Quotes from Don't Let Me Go

J.H. Trumble ·  337 pages

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“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


“Our nights were filled with passion and long soft gazes and sweet words. We weren't behaving ourselves, and we didn't for one moment feel guilty about that.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


“It's still not perfect, and maybe perfection isn't all it's cut out to be anyway. But it's good. It's really good. They say you can't always get what you want. But sometimes you can, and you do, even when you don't deserve it.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


“But surely even heroes weary lugging around the burdens of their heroism.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


“[Love]...that sick kind of wanting that rips at your soul while making you look like some kind of psycho to the rest of the world.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go



“Adam, don’t do this.” He turned back and shoved me hard in the chest. “I didn’t do this, Nate,” he shouted in my face. “YOU DID.” His face contorted. He was trying not to cry, and failing. “You did!” His voice broke and he turned again.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


“Nate?”
“Luke?”
He smiled at that. “Do you believe in love at first sight?”
I didn’t answer. Because I did. And this wasn’t it.”
― J.H. Trumble, quote from Don't Let Me Go


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