Alive (The Generations Trilogy #1)

A millennium’s worth of lies leads to a single truth—the future belongs to the young, if the old would kindly die and get the hell out of the way.

Choices have consequences.

Don't base reality on what you have seen when you have seen very little.

He's trying to control me, and he wants to use his religion to do that. Religion isn't just a power word- the word is power itself.

(If you run, your enemy will hunt you. Kill your enemy, and you are forever free.)

If you run, your enemy will hunt you. Kill your enemy, and you are forever free.

It must be so easy to judge the decisions of someone else when you sit back and do nothing.

I've never been this dirty. I've never been this sweaty and disgusting. I've never been this afraid, this thirsty, this alone".
"I haven't been a good leader, but--people are counting on me to take them to safety. I don't know if I'm twelve or twenty or if I'm twenty and I don't think age matters anymore-------
There is a way out. I will find a way out.

I was created to be destroyed.

The dead don’t care what you say, but maybe the words you speak at a graveside aren’t for the dead at all. Maybe those words are for the living.

Those that don’t know history aren’t poisoned by it.

We go straight". I say again. "If we start making turns, we might not know what direction is what. If we keep going straight, at least we know how to get back to where we came from if we get into trouble. I know it's tiring, but walking uphill is a good thing-every step we take is a step closer to getting out."

"I see shoulders droop, I hear heavy sighs. They don't want to agree with me; they want to go the easier way".

We will not be used. We will not let them change us. They think we are property? They are mistaken.

What I thought was a sea of dust is an ocean of death.

Yes...blood is the price of all things.