Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

32. "I love Tris the Divergent, who makes decisions apart from faction loyalty, who isn’t some faction archetype. But the Tris who’s trying as hard as she can to destroy herself … I can’t love her."

- Veronica Roth, 'Insurgent'.

33. "Peter would probably throw a party if I stopped breathing."

- Veronica Roth, 'Divergent'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for dauntless 'Divergent' quotes, then why not take a look at 'The 100' quotes, or ['Matrix' quotes].

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