Jenny Han Quotes

Jenny Han Quotes

Moments, when lost, can't be found again. They're just gone.

It's the imperfections that make things beautiful

Would you rather live one perfect day over and over or live your life with no perfect days but just decent ones?

There hadn’t been one specific moment. It was like gradualy waking up. You go from being asleep to the space between dreaming and awake and then into consciousness. It’s a slow process, but when you’re awake, there’s no mistaking it. There was no mistaking that it had been love.

Love is scary: it changes; it can go away. That's the part of the risk. I don't want to be scared anymore.

Don’t marry him. Don’t be with him. Be with me.

I love Jere more than anybody. He’s my brother, my family. I hate myself for doing this. But when I see you two together, I hate him too.” His voice broke.
“Don’t marry him. Don’t be with him. Be with me.

If love is like a possession, maybe my letter are like my exorcisms

I delete the picture of him from my phone; I delete his number. I think that if I just delete him enough, it will be like none of it ever happened and my heart won't hurt so badly

Smirking, he says, "Whatever spell you just tried to cast on me, it didn't work, so I think you need to go back to Hogwarts.

Sometimes I think I’ll never trust another girl the way I trust you.

It’s hard to throw away history. It was like you were throwing away a part of yourself.

When boy likes you, you say no thank you. You don't kick him on the ground.

Do you think there's a difference? Between belonging with and belonging to?

Susannah continued. "If and when I go off slow dancing in the ever after, I don't want to look like I've been stuck in a hospital room my whole life. I at least want to be tan.

How was I supposed to know what’s real and what’s not? It feels like I’m the only one who doesn’t know the difference.

Sometimes it’s like people are a million times more beautiful to you in your mind. It’s like you see them through a special lens - but maybe if it’s how you see them,that’s how they really are. It’s like the whole tree falling in the forest thing.

People are gonna disappoint you sometimes. We’re flawed creatures. Not one of us is perfect, not even you, and you’ve gotta let people mess up and then you’ve gotta forgive them. That’s just life.

Things can’t stay the same forever, Annemarie. People change; they grow up. That’s the way it’s supposed to happen.

When something that terrible, that horrible happens to you, you don’t want to talk about it with anyone. You want to bury it deep inside you and let it rest in peace. You want to forget it ever happened. You want to stay home from school.

people who don’t face their problems head-on are the worst kind of cowards.

I wonder, though... what would it be like? To be that close to a boy and have him see all of you, no holding back. Would it be scary only for a second or two, or would it be scary the whole time? What if I didn't like it at all? Or what if I liked it too much? It's a lot to think about.

I’m clenching my fists so tight my fingernails leave red crescent moons on my skin. I feel a surge, a heat roar up inside me. As bad as I’m hurting now, he’ll hurt ten times worse. That’s the only thing that keeps me going.

I need peace," I say, closing my eyes. "I need to replenish myself with peace.

But I don't think people change at the core.

I hate change more than almost anything.

Él no me dio flores o dulces. Me dio la luna y las estrellas. El infinito.

I didn't have that kind of friendship, the forever kind of friendship that will last your whole life through, no matter what.

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