7+ quotes from Geography Club by Brent Hartinger

Quotes from Geography Club

Brent Hartinger ·  226 pages

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“Why can’t there be just one place for gay kids, where we don’t have to hide who we are? Hell, straight people have the whole rest of the world! They go around holding hands and kissing and talking about ‘my-girlfriend-this’ and ‘my-boyfriend-that.’ And they say we shove our lifestyle in their faces? That’s a laugh!”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“Are you?" I said. "Gay, I mean?"


I hoped he wasn't offended by my asking, but after everything that had happened, I really wanted to know.

"No," he said. "I thought I was for about a w-w-week once. But now I know I'm not."

If there was ever an answer that sounded like the truth, that was it.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“The fact is, there's a difference between being alone and being lonely; I may not of been completely alone in life, but I was definitely lonely.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“people make mistakes. If there was no such thing as forgiveness, there wouldn’t be any friendships left in the world.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“I got to third base. At baseball practice the following Monday, that is. As for what happened that night with Kevin at the stinky picnic gazebo, that's none of your damn business.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“even the ugliest place in the world can be wonderful if you’re there with good friends—just like the most fabulous destination on earth is pretty boring when you’re all alone.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

“In spite of everything, he still felt wonderful, like I was embracing a mountain. But I now knew that as solid as he seemed, he was no mountain.”
― Brent Hartinger, quote from Geography Club

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Brent Hartinger
Born place: in Washington State, The United States
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