politeness is deception in pretty packaging

The signs as Divergent quotes
  • Aries: “Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”
  • Taurus: “Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.”
  • Gemini: “It must require bravery to be honest all the time.”
  • Cancer: “Then I realize what it is. It's him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.”
  • Leo: "I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different.”
  • Virgo: “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”
  • Libra: “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.”
  • Scorpio: “Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up”
  • Sagittarius: "Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.”
  • Capricorn: “Somewhere inside me is a merciful, forgiving person. Somewhere there is a girl who tries to understand what people are going through, who accepts that people do evil things and that desperation leads them to darker places than they ever imagined. I swear she exists. But if I saw her, I wouldn't recognize her.”
  • Aquarius: "Who cares about pretty? I'm going for noticeable.”
  • Pisces: “People tend to overestimate my character," I say quietly. "They think that because I'm small, or a girl, or a Stiff, I can't possibly be cruel. But they're wrong.”
Divergent: Sentence Starters
  • “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”
  • “Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”
  • "I might be in love with you."
  • "I would only go if there was cake."
  • “I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren't all that different.”
  • "_______________ would probably throw a party if I stopped breathing."
  • “Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.”
  • “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”
  • “Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up.”
  • “I am selfish. I am brave.”
  • “You think my first instinct is to protect you."
  • "My first instinct is to push you until you break, just to see how hard I have to press."
  • "Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.”
  • “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.”
  • “It must require bravery to be honest all the time.”
  • “I feel like someone breathed new air into my lungs."
  • "You're afraid of moths?"
  • "Tough as cotton balls."
  • “Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.”
  • “Can you be a girl for a few seconds?"
  • “Who cares about pretty? I'm going for noticeable.”
  • "Are you afraid of me?"
  • “You know, most boys would enjoy being trapped in close quarters with a girl."
  • "Not claustrophobic people."
  • “Human beings as a whole cannot be good for long before the bad creeps back in and poisons us again.”
  • “People tend to overestimate my character."
  • “What did you do, memorize a map of the city for fun?”
  • "Didn't you?"
  • "One choice can transform you."
The signs as Divergent quotes

aries:  “I am selfish. I am brave” 

taurus: “One Choice, decided your friends. One Choice, defines your beliefs.One Choice, determines your loyalties - Forever. ONCE CHOICE CAN TRANSFORM YOU” 

gemini: “Who cares about pretty? I’m going for noticeable.” 

cancer: “Sometimes, the best way to help someone is just to be near them.” 

leo: “Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.” 

virgo: “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.” 

libra: “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.” 

scorpio: “Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up”

sagittarius: “Sometimes crying or laughing are the only options left, and laughing feels better right now.” 

capricorn: “I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren’t all that different” 

aquarius: “…there is power in self-sacrifice.” 

pisces: “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.” 

anonymous asked:

Types as quotes from the divergent series (if you have read them)?

ESTP: “Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”

ESFP: “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”

ISTP: “Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up”

ISFP: “I like to hurt people too. I can make the cruelest choice. The difference is, sometimes I don’t, and you always do, and that makes you evil.”

ENTP: “The truth has a way of changing people’s plans.”

INTP: “Officially, of course, we’re all to be treated the same, yes? But that is rarely put into practice.”

ENFP: “I figured I would shoot the bullets out of my nostrils, so I left it upstairs.

INFP: “Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged.”

ESTJ: “Cruelty does not make a person dishonest, the same way bravery does not make a person kind.” 

ISTJ: “Everything has changed and it won’t stop changing anytime soon.”

ESFJ: “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.”

ISFJ: “I have a theory that selflessness and bravery aren’t all that different.”

ENTJ: “I didn’t know that idiocy caused people to just start spontaneously bleeding from the nose.” 

INTJ: “We both have war inside us. Sometimes it keeps us alive. Sometimes it threatens to destroy us.”

ENFJ: “Human beings as a whole cannot be good for long before the bad creeps back in and poisons us again.”

INFJ: “People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets. You believe you know them, that you understand them, but their motives are always hidden from you, buried in their own hearts. You will never know them, but sometimes you decide to trust them.” 

anonymous asked:

Types as divergent quotes. P.S. I love your blog

ISTJ: “Scrubbing the floor when no one else wanted to was something that my mother would have done. If I can’t be with her, the least I can do is act like her sometimes.”

ISFJ: “I have your back. I didn’t mean only when it’s easy. All the time.”

INFJ: “In some parts of the ancient world, the hawk symbolized the sun. Back when I got this, I figured if I always had the sun on me, I wouldn’t be afraid of the dark”

INTJ: “What good is a prepared body if you have a scattered mind?”

ISTP: “Becoming fearless isn’t the point. That’s impossible. It’s learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.”

ISFP: “I chose Dauntless not because they are perfect, but because they are alive, they are free.”

INFP: “Human reason can excuse any evil; that is why it’s so important that we don’t rely on it.”

INTP: “Politeness is deception in pretty packaging.”

ESTP: “We believe in bravery. We believe in taking action. We believe in freedom from fear and in acquiring the skills to force the bad out of our world so that the good can prosper and thrive. If you also believe in those things, we welcome you.”

ESFP: “I wipe my face with my sleeve, laughing so hard my stomach hurts. If my entire life is like this, loud laughter and bold action and the kind of exhaustion you feel after a hard but satisfying day, I will be content.”

ENFP: “I don’t want to be just one thing. I want to be brave and selfless and intelligent and honest and kind.”

ENTP: “Our minds move in a dozen different directions. We can’t be confined to one way of thinking, and that terrifies our leaders.”

ESTJ: “A brave man acknowledges the strength of others.”

ESFJ: “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery, in the courage that drives one person to stand up for another.”

ENFJ: “We can’t survive alone, but even if we could, we wouldn’t want to.”

ENTJ: “There is power in controlling something that can do so much damage - in controlling something, period.”