Collected Quotes from “Paper Towns”

Best Of “Each of us starts out as a watertight vessel. And these things happen: these people leave us, or don’t love us, or don’t get us, or we don’t get them, and we lose and fail and hurt one another. And the vessel starts…

Collected Quotes from The Fault in Our Stars

““You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, […] but you do have some say in who hurts you.” — Augustus Waters – The Fault in Our Stars – Page 313 “My thoughts are stars I can’t fathom into constellations.” —…

Collected Book Quotes: If I Stay

Chapter 14 “Seventeen is an inconvenient time to be in love.” — “Chapter 14.” If I Stay (Page 99) “I had broken through some invisible barrier and could finally play the pieces like I heard them being played in my head, and the result had…

Collected Quotes from Where She Went

“I know what I did to you was wrong, but at the time it also felt so necessary to my survival. I don’t know if those two things can both be true but that’s how it was.” — Where She Went: Chapter 20 – Page…

Collected Quotes: God Help The Child

Best Of “I’ll never forget it, and even if I tried to, the scars, let alone the same, wouldn’t let me.” —  “Bride.” God Help The Child – Page 29 “[…] my sex life became sort of like Diet Coke – deceptively sweet minus nutrition.”…

Collected Quotes: The Bluest Eye

“He had been reared in a family proud of its academic accomplishments and its mixed blood-in fact, they believed the former was based on the latter. […] With the confidence born of a conviction of superiority, they performed well at schools. They were industrious, orderly,…

Collected Quotes From: Recovery Road

No matter what I do now, there are certain doors I have already closed, certain opportunities I’ll never get back. […] It is what it is. —  “Part 5/ Chapter 4.” Recovery Road – Page 209 It’s not perfect. […] Which is different than not…

Collected Quotes: The Color Purple

[…] tell the truth, have you ever found God in church? I never did. I just found a bunch of folks hoping for him to show. Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me, And I think all the other folks…