Quotes from Breaking Nova

Jessica Sorensen ·  224 pages

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“But sometimes stuff happens and we find ourselves lost, and suddenly we're standing in a place we don't recognize and can't remember walking-or falling-there, and we're unsure how to get back or if we even want to.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“You're like my favorite song, Nova. The one that I never want to forget. That I want to play over and over again.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“People say that time heals all wounds, and maybe they're right. But what if the wounds don't heal correctly, like when cuts leave behind nasty scars, or when broken bones mend together, but aren't as smooth anymore? Does it mean they're really healed? Or is it that the body did what it could to fix what broke...”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“I’m pretty certain my worthless heart shatters inside my chest, and she steals one of the pieces. If it didn’t already belong to someone else I probably would have handed her all the pieces right then and there.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“Stuff happens. We get lost. We try to control what will happen. We give up. We do things that don’t make sense. We search for things in the wrongest of ways. We lose our way, but sometimes, if we’re really, really strong, we manage to find our way back.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“Why do I always have so many fucking questions in my head?”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“Sometimes I wonder if there are some memories the mind doesn’t want to deal with and that if it really wants to, it can block out the images, shut down, numb the pain connected to what we saw—what we didn’t want to see. If we allow it to, the numbness can drown out everything, even the spark of life inside us. And eventually the person we once were is nothing but a vanishing memory.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“I think that sometimes things just get confusing and we get lost, and sometimes you can't figure out which path is the right path... which is the right decision. Quit or move forward. Heal or break. Fight or die.I'm still figuring that out.”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


“At least with the video class I'd be behind a lens instead of standing up in front of everyone where they could strip me down and evaluate me”
― Jessica Sorensen, quote from Breaking Nova


About the author

Jessica Sorensen
Born place: The United States
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