Quotes from Hidden Bodies

Caroline Kepnes ·  448 pages

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“It is possible to know people. They show you who they are. You just have to be looking.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“The real horror of my life is not that I’ve killed some terrible people. The real horror is that the people I’ve loved didn’t love me back.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“Love is kind, love is patient but also, mainly, above all—yes—Love is perverted.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“We all get our hearts broken. We get fucked up and throw up and we cry and listen to sad songs and say we’re never doing that again. But to be alive is to do it again. To love is to risk everything”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“A book lets you choose how much of the blood you want to see. A book gives you the permission to see the story as you want, as your mind directs.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



“And there is nothing more terrifying than realizing the one who knows you best loves you least.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“Your skin is a waste of space because there's no heart inside of you”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“Memories are all the same at their core; it’s just us trying to keep each other alive, the best parts anyway.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“There is nothing more terrifying than realizing that the one who knows you best loves you least, pities you even.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“It is my destiny to know people who abuse punctuation.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



“Just eat it and shit it and be done with it and don’t feel special cuz you eat that shit with someone because in the end we all shit alone!”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“She looks out the window at Reno, which looks like Vegas and yet also looks nothing like Vegas. It’s lesser, smaller, worse.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“Los Angeles is full of places to hide a body, but when the person inside the body doesn’t love you, it’s not an easy thing, turning that breathing person into a dead one.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


Making It in Hollywood is the most disgusting phrase in the English language. It’s more disturbing than prolific serial killer and rare terminal illness.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“People are so lonely, they spend their birthdays on the Internet, thanking people for wishing them a happy birthday, people who only know it’s their birthday because Facebook told them.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



“Amy is a Sharpie; she's passionate.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“We're like, do whatever. Chill out. Be gay. Be straight. I mean, what is the big deal? We're all gonna die anyway, you know? Who wants to spend their precious life hating?”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“But I can’t stand the way you make me feel so good, like, better than I ever felt, and then you tear it all away, like deep down, you don’t want me to be happy.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“There is nothing remarkable about this 'guac', about any 'guac', and California needs to calm the fuck down.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“We don’t care, you know? We’re like, do whatever. Chill out. Be gay. Be straight. I mean, what is the big deal? We’re all gonna die anyway, you know? Who wants to spend their precious life hating?” I”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



“This is why people like writing. You visit old friends without having to go on Facebook and see what they’re up to and deal with what idiots called FOMO. You make them into what you want them to be, the people they could be if only they were braver, smarter.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“And really, when you grow up, and get over yourself, when you fuck narcissism and leave the hashtags at the door, you see what really matters in life.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“It's not the past if it's not finished.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“So I Lyfted to Home Depot, where I bought random stuff, rope and duct tape, plastic bags, cable ties, and plastic gloves. The girl at the register winked and said she’s also a big fan of Fifty Shades and this is what has become of our society. Fucking and killing are the same damn thing. Now”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“We are built to walk. Not to SoulCycle and jog and hike. Walking is mental. You sharpen your thoughts and process your emotions.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



“He snorts more cocaine, I could pull over and roll him out the door, but he's on so much blow right now that he would probably just turn into a roadrunner, catch up to me, and jump back in.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“...you can love some all you want, but you can't go into their past and become a part of their formative years.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“I don't like this culture of reading a book and spitting out an immediate reaction.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“There is no such thing as a one-night stand. Sometimes, what you do for one night destroys your future.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies


“It would be nice to have something alive to hold on to right now, something to love me, something with a beating heart that I can feel, something to be with me as I sit here, in hell, trying to figure it out.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from Hidden Bodies



About the author

Caroline Kepnes
Born place: in Hyannis, The United States
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