Darren Shan Quotes

Life is a challenge” he once told me, “and only those who rise to the challenge truly know what it means to live. -Darren Shan, Vampire Mountain

But in life we don’t usually get to choose the time of our defining moments. We just have to stand and face them when they come, no matter what sort of a state we’re in. -Darren Shan, Sons of Destiny

Even in death may you triumphant -Darren Shan

A world of “if”s, but it would make no difference. If I could go back in time… but I couldn’t. The past was behind me. The best thing now would be to stop looking over my shoulder. It was time to forget the past and look to the present and future. – Darren Shan, A Living Nightmare

Real life’s nasty. It’s cruel. It doesn’t care about heroes and happy endings and the way things should be. In real life, bad things happen. People die. Fights are lost. Evil often wins. -Darren Shan