Jace Herondale Quotes

QUOTES FROM JACE HERONDALE

 

  • “It’s a girl. Surely you’ve seen girls before, Alec. Your sister Isabelle is one.” – City of Bones
  • “We’re called Shadowhunters. At least, that’s what we call ourselves. The Downworlders have less complimentary names for us.” – City of Bones
  • “I am stunningly attractive.” – City of Bones
  • “One of the Silent Brothers is here to see you. Hodge sent me to wake you up. Actually he offered to wake you himself, but since it’s 5 a.m., I figured you’d be less cranky if you had something nice to look at.” – City of Bones
  • “It means ‘Shadowhunters: looking better in black than the widows of our enemies since 1234.” – City of Bones
  • “A diary with no drawings of me in it? Where are the torrid fantasies? The romance covers?” – City of Bones
  • “Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself.” – City of Bones
  • “If you wanted me to rip my clothes off, you should have just asked.” – City of Bones
  • “And next time you’re planning to injure yourself to get me attention, just remember that a little sweet talk works wonders.” – City of Bones
  • “In future, Clarissa, it might be wise to mention that you already have a man in your bed, to avoid such tedious situations.” – City of Bones
  • “I should have warned her about your habit of never doing what you’re told. Are those Isabelle’s clothes? They look ridiculous on you.” – City of Bones
  • “Don’t order any of the faerie food. It tends to make humans a little crazy. One minute you’re munching a faerie plum, the next minute you’re running naked down Madison Avenue with antlers on your head. Not that this has ever happened to me.” – City of Bones
  • “If there was such a thing as terminal literalism, you’d have died in childhood.” – City of Bones
  • “No swearing in church.” – City of Bones
  • “Do you remember back at the hotel when you promised that if we lived, you’d get dressed up in a nurse’s outfit and give me a sponge bath?” – City of Bones
  • “It wouldn’t be my move. First the candy and flowers, then the apology letters, then the ravenous demon hordes. In that order.” – City of Bones
  • “Enormous? Did you just call me fat? I am not fat.” – City of Ashes
  • “I don’t want to be a man. I want to be an angst-ridden teenager who can’t confront his own inner demons and takes it out verbally on other people instead.” – City of Ashes
  • “Usually I’m remarkably good natured. Try me on a day that doesn’t end in y.” – City of Ashes
  • “You can close your eyes and think of England, if you like.” – City of Ashes
  • “I know, everytime you almost die, I almost die myself.” – City of Ashes
  • “You’re not going. If I have to tie you up and sit on you until this insane whim of yours passes, you are not going to Idris.” – City of Glass
  • “My Romanian is pretty much limited to useful phrases like, ‘Are these snakes poisonous?’ and ‘But you look much too young to be a police officer.” – City of Glass
  • “You’re a disaster for us, Clary! You’re a mundane, you’ll always be one, you’ll never be a Shadowhunter! You don’t know how to think like we do, think about what’s best for everyone– all you think about is yourself! But there’s a war now, or there will be, and I don’t have time or the inclination to follow around after you, trying to make sure you don’t get us killed! Go home, Clary. Go home!” – City of Glass
  • “It’s my cologne. Eau de Recent Injury.” – City of Glass
  • “Did you ever think that in a past life Alec was an old woman with ninety cats who was always yelling at the neighborhood kids to get off her lawn? Because I do.” – City of Glass
  • “You had to make a crazy jail friend, didn’t you? You couldn’t just count ceiling tiles or tame a pet mouse like normal prisoners do?” – City of Glass
  • “Look. I don’t want to push you into anything, but do you maybe want to kiss me?” – City of Glass
  • “I have a fetish for damsels in distress.” – City of Glass
  • “You’re my sister. My sister, my blood, my family. I should want to protect you — to protect you from the sort of boys who want to do with you exactly what I want to do.” – City of Glass
  • “My heart tells me this is the best and greatest feeling I have ever had. But my mind knows the difference between wanting what you can’t have and wanting what you shouldn’t want. And I shouldn’t want you.” – City of Glass
  • “I know it’s wrong – God, it’s all kinds of wrong – but I just want to lie down with you and wake up with you, just once, just once ever in my life.” – City of Glass
  • “As if I could stop loving you. As if I would want to give up the thing that makes me stronger than anything else ever has. Since the first time I saw you, I have belonged to you completely.” – City of Glass
  • “I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if there’s a life after that, I’ll love you then.” – City of Glass
  • “I said I just wanted one night with you. But I want every night with you. And that’s why I have to slip out of your window now, like a coward. Because if I had to tell you this to your face, I couldn’t make myself go. I don’t blame you if you hate me, I wish you would. As long as I can still dream, I will dream of you.” – City of Glass
  • “You’re killing me because you want me to give a message to God for you? You’re crazier than I thought.” – City of Glass
  • “I am a man and men do not consume pink beverages. Get thee gone, woman, and bring me something brown.” – City of Glass
  • “Is this the part where you say if I hurt her, you’ll kill me?” – City of Glass
  • “Isn’t all blood dead?” – City of Glass
  • “Theoretically the planet could suddenly crack in half, leaving me on one side and you on the other, forever and tragically parted, but I’m not worried about that either. Some things are just too unlikely to dwell upon.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “I’m worried that if you get into the habit of making out with your instructors, you’ll wind up making out with him, too.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “You should have seen Alec do flips at first. I think he kicked himself in the head once.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “It’s a bit of the very last verse from Paradiso – Dante’s Paradise. ‘My will and my desire were turned by love, the love that moves the sun and the other stars.’ Dante was trying to explain faith, I think, as an overpowering love, and maybe it’s blasphemous, but that’s how I think of the way that I love you. You came into my life and suddenly I had one truth to hold on to- that I loved you, and you loved me.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “I’ve always known that about you. I don’t know why I had to fall in love with someone who’s more stubborn than I am.” – City of Fallen Angels
  • “My favorite jacket is a emergency item. Much like myself, it is both snuggly and fashionable.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “Missing, one stunningly attractive teenage boy. Answers to ‘Jace’ or ‘Hot Stuff’.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “That isn’t really an answer to my question, you know. I was expecting more of a “Hallelujah Chorus.’ I mean, it’s not every day your boyfriend comes back from the dead.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “A date. Often ‘a boring thing you have to memorize in history class,’ but in this case, ‘an offering of an evening of blisteringly white-hot romance with yours truly.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “Watching me play Scrabble is enough to make most women swoon. Imagine if I actually put in some effort.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “I hate ducks. Don’t know why. I just always have.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “Because viewing my naked chest has caused many women to seriously injure themselves stampeding to get to me.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “And I remind you of your mother now? I have got to look into a manlier cologne.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “I fell in love with you because you were one of the bravest people I’d ever known. So how could I ask you to stop being brave just because I loved you.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “I always figured a demon would kill me. A rogue Downworlder. A battle. But I realized then that I just might die if I didn’t get to kiss you, and soon.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “If I kiss you all day, everyday, for the rest of my life, it won’t be enough.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “Okay, so maybe our problems aren’t like other couples.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “My heart is your heart. My hands are your hands.” – City of Lost Souls
  • “You can’t talk people into not breaking up with you. Or maybe you can. Who can say? I’ll give it a try.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “It smells like heartbreak in here.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Let me guess. The Clave’s called for a Council. Another meeting.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I love you. I don’t say it often enough. I love you.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I was figuring I could sulk for Idris in the next Olympics.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “You can’t walk up and down the street with an unsheathed weapon. I mean, you can, but it’s likely to get us some odd looks.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “It’s your first real weapon, one that belongs to you. The Morgenstern name isn’t cursed, Clary. It’s a glorious old Shadowhunter name that goes back hundreds of years. The morning star.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “That’s what happens when you fall. Everything that was bright about you becomes dark. As brilliant as you once were, that’s how evil you become. It’s a long way to fall.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Why not just stay here and stab fifty of our own people to death? Save the time?” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I could slice you apart. See if you can survive in tiddlywink-size pieces. Or cut off your head, it might not kill you, but it would be fun watching you try to find it.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “He said when I met him that he believes that a debt is owed the Herondales. I’m a Herondale. He’d want to see me.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Weapons, when they break and are mended, can be stronger at the mended place. Perhaps hearts are the same.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I only have two reactions to bad news. Uncontrollable rage and then a sharp left turn into boiling self-hatred.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “You’re brave and brilliant, and you’re perfect and I love you. I just love you and I always have. And the actions of some lunatic aren’t going to change that.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Your mother will think I’m trying to take advantage of you and chase me around the room with a fireplace poker.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “What is it about mundanes and their overwhelming compulsion to state the obvious?” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Are you still mad because I broke your phone? Because you broke my wrist, so I’d say we’re even.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Clary. Did you kidnap Emma Carstairs?” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “But from now on Herondales owe the Carstairs. Okay? Remember that.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “If a demon grabbed me every time I was obnoxious to Simon, I’d have died the day you met me.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I think they’ll probably put that on my gravestone: ‘He Was Heterosexual and Had Low Expectations.'” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Who’s there? Of course, even I, as a Shadowhunter, have seen enough movies to know that anyone who yells ‘Who’s there?’ is going to be instantly killed.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Goddamn it, I hate it when Simon is right.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Last time you were starving, I gave you my blood. It was a little homoerotic, maybe, but I’m secure in my sexuality.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I did the math, with my father’s letters and the time of the Uprising. I was born in January.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I loved you recklessly from the moment I knew you. I never cared about the consequences.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Is this so they have to go back to the fortress naked and their embarrassment will negatively affect their morale? Because that seems complicated.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “I think I want to be a Herondale.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “If you’re trying to distract me from talking about my feelings, you’re not being very subtle about it. You know I make speeches. It’s okay. You don’t have to make them back. Just tell me you love me.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “What happens in the demon realms stays in the demon realms.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Every time I think I’m missing a piece of me, you give it back.” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “Herondale, on the other hand, is melodic. Dulcet, one might say. Think of the sound of ‘Clary Herondale.'” – City of Heavenly Fire
  • “And that constellation right there, that’s the Rabbit. See how it has ears?” – Lady Midnight
  • “I didn’t think I could have you. It was like being in Hell. I would have done anything for you. I still would.” – Lady Midnight
  • “Either you’ve been fighting the forces of evil or you’ve come from a much wilder party than we have.” – Lady Midnight
  • “I was going to give a toast and it was going to be glorious. Simon would never be able to show his face in public again.” – Lady Midnight
  • “Pizza thralls? This is without doubt, the weirdest – seems serious. I mean, addictive demon powders and all.” – Lady Midnight
  • “Clary’s got Nightshade pinned in a corner. He’s pretty nimble for such an old vampire.” – Lady Midnight
  • “Mark Blackthorn. I’d be polite and say you’ve changed, but you haven’t.” – Lady Midnight
  • “Among Shadowhunters, your last name is deeply meaningful. The Herondales have been a family who have shaped the destinies of Shadowhunters for generations.” – Lord of Shadows
  • “When you see Tessa again, and you will, she can tell you about Will Herondale.” – Lord of Shadows
  • “You might think you want to die, but trust me – you don’t.” – Lord of Shadows
  • “Herondales can’t resist a challenge.” – Lord of Shadows
  • “We’re Shadowhunters. You’ll find that the crisis is never over.” – Lord of Shadows
  • “Some of us are very handsome dust.” – Lord of Shadows

 

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