Quotes

These are all of the quotes I find worthy of taking down. Soak them in. Enjoy them.

“Everything nourishes what is strong already. But if it only be a slight, thin sort of indication, I am convinced that one good sonnet will starve it entirely away.” -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“She was convinced that she could be happy with him, when it was no longer likely they should meet.” -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her. He really believed that , were it not for the inferiority of her connections, he should be in some danger.” -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

“Why should unhappiness be so much more powerful than happiness?” -Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club

“In love we find out who we want to be; in war we find out who we are.” -Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

“He loves a version of me that is incomplete. I always thought it was what I wanted, to be loved and admired. Now I think perhaps I’d like to be known.” -Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

“She wanted to bottle how safe she felt in this moment, so she could drink of it later when loneliness and fear left her parched.” -Kristin Hannah, The Nightingale

“God is a thing I think I see in glimmers all over: an enormous and vague warmth I sometimes catch pulsing around me, giving me shivers and making tears prick my eyes; a mysterious and limitless Thing threaded through all the world and refusing to be reduced to a name or a set of rules and instead winding itself through millions of stories, true and made up, connecting all breathing things.” -Emily Henry, The Love that Split the World

“Learn to listen listen with your bones, let the story fill you.” -Emily Henry, The Love that Split the World

“I want to go down to the field, to stand with this boy between the sky and the grass until every part of me touches every layer of the world.” -Emily Henry, The Love that Split the World

“Recognizing someone as a part of you before they’ve even become that person in your life, and knowing, without a doubt, that neither of you will ever be who you are in this exact moment ever again and believing, against all odds, you will continue to belong to one another despite that.” -Emily Henry, The Love that Split the World

“I’m a tree growing; I’m sun warming the earth. An avalanche and a wave glancing off rock, and oil sliding through the palms of ancient hands, and in all that time, I’m also me and nothing else.” -Emily Henry, The Love that Split the World

“A person’s death isn’t their whole life.” -Shaun David Hutchinson, Violent Ends

“It is a pity to still find a suicide that is not for love.” -Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

“Tell him yes, even if you are dying of fear, even if you are sorry later, because whatever you do, you will be sorry all the rest of your life if you say no.” – Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

“All at once we were madly, clumsily, shamelessly, agonizingly in love with each other.” -Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

“I know enough now to know I know nothing.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“I think we should stop asking people in their twenties what they want to do and start asking them what they don’t want to do.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“Forget the facts and remember the feelings.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“Someday you will wake up feeling 51 percent happy and slowly, molecule by molecule, you will feel like yourself again.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“I want to have conversations about real things with people who have experienced real things.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“When people are nervous and put on the spot, they tend to show you who they really are.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“Adventure and danger can be good for your heart and soul. Violence and desperation are brutal things to search out. Why search out the horror? It’s around us in real ways everyday.” -Amy Poehler, Yes Please

“She had Park’s songs in her head- and in her chest, somehow.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“He made her feel like more than the sum of her parts.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“Park’s face was like art. And not weird, ugly art either. Park had the sort of face you painted because you didn’t want history to forget it.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“She wanted to lose herself in him. To tie his arms around her like a tourniquet. If she showed him how much she needed him, he’d run away.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“Someday, she thought, somebody’s going to wake up to this every morning.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“She held his beautiful face and kissed him like it was the end of the world.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“You saved my life, she tried to tell him. Not forever, not for good. Probably just temporarily. But you save my life, and now I’m yours. The me that’s me right now is yours. Always.” -Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor and Park

“I relied too much on Jason for the oxygen that would make that spark a flame; if he doubted my work, or said negative things about my lack of productivity, the spark cooled and died.” -Leigh Stein, Land of Enchantment

“Maybe I was scared that it wouldn’t matter what I did with my life if I had no one at my side to watch me do it.” -Leigh Stein, Land of Enchantment

“I idolized Sylvia because she gave me the words for my experience, but I’ve come to realize I was more like Eva Braun, wanting to be taken seriously, yet also survive.” -Leigh Stein, Land of Enchantment

“Is it the poet in me who’s so drawn to the idea of suicide weather, the paradox of the bright clear day that says die?” -Leigh Stein, Land of Enchantment

“The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.” -Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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