by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Fate and Free Will Quotes in Beautiful Creatures
How we cite our quotes: (Date.Paragraph)
"Sometimes I wish I could act like everyone else, but I can't change who I am. I've tried." (9.12.71)
Lena feels fated to be different than all the other girls in school, as though that's a bad thing. Shmoop thinks it's actually pretty neat.
"Nothing in my life is a coincidence." (9.12.140)
Lena seems a little young not to believe in coincidence, but Macon echoes that sentiment. It's no coincidence that Lena ended up in Gatlin, is it?