Sarah Addison Allen Quotes

Sarah Addison Allen Quotes

If a man has so much heat he burns your skin when he touches you, he's the devil. Run away

Don't be vain. What you look like doesn't matter. It's the deed that matters.

The word lethologica describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.

I think Heaven will be like a first kiss.

Every life needs a little space. It leaves room for good things to enter it.

If anyone had been paying attention to the signs, they would have realized that air turns white when things are about to change, that paper cuts mean there's more to what's written on the page than meets the eye, and that birds are always out to protect you from things you don't see.

People always say life is too short for regrets. But the truth is, it's too long.

Sometimes you weren't supposed to share pain. Sometimes it was best just to deal with it alone.

You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-respect out of the equation.

Happiness is a risk. If you’re not a little scared, then you’re not doing it right.

I needed to stop being what everyone thought I was.

Fate never promises to tell you everything up front. You aren't always shown the path in life you're supposed to take. But if there was one thing she'd learned in the past few weeks, it was that sometimes, when you're really lucky, you meet someone with a map.

She wished she had known back then. Known that happiness isn't a point in time you leave behind. It's what's ahead of you. Every single day.

Stability was overrated. Crises and adventures, on the other hand, could actually teach you something.

Candy is my religion.

It had always fascinated him that she'd consumed so many words, that her head was full of stories, told a thousand different ways.

Once he'd asked, "Don't you want to read? There are hundreds of books in the sitting room."

She had laughed and said, "I've read them all. I want to remember them the way they were. If I read them now, the endings will have changed.

But he’d loved only Eby. You didn't need a mirror to tell you that you were beautiful when you had proof like that.

He loved that she made him something he never thought he'd been capable of being. Someone who stayed.

He didn't think he belonged here, so she was making him face some uncomfortable facts. People adapt. People change. You can grow where you're planted.

Under her thick pancake makeup, her skin had been pockmarked, but he would stare at her adoringly from his cot at night and imagine her scars were constellations, a secret map to a far-off, happy place.

All my life I've chased dreams of what could be. For the first time in my life, I've actually caught one.

Не чакай светът да се промени, промени го ти!

For stubborn souls like Lisette, death was easier than the courage it took to actually change your life.

You can't change where you come from, but you can change where you go from here. Just like a book. If you don't like the ending, you can make up a new one.

She knew him in that way you can only know a person as a child. Like if you cracked away the adult shell, you'd find that child, happily sitting inside, smiling at you.

It felt as though they were the only people in the world, two young women about to bury the symbol of their helplessness, as if that's all it would take to make them whole again.

But that would leave Paxton to fend for herself, and the last thing any woman wanted in this kind of situation was to look around and see all the people who could help her doing nothing.

...Agatha had declared that her friendship to Georgie still existed, as if it was a living, breathing thing, something that came to life the moment it happened and didn't just go away because they no longer acknowledged it.

To this day she could make tap water boil just by kissing him.

There was an art to the male posterior. That's all there was to it.

It was a remarkable realization to Eby, that we are what we're taught. That was why the Morris women were what they were. It was because they knew no different.

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