Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
What is it with you today? Says Christina on the way to breakfast. Her eyes are stillswollen from sleep and her tangled hair forms a fuzzy halo around her face. Oh, you know, I say. Sun shining. Birds chirping. She raises an eyebrow at me, as if reminding me that we are in an undergroundtunnel.
A chasm reminds us that there is a fine line between bravery and idiocy.
So this is where you grew up. Did you like it here? I guess you couldn't have, if you wanted to leave.' CHRISTINA'I liked some things and hated some things. And there were some things I didn't know I had until I lost them.' TRIS
Sometimes I forget that I can hurt you. That you are capable of being hurt
Pride is what killed Al, and it is the flaw in every Dauntless heart.
It isn't just brave that she died for me; it is brave that she did it without announcing it, without hesitation, and without appearing to consider another option.