Anita Blake Quotes
"I wondered if screaming at her would make her go away any faster. Naw, she'd probably cry."

"Oh well how bad could it be? Watching strangers get blitzed out of their mind's. If I was lucky, maybe someone would throw up in my car."

"There's nothing like ruining the calm of a hundred-year-old vampire
to boost a girl's morale."

"A vampire junkie. Surely to God, I'd seen everything now."

""You smell of other people's blood, ma petite." I smiled at him, sweetly. "It was no one you knew.""

"I met is eyes and said, "I killed the things that gave me this scar." He smiled broadly, showing just a hint of fang. "What a lovely coincidence. So did I.""

"I think she believed I'd do it. Peachy keen. I hate to waste a really good threat."

"I could get by on four hours sleep, for a while. I could not work nearly as long if Aubrey tore my throat out. Guess I would go to work."

"Bert would take money for a hit on the Pope if he thought he could get away with it."

"As long as he didn't flash that smile at the wrong time and get molested by nuns, we would be safe."

"But wait we could go shopping now and be threatened by vampires in the evening. A perfect way to spend a Saturday night."

"Sweat was trickling down my spine. The brave vampire slayer. If they could see me now."

"The smile came, a soft curl of lips. The serpent must have smiled at Eve like that. I have this nice, shiny apple for you. Want some candy little girl?"

"Nothing to fear, folks, just your friendly nieghborhood animator. Right."

"Maybe I'd have a brilliant idea scrubbing goat blood off my skin."

"Me, big, tough vampire slayer, no throw up at the sight of decapitated heads. Right."

"I talk to myself everyone once in a while. Give myself very good advice. Sometimes I even take it."

"They were treating me like a very dangerous person. At five-three I am not imposing. Raise the dead, kill a few vampires, and people start considering you one of the monsters."

"Oh God. The most powerful voodoo priestess in the Midwest was acting like a scorned lover. Shit."

"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read."

"Stupidity isn't punishable by death. If it was, there would be a hell of a population drop."

"Pimps beware. I was bringing the Master as backup. It was like carrying a thermonuclear device to kill ants. Overkill has always been a specialty of mine."

"The guard station looked like a WWII bunker, complete with machine guns. In case the dead should rise all at once and make for freedom. It had never happened here in St. Louis, but it had happened as close as Kansas City."

"Whad did they think I was going to do, steal a body? If I wanted to, I could empty the damn place and get every corpse to play follow the leader. Perhaps that was why I needed watching. Perhaps."

"Reubans stopped in the doorway and hissed at me, You are an abomination before God." "Jesus loves you, too," I said, smiling."

"If only I believed that Jean-Claude would make things that simple. Nothing was ever simple where he was concerned. If I learned anything about the murders tonight, I'd pay for it, but not in money. Jean-Claude seemed to have plenty of that. No, his coin was more painful, more intimate, more bloody. And I had volunteered to go see him. Stupid, Anita, very stupid."

"I wanted to wiipe the grin off his face with a fist. I resisted the urge. Who says I have no self-control?"

"Curiosity killed the cat. Here was hoping it didn't do the same for animators."

"Richard looked comfortable. Jean-Claude looked as if he were wating for a roving photgrapher to come by. The two men in my life. I could barely stand it."

"George hadn't struck me as dangerous enough to take out shapeshifters, but then I'd thought he was genuinely grieving. Genuinely worried about his wife. What the hell did I know?"

"Larry Kirkland, zombie-raiser in training, had dropped the decapitated bird. It did the little headless chicken dance and sprayed both of us with blood."

"I decided to ignore it. If the poodle got loose, I figured I could take it. I was armed."

""You are an irritating son of a bitch." "Ah, ma petite, how can I resist you when you whisper such sweet endearments to me?""

"He could have the bed. I'd take the couch. What could be more innocent? Biker Nuns from Hell, but besides that."

"I hoped he was right, but one thing I've learned about vampires-they keep pulling new rabbits out of their cloaks. Big, fanged, carnivorous bunnies that'll eat your eyeballs if you're not paying attention."

"One of the things that's kept me alive is shooting first and asking questions later. Doing it the other way around was no way to stay alive."

"How many torture rooms could a house this size have? Don't answer that."

"How do you tell if a vampire is dead? Sometimes he didn't have a pulse, or a heartbeat, or didn't breathe. Shit, again."