30+ quotes from Fear of Falling by S.L. Jennings

Quotes from Fear of Falling

S.L. Jennings ·  320 pages

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“[...] just remember, the storm doesn't last forever. It can scare you; it can shake you to your core. But it never lasts. The rain subsides, the thunder dies, and the winds calm to a soft whisper. And that moment after the storm clouds pass, when all is silent and still, you find peace. Quiet, gentle peace.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Life may not be pretty but it's always beautiful. We may only see the ugliness on the surface. The shit that only the world chooses to notice. But, if we dig deep, if we get to the heart of life, where there's no pain or fear, where we can just be who we are and love freely without judgement, it's really beautiful.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“You don't have to be afraid of falling. Just close your eyes, let go, and know that I'll always be here with arms outstretched, ready to catch you.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“He was't just my exception. He was my reason.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Funny thing about life is that it never turns out the way you want it to.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“[...] when you know, you know. And you don't fight it. You don;t deny the inevitable. You free fall because you know there's someone there to catch you on the other side.”
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“Your fears are not you. Do you hear me? They don't define who you are.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Don't worry," he smiled, pulling me into the hard warmth of his chest. "I've got you. I'll always catch you when you fall.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“You can't expect to save someone that doesn't want to be saved.”
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“Love. It was the thing that bound us and tore us apart. It was our disease and the remedy of our shattered hearts. It was a sonofabitch.”
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“Some people you couldn’t help but love. You loved them without reservation or fear. You loved them hard and fierce, because they deserved it. They deserved to be loved just as much as you deserved for them to return it.”
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“Blaine, the scariest part about love isn’t love itself. It’s letting go and plunging into the unknown. It’s trusting someone with the very most sacred part of your heart. It’s allowing yourself to feel something foreign and uncharted, despite how much it terrifies the hell out of you”
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“So I’m telling you, Kami, I won’t miss you anymore. I won’t hurt for you. I won’t need you like I do. And I won’t love you. Loving you is what caused all this. It’s what ruined us. And I am so sorry for that. I hate myself for failing you. For not being enough to save you. But I won’t fail you again. If this is what you need—for me to never think of you again—then that is what I am going to do. I’ll forget you. I’ll stop loving you like I do. Because, dammit, I do. So much it fucking tears me apart.I hope this is what you want. I know I didn’t get it right the first time, but I promise to try like hell to make it better.Always (Never)”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Life happens. That was much more appropriate. Unfortunately, many of us found that out earlier than some. We found out just how awful life could really be. We found out that monsters were, indeed, real. They walked among us. They looked just like you and me. They came in the form of the people that we loved and trusted the most. The people whose only job was to love and protect us. Funny thing about life is that it never turns out the way you want it to. It’s never fair. It’s harsh and brutal. It kicks you when you’re down. It makes you wish you could give up and part with it just to have a semblance of peace. ”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“I couldn't see anything beyond this. Beyond her. Beyond us.

(Blaine)”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“I know you said you don't feel anything," he whispered. "But can you honestly say that you don't feel this? That this heat, this attraction, is all in my head? Don't think about it; just answer. Tell me what your heart wants to say and not what your head keeps trying to make you believe.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“This is not a story for the faint of heart; this is the story of one woman's very real struggle through a world against her, the people who hurt her, her real life demons and the people who showed her that every gray sky, no matter how dark, has a sun waiting to break through.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“He had the eyes of a man that had seen things. Eyes that were soulful and wise, yet vibrant and sultry. Eyes that made me want to run away, yet urged me to stay.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“I needed to touch her. In that moment, it had become as necessary to me as air.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Sometimes, loving people can be as much of a gift as it is a curse. Because some people... you can't help but love. Even if you know it will hurt you in the end.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“I’m afraid because, whenever he’s around, I’m not scared anymore. I feel…safe. Like being near him is the most natural thing in the world.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“But I am very persistent. I never give up on the things that I want. This... you and me... it's inevitable. Theren't no use in fighting, Kami. It's going to happen. And when you are madly in love with me, the only thing you'll regret is not falling sooner.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“I'm not looking thru you Kami, I'm looking into you. I'm standing here, wondering how the hell a girl so beautiful could hold so much sadness in her gorgeous green eyes. And I'm asking myself why I want- no- why I NEED to know what's made her so sad. And what I can do to take away every ounce of that sadness. I need to know what it will take for you to let me in, so I can do just that.”
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“But, we fear what we don't understand, and I didn't understand the feelings I had for Blaine.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“You are so beautiful, Kami. And so strong. If you only knew how amazing you are...I'll make you see it. I'll make you fee it.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Do you want me, baby? Tell me you want me. Tell me you feel this too.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“It reminded me that pain was necessary. Pain was life's curveball. Without it, we would never appreciate what it felt like to be loved.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“My name is Kami and I am constantly afraid. And the thing that scares me the most is the very thing I want.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Kami's demons had somehow become mine without me even knowing them. And I swore on my life that I would fight every one of them, I would fight for her.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


“Maybe before a big storm rolls in, you’ll use it to catch fireflies (see, I did remember something, city mouse. But they’re still lightning bugs down here). And if you do, just remember, the storm doesn’t last forever. It can scare you; it can shake you to your core. But it never lasts. The rain subsides, the thunder dies, and the winds calm to a soft whisper. And that moment after the storm clouds pass, when all is silent and still, you find peace. Quiet, gentle peace. That’s what I wish for you. Even if you couldn’t find it with me.”
― S.L. Jennings, quote from Fear of Falling


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