“Maybe you don't have to figure life out at all.
Maybe it just is.”
“All decisions are different in hindsight. Maybe all we can do is make the best decisions we can in the moment, using the best information we have right then.”
“If you don’t put yourself out there, if you don’t take risks, you can’t truly feel.”
“A boy should fit into your life-not become it. High school is when you start to define yourself. Don't define yourself as the girl who has a boyfriemd and nothing else.”
“You make me feel three times the rush of skydiving or bungee jumping... I felt the biggest rush of my life when you said you love me.”
“I figured you'd prefer that to skydiving or Sumo Wrestling Sunday."
"What is Sumo Wrestling Sunday?"
"We'd dress up in those sumo wrestling suits that would make us look real fat. And then we'd wrestle."
"Oh god lord," I mutter. " Shuffleboard Sunday sounds just fine."
"Good. I had no idea where I was gonna get sumo wrestling suits." I give him a look.”
“Is life one big long what if?”
“As a kid, I had the worst mile time ever. Our gym teacher made us run the mile a few times a year for something called the Presidential Fitness Test. I’d huff and puff and wonder why the hell President Bush cared how fast I could run laps around the playground. I always came in dead last.”
“I love you.” I laugh. “You already said that.” “I’ve never said it before. I like it…I think I’ll keep saying it.”
“I saw hum run for thr first time at Wednesday's trining session. Until then, I wasn't aware Usain Bolt was my running coach”
“Everything is about balance…it took me so long to figure that out.”
“We stick together, and it makes me feel a little better knowing that, even at thirty-two, Liza hasn’t figured her life out yet.”
“They do, in fact, have a pool, but no waterslide. Probably couldn’t afford one after buying that naked mermaid statue.”
“Can any of you by worrying add a single hour to your span of life?’ Luke 12:25.”
“He seems like a good guy but you need to find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot and who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will stay awake just to watch you sleep. Who wants to show off how pretty you look even in sweats...Who thinks you’re just as pretty without make-up and reminds you how lucky he is to have you. The one that says ‘that’s her.”
“black tee shirt over my head, I sit down on the edge of the”
“No Layla, I couldn’t. I won’t ever think he deserves you. I will always think he’s wrong for you and I will
forever wish it was me in his place. But if being civil to him and pretending that I’m not completely obsessed with you is what it takes to keep you in
my life, I’ll do it and maybe, someday I won’t have to pretend anymore. But I wouldn’t hold my breath. I even promise to stop calling him names.”
“The same is within you: things change around you and clouds, thoughts change within you—but the sky of the self, the witnessing self, remains the same.”
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