“Clary, you’re an artist, like your mother. That means you see the world in ways that other people don’t. It’s your gift to see the beauty and the horror in things. It doesn’t make you crazy - just different. There’s nothing wrong with being different.”
“Love isn’t moral or immoral,” said Clary. “It just is.”
“I know,” Simon said.
“But the actions we take in the name of love, those are moral or immoral.”
Behind every legend there is truth, beyond our world her journey begins
Lily Collins | @ Vanity Fair Oscar Party (2013)
“I realized the quirky things that make you different are what make you beautiful.”
Lily Collins | Vogue May 2013
His palms smooth down her back. He can feel her breathing against him; a gasp in between kisses. Her thin fingers are in his hair, on the back of his neck, tangling gently, and he remembers the medianox flower and the first time he saw it and thought: here is something too beautiful to properly belong in this world.