E. Lockhart Quotes

E. Lockhart Quotes

He was contemplation and enthusiasm. Ambition and strong coffee. I could have looked at him forever.

It shattered something inside me that hadn't been broken before.

Someone once wrote that a novel should deliver a series of small astonishments. I get the same thing spending an hour with you.

Better than chocolate, being with you last night. Silly me, I thought that nothing was better than chocolate.

They know that tragedy is not glamorous. They know it doesn't play out in life as it does on a stage or between the pages of a book. It is neither a punishment meted out nor a lesson conferred. Its horrors are not attributable to one single person. Tragedy is ugly and tangled, stupid and confusing.

When you hate someone you used to love, and you think he's done something awful - he probably has.

It's not objective. It's subjective.” Katya hooks her bra behind her back. “It's just what you think, not the truth.

I think it was the institution...I was trying to master it.

Maybe a friend is someone who wants your updates. Even if they're boring. Or sad. Or annoyingly cutesy. A friend says "Sign me up for your boring crap, yes indeed"-because he likes you anyways. He'll tolerate your junk

See the world as it is, not as you wish it would be

One day, she ventured to the palace library and was delighted to find what good company books could be.

I can't forget things, or ignore them-bad things that happen," I said. "I'm a lay-it-all-out person, a dwell-on-it person, an obsess-about-it person. If I hold things in and try to forget or pretend, I become a madman and have panic attacks. I have to talk.

She will not be simple and sweet.
She will not be what people tell her she should be.

Always do what you're afraid to do.

I know they're not getting divorced or anything, but when your parents argue it makes the whole universe seem like it's tipping, like everything could change if they got mad enough at each other, like the world isn't a safe place.

And of course, that's true, isn't it? The world is not a safe place.

..we'll deal with it, because the good outweighs the bad.

Get over it, Roo. If you have friends who actually like you, you’re popular enough.

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