19+ quotes from My Best Friend's Girl by Dorothy Koomson

Quotes from My Best Friend's Girl

Dorothy Koomson ·  480 pages

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“Share too much and someone can hurt you.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Far too many people opened their hearts and lives at the drop of a hat. Why give someone that power over you? Why endow them with the ability to hurt you that much? Let someone in and you were asking for an emotional kicking some day.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“When you can't be honest with people, you can't ever relax with them.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“That's what came from having romance in your soul. You believe in things like love at first sight and perfect presents.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“I don't want to rely on something that could be taken away at some point.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“The only thing for it is to use men for sex and never let any of them get so close they could hurt you.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Christmas is a time for families.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“I was in charge. Of it all. All the time. For ever.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“I sometimes think people can see that I’m defective, that there’s nothing there. Behind the job and clothes and makeup there’s nothing to know. I sometimes think I’m this shell and I can’t work out why people like me. And when I’m with strangers it reminds me of that. That I’m insubstantial.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Double-promise for ever and ever, amen?”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Does he understand now that 'what if?' isn't fair when, under a different set of circumstances, you were asked to polarise things into one moment in time, when you had to defend what you wanted at a completely different moment? Kamryn to Luke”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“If things go wrong, you don't have to accept you made a bum decision.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“It might not be pleasant for the listener, it might disempower and unsettle the witness to a breakdown, but crying was good. Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that buildup of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Everything, good or bad, was down to me.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“(...) És a minha mais melhor amiga (...)”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“That’s what came from having romance in your soul, I suppose. You believed in things like love at first sight and perfect presents.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“I had no illusions at all that I was beautiful, pretty or even able to attract the right sort of attention from men”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“I could grow to like this man, I realized. I could grow to like him a lot.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


“Crying was an acceptable outlet, even if it made you feel raw and empty inside, it was still better than that build up of resentment that grew from not letting your emotions out.”
― Dorothy Koomson, quote from My Best Friend's Girl


About the author

Dorothy Koomson
Born place: The United Kingdom
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