Quotes from Broken

Megan Hart ·  384 pages

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“Memory can refuse to let you forget what you’d like to and run away with what you want to remember. It’s an unreliable bitch, or your best friend. Sometimes, it’s both at once.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“But sometimes it's the sunshine that frightens us more than the big black shadows.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I know everything and nothing about him all at the same time.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“But the problem with looking back when you should be walking ahead is that you usually end up walking into something that hurts.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“There are many things I don't know, but quite a few I do. I know you can't be lost if you know where you are. I know that life is full of precious and fragile things, and not all of them are pretty. I know that the sun follows the moon and makes days, one after another. Time passes. The world turns, and we turn with it, and though we can never go back to the beginning, sometimes, we can start again.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Sometimes,” Joe said after a bit, “it’s just easier to keep being what everyone expects you to be. Even if that’s what you’re not, anymore.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“The hardest lies to detect are the ones surrounded by truth.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Sometimes,” he said after a second that lasted a million years, “things get broken. And they can’t be fixed.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I waited for a long time and there was nothing but the pain of wanting something I couldn't seem to find.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Does madness bring creativity? Or does creativity cause madness? Can an artist create without the ups so high and the downs so low?”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“From the first time you laughed with me, all those months, and all those stories,” Joe said quietly. “They were all you, to me. All of them were you.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“They’re like sharks. Circling. Cute, single guy, good job, nice car. It’s all they know about me.”
His tone was light but his expression serious.
Maybe that’s because it’s all you show them.”
Maybe it’s all they want to see.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“If I'd known it was going to be the last time he'd ever hold me, I'd have paid better attention.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I've done my best to drive you away, Sadie," he said suddenly. "But you've never left me.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“We labored under the pretense that nothing had changed when everything had, and I understood him, but i no longer knew him.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“They were all you, to me. All of them were you.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I was trying to replace something I'd come to care about very much with something pretending to be as important.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“We were broken, brittle and fragile. The question was, were we still precious to each other? Or, instead of everything falling into place, had it fallen into pieces?”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“There seemed to be so much to say, but no words adequate to say it.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“He was quiet. I said nothing, hoping that maybe, for once, he'd stop pretending he was okay. Then I could, too. That we could both forget the roles that had so long bound us.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“My head's filled up with all the reasons it won't work. And I keep running the figures, over and over, but I can't seem to come up with an answer.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Right and wrong, good and bad, the lines are blurred when it comes to matters of the heart. Anyone who has never felt that has no right to judge, and anyone who ever has won't have to.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I knew him, but I don't understand him.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“A good sister is one who won't be embarrassed when you burst into tears in public. A better one will hand you tissues until you stop. The best is the one who will go get you another latte to go with the ginormous chocolate orgy she's already laid in front of you.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“There's nothing that says you can't change." "Not even if it changes everything else?" I shook my head. "Not even then.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Te he visto una vez al mes durante dos años, y no era el único que contaba historias; lo único que pasa es que era el que usaba más palabras”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Quien no ha sentido nunca algo así no tiene derecho a juzgar, y quien lo ha sentido no necesita hacerlo.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“...tenía los Seis Síntomas Mortales de un Hombre Enamorado:
1. Incapacidad para pensar derecho.
2. Una alarmante propensión a sonreír en los momentos más extraños.
3. Pensamiento constante en el objeto de su deseo.
4. Absolutamente ningún interés en otros miembros del sexo opuesto.
5. Una sorprendente buena voluntad hacia el mundo en general.
6. Excitación sexual perpetúa.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“I know I shouldn't feel guilty for being angry sometimes, or bitter" "Knowing something is beans.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


“Much is said about brilliance. Less attention is paid to those who live next to it. Spouses, children, assistants…if anyone thinks of us at all, it’s generally to remark upon how lucky we are to bask in the light of genius.”
― Megan Hart, quote from Broken


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