17+ quotes from Glass by Ellen Hopkins

Quotes from Glass

Ellen Hopkins ·  681 pages

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“When you love someone, you don't want to hurt them, even if they deserve to be hurt. When you love someone, you want to hurt them, even when they don't deserve to be hurt.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Sometimes the little things in life mean the most.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“I want to open myself, let him inside. But how do I give what has already been taken?”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“I don't need more pain in my life. Why did I invite it in? Do I have to feel pain to believe I feel anything at all?”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“God i've missed you. I can't wait to give you your present. He kisses me hotter this time, and beneath me, through his denim and mine. I can feel the promise of his Christmas gift soon to come.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Six months since we met up
again we are inseparable,
an intricate weave.
No longer do I believe
this is a temporary fling.
More like total commitment.
More like I have walked
down the aisle, holding
hands with the monster.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Yeah, I know getting high isn't so smart. Ask me if I care.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“I feel like a goddess, jailed in her Olympus. Little wonder how the gods toyed with humans. Toyed with women, to watch them squirm, pollinate the seeds of despair; toyed with men, to satiate their Seven Deadly Sins.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Life was radical right after I met the monster.
Later, life became harder, complicated.
Ultimately, a living hell, like swimming against a riptide,
Walking the wrong direction in the fast lane of the freeway,
Waking from sweetest dreams to find yourself in the middle of a nightmare.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“When you love someone,
you don't want to hurt
them, even if they deserve
to be hurt. When you love
someone, you want to hurt
them, even when they don't
deserve to be hurt.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“But how do you tell your heart, “No, don't swell with magic, you'll only burst?” How do you tell it to clamp itself off from possibilities? God knows I don't need more pain in life. Why did I invite it in? Do I have to feel pain to believe I feel anything at all?”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Without a doubt I understand the monster and I are more than just friends. We're blood brothers.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“you're going
to die
someday anyway,
why not die happy,
why not die buzzed,
why not die
satisfied? Why not
die sooner, with
fewer regrets, than
later?”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“I have to tell him how much i miss him when he's not here. So I snug my face against his pulse in his neck. "I love you" I wait, barely about to breathe. He tightens his arms around me. "I know, and how luck that makes me." I watch him go, wondering just what the fuck that meant to me.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“I want to be stunned by passion so intense it knocks me right off my feet, down to my knees, where I know I'll surrender to this luscious insanity.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“The problem with sex
Is that it changes everything.
Brad and I are still friends.
But we're a different kind
of friends. More than pals.
More, even, than fuck buddies.
It's like we're stand-ins
for the true loves of our lives.
And the only way to be that
is to let ourselves love
each other.”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


“Have you ever tried
To quit
a bad habit, one
that has come to define you?”
― Ellen Hopkins, quote from Glass


About the author

Ellen Hopkins
Born place: in Long Beach, CA. , The United States
Born date March 26, 1955
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