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1. "I ended up on 'Heroes' because I auditioned for the part like everybody else, but the writers were writing the role of Daphne, which was originally called Joy."
Author: Brea Grant
2. "You asked about love. I don't know about love, Daphne. I just know I don't want anything but you. I don't want to anywhere but with you."
Author: Brenna Yovanoff
3. "Only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again." ? Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca"
Author: Daphne Du Maurier
4. "If you tell me, I will leave you alone," I said. "And if you don't tell me, I am going to grab the nearest ghostwritten James Patterson romance novel and I am going to follow you through this store reading it out loud until you relent. Would you prefer me to read from Daphne's Three Tender Months with Harold or Cindy and John's House of Everlasting Love? I guarantee, your sanity and your indie street cred won't last a chapter. And they are very, very short chapters." Now I could see the fright beneath the defiance."
Author: David Levithan
5. "Daphne came in with her arms full of books, and her eyes blazing like two poisoned moons. "How'd you like the mess St. John?"
Author: Helen Oyeyemi
6. ". . . for she was the only girl they loved, as she is the queenly pearl you prize, because of the way the night that first we met she is bound to be, methinks, and not in vain, the darling of my heart, sleeping in her april cot, within her singachamer, with her greengageflavoured candywhistle duetted to the crazyquilt, Isobel, she is so pretty, truth to tell, wildwood's eyes and primarose hair, quietly, all the woods so wild, in mauves of moss and daphnedews, how all so still she lay, neath of the whitethorn, child of tree, like some losthappy leaf, like blowing flower stilled, as fain would she anon, for soon again 'twill be, win me, woo me, wed me, ah weary me!"
Author: James Joyce
7. "Let me walk you to your room," Logan offered in a helpful voice. "You, me, and the Gypsy girl could have our own bonfire tonight." Daphne and I stared at each other. I rolled my eyes while Daphne sniffed."Oh, please," she scoffed. "Like I need a guy to protect me. I'm a Valkyrie, remember? I could pick you up and break your back over my knee, Spartan. Like you were a piñata.""Kinky," Logan said, smiling at her. "I like it."She snorted. "Save the smarmy charm for Gwen. We all know that she's the one you're really trying to impress anyway." We did? Because I hadn't gotten that message at all."
Author: Jennifer Estep
8. "What can I say?" I grinned. I have a magic touch when it comes to animals."Daphne snorted. "You're touched in the head is more like it."
Author: Jennifer Estep
9. "She said, "Look me right in the eye, and tell me you don't love me, and I'll go."He stared at her. "Miss, I do not love you.""Don't give me that rot! I'm coming with you, and that's final!""Daphne, you just said that if I said…""That doesn't count! I said look me right in the eye! You were staring at my nose!"
Author: John C. Wright
10. "[...]Since then it's been passed from mother to daughter, along with The Face.""The Face?" Lucas asked."That Launched a Thousand Ships," Daphne said, repeating the title automatically. "It's our curse."
Author: Josephine Angelini
11. "The humans who love us never last long. Scions are tragedy magnets. It's safer for them if we leave before the trouble starts." ~ Daphne"
Author: Josephine Angelini
12. "He gave her a sly, sideways look. "Did youbring it?""My list? Heavens, no. What can you be thinking?"His smile widened. "I brought mine."Daphne gasped. "You didn't!""I did. Just to torture Mother. I'm going peruse it right in front of her, pull out my quizzing glass—""You don't have a quizzing glass."He grinned—the slow, devastatingly wicked smile that all Bridgerton males seemed to possess. "I bought one just for this occasion.""Anthony, you absolutely cannot. She will kill you. And then, somehow, she'll find a way to blame me.""I'm counting on it."
Author: Julia Quinn
13. "She wandered over to the enclosed range, a rather modern-looking contraption that Cook had purchased earlier in the year. "Do you know how to work this?" she asked."No idea. You? "Daphne shook her head. "None." She reached forward and gingerly touched the surface of the stove top. "It's not hot. "" Not even a little bit? "She shook her head. "It's rather cold, actually. "Brother and sister were silent for a few seconds ." You know," Anthony finally said, "cold milk might be quite refreshing ."" I was just thinking that very thing!"
Author: Julia Quinn
14. "Tonight," he whispered, his voice hoarse and hot in her ear, "I will make you mine."-Simon to Daphne"
Author: Julia Quinn
15. "I cannot feel like a duchess in mymother's sitting room.""What do you feel like, then?""Hmmm." She took a sip of her tea. "Just DaphneBridgerton, I suppose. It's difficult to shed the surname inthis clan. In spirit, that is.""I hope that is a compliment," Lady Bridgerton remarked.Daphne just smiled at her mother. "I shall never escapeyou, I'm afraid." She turned to Gareth. "There is nothing like one's family to make one feel like one has nevergrown up."
Author: Julia Quinn
16. "Did you know I have always suspected that men were idiots," Daphne ground out, "but I was never positive until today."
Author: Julia Quinn
17. "No one thought her the least bit unattractive, but at the same time, no one was dazzled by her beauty, stunned into speechlessness by her presence, or moved to write poetry in her honor.Men, she thought with disgust, were interested only in women who terrified them ... They all adored her, or so they said, because she was so easy to talk to, and she always seemed to understand how a man felt. As one of the men Daphne had thought might make a reasonably good husband had said, 'Deuce take it, Daff, you're just not like regular females. You're positively normal."
Author: Julia Quinn
18. "Daphne felt something wild and wicked take hold. "Let's walk in the garden," she said softly."We can't.""We must.""We can't."
Author: Julia Quinn
19. "You have a minute and a half left.""Fine," she snapped. "Then I'll reduce this conversation to one single fact. Today I had six callers. Six! Can you recall the last time I had six callers?"Anthony just stared at her blankly."I can't," Daphne continued, in fine form now. "Because it has never happened. Six men marched up our steps, knocked on our door, and gave Humboldt their cards. Six men brought me flowers, engaged me in conversation, and one even recited poetry."Simon winced."And do you know why?" she demanded, her voice rising dangerously. "Do you?"Anthony, in his somewhat belatedly arrived wisdom, held his tongue."It is all because he"—she jabbed her forefinger toward Simon—"was kind enough to feign interest in me last night at Lady Danbury's ball."
Author: Julia Quinn
20. "Despite her promise to share every secret, Clara didn't tell Daphne about her faulty heart. It was too gratifying to be recognized for her strength. Clara wanted to be the person that Daphne saw."
Author: Kathleen O'Dell
21. "Disco bowling? Seriously? Is there such a thing?"He laughed. "I've never been,but you mentioned bowling a few weeks ago,and I figured tonight of all nights I could go ahead and impress you with my mad lack of bowling skills.Besides which, you look way too hot to waste on trick-or-treaters.They have a costume competition-you're a shoo-in."I laughed,giddy,and grabbed his hand to kiss his knuckles.I knew he'd rather stay at home,but he planned tonight around making me happy. And he wanted to show me off,which appealed to my vanity more than I cared to admit. Best. Boyfriend. Ever."Pictures,please?And if we're going disco bowling,you have to dress up."He pretended to sigh,but his glamour hair grew out into a massive 'fro and I squealed with delight. Then it shifted into shorter hair with a yellow-blond side part. "I figure with an ascot and blue pants I can do a mean Fred to your Daphne,right?"Tonight was perfect."
Author: Kiersten White
22. "You're an absolute genius! I'm the best Daphne ever!""And so humble,too."
Author: Kiersten White
23. "No one judging her by her appearance would dream that Miss Daphne Wade had a rather salacious habit of staring at her employer's naked chest whenever she had the chance, although most women would have agreed that Anthony Courtland, Duke of Tremore, had a chest worth looking at."
Author: Laura Lee Guhrke
24. "Viola started for the door, but turned in the doorway to look at her one more time. "By the way, Daphne, beauty does not mean a thing, you know."Daphne watched as her new friend vanished through the doorway, and she smiled a bit ruefully. "Beautiful women always say that," she murmured to the empty doorway."
Author: Laura Lee Guhrke
25. "The human heart must be a strong and resilient thing, Daphne decided when she awoke the following morning. She was surprised to find that she was no longer in the throes of wrenching heartbreak and pain. Instead, in a strange way, she felt as if she had been reborn."
Author: Laura Lee Guhrke
26. "That is a horrid temptation to put before a man who is forbidden to make vigorous movements," he said. "Is it really?" she said. "No wonder Miles did not approve. He looked daggers at me." "Maybe his face froze that way," Rupert said. "He was looking daggers at me a few hours ago. Do you think he suspects?" "I think he knows ," she said. "I'm glad I don't have a sister," he said. "I should have to get over my aversion to killing people." -Rupert and Daphne"
Author: Loretta Chase
27. "Daphne, whatever you could think of in your wildest imagination, there is a game for it and probably has been for a thousand years.' He pulled off his shirt and advanced on her. 'For example, there is the lovely lady taken up against the wall game. I'll show you how it is played."
Author: Madeline Hunter
28. "You see de white gown she wears, richly embroidered, showing de family's wealth and influence," said Daphne authoritatively. "De red rose in her hair symbolizes her Spanish ancestry. De prayer book in her left hand to display de Catholic allegiance.""What does the dog symbolize?" Sarah asked. Daphne blinked at her for a moment."De dog is just a dog," she said, finally."
Author: Magnus Flyte
29. "To live for the hope of something isn't really living at all, and so, like a child putting away its toys and picking up a tool, he marched to Lyca's bathroom, to shower off the stench of failure, soap up the death of hope, then wash away the ashes of his love for Daphne."
Author: Mark A. Rayner
30. "Maybe one of the monsters ate him," Daphne whimpered."That would be awesome," Puck said.Sabrina flashed him an angry look."Awesome in a terrible, heartbreakingly tragic way," Puck continued."
Author: Michael Buckley
31. "Sabrina turned back to the house and saw the horrible truth- a pair of legs was sticking out from beneath it and they were wearing a pari of shiny silver shoes with a remarkable red tint to them. She suddenly realized they hadn't just entered a story. They had entered one of the most famous stories ever told."Daphne, I don't think we're in Ferryport Landing anymore."
Author: Michael Buckley
32. "You can't ground us. We're homeless," Daphne said."
Author: Michael Buckley
33. "I didn't do it,' he insisted.'Then why did you run?' Sabrina asked.'And send rabbits to eat us! I'm a seven-year-old girl,' Daphne said. 'Do you know how important bunny rabbits are to me?"
Author: Michael Buckley
34. "Daphne, I don't think we're in Ferrypot Landing anymore.~Sabrina Grimm"
Author: Michael Buckley
35. "But, Dad! We can't leave. Uncle Jake is hurt!" Daphne said. "Besides, that's Pinocchio. I want to get an autograph."
Author: Michael Buckley
36. "I did not have an unlimited library to choose from on Robben Island. We had access to many unremembered mysteries and detective novels and all the works of Daphne du Maurier, but little more."
Author: Nelson Mandela
37. "Fred always goes with Daphne and Shaggy always sticks with Velma.""Well then, in that case, I'm Scooby."
Author: Peter Clines
38. "Sonnets To Orpheus, Part Two, XIIWant the change. Be inspired by the flamewhere everything shines as it disappears.The artist, when sketching, loves nothing so muchas the curve of the body as it turns away.What locks itself in sameness has congealed.Is it safer to be gray and numb?What turns hard becomes rigidand is easily shattered.Pour yourself like a fountain.Flow into the knowledge that what you are seekingfinishes often at the start, and, with ending, begins.Every happiness is the child of a separationit did not think it could survive. And Daphne, becoming a laurel,dares you to become the wind."
Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
39. "What we say, my child, has an impact on those around us. Words can spread darkness and hate or shed light and love. Don't misuse them, Daphne."
Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
40. "I should explain — in view of my last letter, you may find it slightly surprising — that Daphne and I are now bosom friends. That is to say, she seems to think we are; and I do not feel that I know her well enough to dispute it."
Author: Sarah Caudwell
41. "Everyone I say stop bullying it is sad and tears someones heart apart and next thing they do is Suicide because they think that is the right next step!If you are a Person who gets bullied find someone who will stop this! Don't just kill yourself for the other person to be happy because you are gone! They are just jealous of you and want to start problems and make you a troublemaker! Ignore those mean cruel evil people in you life and spend time with the nice caring sweet loving angels of yours! :DBecause bullying is a dumb and stupid waste of time!Try to shake it off the mean hurtful stuff and keep on doing the right stuff that is going to help you become a better person and when i say a better person i mean more than a better person!~Skye Daphne~"
Author: Skye Daphne
42. "I love a woman in a tuxedo, or in a dress, who looks comfortable, relaxed, happy. I'd love to dress Daphne Guinness - she has exactly that attitude."
Author: Stephane Rolland
43. "Some of the men and older boys were trained in firing the cannon, but since there wasn't any gun powder to spare for actually firing any more of the things, they made do with pushing wooden cartridges into the barrel and shouting, "Bang!" They got quite good at that, and were proud at the speed with which "Bang!" could be shouted. Daphne said she hoped the enemy would be trained to say "Aargh!"
Author: Terry Pratchett
44. "You are very clever,' said the old man shyly. 'I would like to eat your brains, one day,'For some reason the books of etiquette that Daphne's grandmother had forced on her didn't quite deal with this. Of course, silly people would say to babies, 'You're so sweet I could gobble you all up!', but that sort of nonsense seemed less funny when it was said by a man in war paint who owned more than one skull. Daphne, cursed with good manners, settled for, 'It's very kind of you to say so."
Author: Terry Pratchett
45. "The wildest hath not such a heart as you.Run when you will, the story shall be changed:Apollo flies, and Daphne holds the chase;The dove pursues the griffin; the mild hindMakes speed to catch the tiger; bootless speed,When cowardice pursues and valour flies."
Author: William Shakespeare

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