Relationships dont always make sense. Especially from the outside.Love, RelationshipsSarah Dessen in Along for the Ride
Because this is what happens when you try to run from the past. It just doesn’t catch up, it overtakes... blotting out the future.PastSarah Dessen in Just Listen
You should never be surprised when someone treats you with respect, you should expect it.Self-Confidence, RespectSarah Dessen in Keeping the Moon
You know, when it works, love is pretty amazing. It's not overrated. There's a reason for all those songs.LoveSarah Dessen in This Lullaby
It's just that... I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is.Life, Failures, Beginning, ScarsSarah Dessen in The Truth About Forever
Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.Music, MemoriesSarah Dessen in Just Listen
Some things don't last forever, but some things do. Like a good song, or a good book, or a good memory you can take out and unfold in your darkest times, pressing down on the corners and peering in close, hoping you still recognize the person you see there.Memories, EternitySarah Dessen in This Lullaby
I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed.Love, Trust, Breakup & Lovesick, Falling in loveSarah Dessen in This Lullaby
There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.HeartSarah Dessen in Just Listen
No relationship is perfect, ever. There are always some ways you have to bend, to compromise, to give something up in order to gain something greater...The love we have for each other is bigger than these small differences. And that's the key. It's like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. Love can make up for a lot.Love, RelationshipsSarah Dessen in This Lullaby
There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.Love, Falling in loveSarah Dessen in The Truth About Forever
Mad Hatter: 'Have I gone Mad?'
Alice: 'I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.'
My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.Life, Work & CarreerLewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland
'It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards,' says the White Queen to Alice.MemoriesLewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland
'And what is the use of a book,' thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversation?'BooksLewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland
Alice came to a fork in the road. 'Which road do I take?' she asked.
'Where do you want to go?' responded the Cheshire Cat.
'I don't know,' Alice answered.
'Then,' said the Cat, 'it doesn't matter.'
If everybody minded their own business, the world would go around a great deal faster than it does.Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland
'I don't think...'
'Then you shouldn't talk', said the Hatter.
I can't go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.PastLewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland
I fear feeling my heart break a second time, because I'm not sure I could survive it. I'd rather live alone than risk the pain.Breakup & LovesickNora Roberts in Face the Fire
'I've never been the one. Not for anybody.'
He closed the distance between them.
'You’ll get used to it.' He tipped her face up to his, kissed her.
'Why? Why am I the one?'
'Because my life opened up, and it flooded with color when you walked back into it.'
Do you know how many ways love can hit you? So it makes you happy, or miserable? It makes you sick in the belly or hurt in the heart. It makes everything brighter and sharper, or it blurs all the edges. It makes you feel like a king or a fool.LoveNora Roberts in Black Hills
Broken hearts healed. Maybe the cracks were always there, like thin scars, but they healed. People lived and worked, laughed and ate, walked and talked with those cracks.
For many, even the scars healed and they loved again.
Some things in life are out of your control. You can make it a party or a tragedy.Nora Roberts in Vision in White
The measure of love is to love without measure.LoveCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
There are so many worse things than death. Not to be loved or not to be able to love: that is worse.Love, DeathCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
Every meeting led to a parting, and so it would, as long as life was mortal. In every meeting there was some of the sorrow of parting, but in everything parting there was some of the joy of meeting as well.Life, Breakup & Lovesick, Farewell, BeginningCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
I thought perhaps that when you told me you did not love me that my own feelings would fall away and atrophy, but they have not. They have grown every day. I love you now more desperately, this moment, than I have ever loved you before, and in an hour I will love you more than that.Cassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
Do not seek revenge and call it justice.Revenge, JusticeCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
There is more to living than not dying.Life, DeathCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
Men may be stronger, but it is women who endure.Men, WomenCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
No one can say that death found in me a willing comrade, or that I went easily.DeathCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
It has been the privilege and the honor of my life to know you.Cassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
I am catastrophically in love with you.LoveCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
Life is a book and there are a thousand pages I have not yet read. - Will, p. 502Life, BooksCassandra Clare in Chroniken der Schattenjäger - Chroniken der Schattenjäger
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.PastF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.KissingF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.AlcoholF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.Solitude & Being AloneF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
Gatsby turned out all right in the end. It is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.Curiosity, Falling in loveF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.SummerF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
All right... I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.CriticismF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby