“I'll love you until the day after forever.”
“When I first met you, that's what I remember. I looked up at the sky and thought, I'm going to love this person because even the sky looks different.”
“Maybe it needed to be broken. Sometimes things have to break before you can fix them.”
What is JUST in a world
you've ripped in two
as if there could be
a half for me
a half for you
what is FAIR when
there is nothing
left to share
what is YOURS when
your pain is mine to bear
this sad math is mine
this mad path is mine
subtract they say
back to the desk
and i reply
this is why
"Remember the Twinkie on the bus? The one I gave you in second grade, the day we met?"
"The one you found on the floor and gave me without telling me? Nice."
He grinned and shot the ball. "It never really fell on the floor. I made that part up.”
“The mortal world is in a state of Beautiful Chaos and destruction, which will ultimately lead to an exquisite end.”
“Do you believe in love after last sight?”
“I wanted to find a place to hide from all of it, where the nightmares and the rivers and reality couldn't find me. For me, that place was always inside a book.”
“no light no dark no you no me
know light know dark know you know me”
“I needed to touch her, like I needed to breathe.”
“Ethan: I love you, I whispered in her ear.
She held my face in her hands and leaned back so she could look at me.
Lena: I don't think I could ever love anything the way I love you.”
“It was crazy how a hearse and a pair of sneakers could cheer a guy up.”
“In the end, the Wheel crushes us all.”
“I wish I could print up a sign and tape it on my forehead. I OFFICIALLY DO NOT WANT TO KISS ETHAN WATE. NOW PLEASE LET ME BE FRIENDS WITH HIM.”
“Sometimes everyone does the right thing and there's still a mess left to clean up. Someone has to take responsibility for it.”
“Because saving the people you love isn't stupid. It isn't even a choice”
“The lonely reality of the truth-that the most important person in your life suddenly ceased to exist. Which on a bad day meant maybe she had never existed at all. And on a good day, there was the other fear. That even if you were a hundred percent sure she had been there, maybe you were the only one who cared or remembered.”
“Funny thing is, until I met you all I wanted to do was to get as far away from here as I could. Kind of ironic, isn't it? Can't get much farther away than where I"m going, and now I'd give anything to stay.”
“You couldn't unburn the books. You could only buy new ones.”
“I will love you until the day after forever.”
“Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be.”
“...you cannot punish a wet child for the rain.”
“I don’t think Kitchen makes this. What’s it called again?"
"Jell-O Surprise." Link grinned.
"What’s the surprise?" Ridley examined the red gelatin more closely.
"What they put in it.”
“Are you kidding? I'm supposed to put my books in this filthy tin coffin?”
“Because when every day is the End of Days, after a while they feel pretty much like every other day, even though you know that's crazy. And nothing is the same.”
“She closed her eyes, and I closed mine, and even though we weren't holding hands, it felt like we were.
Because what we had, we knew.”
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.’ ”
Call it what you want but they are all the same. Each one requires you to give a piece of yourself that you can never get back.
But with the right person, everything will align perfectly. The world stops turning on its axis, time slows and you realize that while you're losing a piece of yourself, you're also gaining something in return. What they give you fits you just right.”
“Christmas was an enduring milestone that came and went, while the world forever changed.”
“For a second I marvel at the technology humans can create. How did we get to be so powerful, but so destructive? With so much intelligence, couldn’t we see the point past which one begets the other? We”
“The most remarkable property of the universe is that it has spawned creatures able to ask questions.”
“Somewhere in the lane after that they came level with a small door next to a fried chicken shop. There was a small red-lit sign over this door.”
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