29+ quotes from A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn

Quotes from A Kiss in Time

Alex Flinn ·  371 pages

Rating: (18.3K votes)


“Listen.” The voice is extremely loud, and I am forced to hold the telephone away from my ear.
“I don’t know who you are, or why you have Jack’s phone, but he is my boyfriend, and—”
Boyfriend? What is a boyfriend? Perhaps it is something like a beau.
“Is he engaged to you, then?” I hope not.
“What? No. Of course not.”
“Oh, what a relief. He is my true love, and you do not sound very nice.”
“What? Listen, you . . .”
And then, strangely enough, she calls me a female dog.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“True love would look a second time. True love would not be thwarted. True love would not accept no for an answer. He would search the world and certainly look again and again in every cottage until he finds you.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Your telephone! Your friend Travis is in it!”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“What are you, in love with her?" Travis says. "You're staring like an idiot."
The weird thing is, I think I am.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Talia: I was brought up to respect older people and peasants...not that you're...

Jack: (clears throat) Quit while you’re ahead

Meryl: Ahead? She just called mom and old peasant.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Who or what is an Ipod?”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I am a princess. I do not follow fashions--I make them.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Parents always forgive you. Like sometimes, you see parents on the news, and their kid just got busted for murdering a 7-11 clerk, and they're like, 'But my Bubba's a good boy. He'd never hurt a fly.' So I'm sure your parents would forgive you for whatever you did.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Is it enough to be a princess, when being a princess means nothing?”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Be careful, okay, when you go there. Talia was really scared of this Malvolia chick. She could be dangerous.”
“What’s she going to have—an assault weapon?”
“Worse,” I say. “She’s got magical powers.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“A boy admiring a pretty girl. A rare thing to be certain. But love—true love—is something else.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“This is where he should say that he is in love with me, that I have changed his life and that he loves me for it. But he doesn't. Is it because he is shy? Or because he is too young to say such a thing? Or is it merely because he does not love me? The worst of it is, I am falling in love with him.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“What they don´t tell you about Europe is how completely lame it is.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Yeah, but where I come from, we have lights at night." "We do, too. They are called stars. They are quite romantic.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“True love would look a second time. True love would not be thwarted. True love would not accept no for an answer. He would search the world and certainly look again and again in every cottage in Euphrasia until he finds you.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I learned that it is possible to make conversation with anyone, if you figure out what they wish to discuss.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“To be worthy of a princess, you must face your dragon... Your greatest fear.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I am a prisoner of love.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I am living my death, little by little, each day.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“you desire to escape. I wish to run away. I thought we might help each other.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I wish to go with you, not as man and wife, but merely as friends, travel companions, the sort of happy-go-lucky chums about whom rollicking old ballads of the road are written.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“But sometimes it is just impossible to obey blindly. Sometimes a child must strike out on her own. A child cannot be a child forever”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Even in my time, we knew that men were not in
charge. Oh, they might bluster as if they were. But when it came down to it, we women bore much of the influence. Often, my father would make some grand pronouncement in the evening. And the next morning, he had changed his mind. After a while, I realized that it was my mother who had changed it, quietly, in the night.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Then Jack takes me in his arms, and although I am still distraught, I cannot help but notice how well I fit in them, my head perfectly right for the crook of his neck.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Sometimes, when one communicates with others, one produces results.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“Then what is there for you? What is there for you if he does not love you?" Nothing.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“but now it all floods back—the euphoria of loving her, the agony that she's leaving, that i'll lose her”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I'm a better person when I'm with you. I don't want to stop being that person. I don't want you to go”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


“I am a coward. I am a cowardly coward, full of cowardice.”
― Alex Flinn, quote from A Kiss in Time


About the author

Alex Flinn
Born place: in Glen Cove, New York, The United States
Born date October 23, 2018
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“Books are worse than wine, I say. You read one and you need another - there's no end to it. What ails you that you cannot content yourself with just living on under the sun?”
― Donna Gillespie, quote from The Light Bearer


“Life depends on what is in your heart.”
― Sara Alexi, quote from The Illegal Gardener


“Stay here and powder something while I gather up the Kin and scour the city!”
― Douglas Hulick, quote from Among Thieves


“I’ll never understand why some people can’t just let others live their lives, you know,” Danial said. “You don’t have to understand. You don’t have to agree. Just leave people alone. When I look at the moon and planets and stars, all that narrow-mindedness and hate seem so petty. The universe is such a big place. One hundred thousand light years just from one end of the Milky Way to the other. One hundred. Thousand. Light years. In the time it’s taken for light to travel from one end of our galaxy to the other, thousands of generations have passed. It really makes you realize how small we are, doesn’t it? How short our time on earth is.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


“Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back.”
― Eve Ensler, quote from I am an Emotional Creature


Interesting books

The Madness Underneath
(14.2K)
The Madness Undernea...
by Maureen Johnson
Adultery
(36.2K)
Adultery
by Paulo Coelho
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
(120.8K)
Elon Musk: Tesla, Sp...
by Ashlee Vance
Taiko: An Epic Novel of War and Glory in Feudal Japan
(3.4K)
Taiko: An Epic Novel...
by Eiji Yoshikawa
Black Hills
(30.2K)
Black Hills
by Nora Roberts
My Life in France
(70K)
My Life in France
by Julia Child

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2018, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.