Quotes by David Levithan

David Levithan is an American young adult fiction author and editor. His first book, Boy Meets Boy, was published by Knopf Books for Young Readers in 2003.

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I am constantly torn between killing myself and killing everyone around me.

David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
 
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'It was a mistake,' you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.

Breakup & LovesickDavid Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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I wake up thinking of yesterday. The joy is in remembering; the pain is in knowing it was yesterday.

Memories, PastDavid Levithan, Every Day
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We always see our worst selves. Our most vulnerable selves. We need someone else to get close enough to tell us we’re wrong. Someone we trust.

Friendship, RelationshipsDavid Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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It would be too easy to say that I feel invisible. Instead, I feel painfully visible, and entirely ignored.

Solitude & Being AloneDavid Levithan
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There will always be more questions. Every answer leads to more questions. The only way to survive is to let some of them go.

Forgiveness & Mercy, Questions, Quotes to think aboutDavid Levithan, Every Day
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This is why we call people exes, I guess - because the paths that cross in the middle end up separating at the end. It's too easy to see an X as a cross-out. It's not, because there's no way to cross out something like that. The X is a diagram of two paths.

Breakup & LovesickDavid Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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I want love to conquer all. But love can't conquer anything. It can't do anything on it's own. It relies on us to do the conquering on its behalf.

LoveDavid Levithan, Every Day
 
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Kindness connects to who you are, while niceness connects to how you want to be seen.

Kindness, Quotes to think aboutDavid Levithan, Every Day
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Trying to write about love is ultimately like trying to have a dictionary represent life. No matter how many words there are, there will never be enough.

Words, Love, WritingDavid Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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It scares me how hard it is to remember life before you. I can't even make the comparisons anymore, because my memories of that time have all the depth of a photograph. It seems foolish to play games of better and worse. It's simply a matter of is and is no longer.

Love declerationsDavid Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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It's one thing to fall in love. It's another to feel someone else fall in love with you, and to feel a responsibility toward that love.

Love, Falling in loveDavid Levithan - Every Day
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When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together, even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.

Breakup & LovesickDavid Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson
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