Leigh Bardugo

10 Leigh Bardugo Quotes to Make You Want to Read Her Books

Ever seen a beautiful clock, bronze shining, elegant numbers dictating the flow of your day. Have you ever been curious enough to open that clock and have your breath taken away from all the gears and shrews so masterfully fitted together that you wonder how the hell someone did this? That is the feeling I’ve gotten after reading Leigh Bardugo’s fiction. Best-selling author of the Grisha Triology, the fantasy-adventure young-adult series inspired by Russian folklore and the Six of Crows duology, Leigh Bardugo is considered to be a master of her trade. 


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Leigh Bardugo is a gem of an author. In addition to creating captivating fantasy, the author aims for diversity in her writing, featuring badass female, POC, and LGBTQ+ characters, along with nuanced representation of disability. Leigh Bardugo is an inspiring author, who connects to her readers by providing powerful fantasy narratives that represent them, while also uplifting other diverse and talented authors.


Leigh Bardugo inspires one to become a better reader, a better writer, and a better ally, and here are some quotes to make sure that you are invested in going to the neared book-lending of selling location and reading her work.



1.   “Just… be careful.’
I stared at her, baffled. ‘Of what?’
‘Of powerful men.” 

Shadow and Bone



2.    “I know who I am without anyone there to tell me.” 

The Language of Thorns



3.    “The easiest way to steal a man’s wallet is to tell him you’re going to steal his watch.” 

Six of Crows



4.    “There is no pain like the pain of transformation.” 

The Language of Thorns



5.    “Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.” 
― The Language of Thorns



6.     “This goes to show you that sometimes the unseen is not to be feared and that those meant to love us most are not always the ones who do.” 


The Language of Thorns



7.    “Many boys will bring you flowers. But someday you’ll meet a boy who will learn your favorite flower, your favorite song, your favorite sweet. And even if he is too poor to give you any of them, it won’t matter because he will have taken the time to know you as no one else does. Only that boy earns your heart.” 

Six of Crows



8.    “What doesn’t kill me better run.” 

― Six of Crows



9.    “We were not made to please princes.” 

 The Language of Thorns



10.    “Maybe there were people who lived those lives. Maybe this girl was one of them. But what about the rest of us? What about the nobodies and the nothings, the invisible girls? We learn to hold our heads as if we wear crowns. We learn to wring magic from the ordinary. That was how you survived when you weren’t chosen, when there was no royal blood in your veins. When the world owed you nothing, you demanded something of it anyway.” 

― Crooked Kingdom



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