“…love is the sum of our choices, the strength of our commitments, the ties that bind us together.”
“I am always amazed that so many people are concerned with wanting to be what they are not;What is the point of making yourself look ridiculous?
You don’t always have to pretend to be strong,there is no need to prove all the time that everything is going well,you shouldn’t be concerned about what other people are thinking.
Cry if you need to,it’s good to cry out all your tears,because only then you will be able to smile again…”
“Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.”
“She’s cinematic and I’m a fucking sitcom.”
“Because I was with you,” he tells her. “I feel better when I’m with you.”
“The thing with your heart’s desire is that your heart doesn’t even know what it desires until it turns up. Like a tie at a tag sale, some perfect thing in a crate of nothing, you were just there, uninvited, and now suddenly the party was over and you were all I wanted. I hadn’t even been looking, not for you, and now you were my heart’s desire.”
“Everybody’s damaged by something.”
“If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I’m neurotic as hell. I’ll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.”
“He wondered how it could have taken him so long to realize he cared for her, and he told her so, and she called him an idiot, and he decl ared that it was the finest thing that ever a man had been called.”
“People love talking, and I have never been a huge talker. I carry on an inner monologue, but the words often don’t reach my lips.”
“You try every trick in the book to keep her. You write her letters. You quote Neruda. You cancel your Facebook. You give her the passwords to all your e-mail accounts. Because you know in your lying cheater’s heart that sometimes a start is all we ever get.”
“We fight and fight and fight. We fight no matter the cost of battle, the losses we take, the improbability of success. We fight to the very end. It’s not a question of courage. It’s something constitutional, an inability to let go. It may be nothing more than life-hungry stupidity.”
“If Pheobe lost herself in her own little world, it would be like dying.”
“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.”
“If you do something too good, then, after a while, if you don’t watch it, you start showing off. And then you’re not as good any more.”
“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.”
“The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes.”
“He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.”