Quotes from Perfect

Sara Shepard ·  298 pages

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“Before you enbark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


“Aria: I went to Hollis. Because I was looking for...you know. Her. She was teaching an art class, so I ran inside, grabbed a paintbrush, and painted a scarlet A across her chest. You know, like that woman in The Scarlet Letter? It was awesome. She didn't know what hit her. And then I said, 'Now everyone will know what you've done'.

Ella: Do you realize that Hester Prynne is supposed to be a sympathetic character?”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


“She still felt like a punked-out, faux-leather-wearing, free-thinking Bratz doll in a sea of Pretty Princess of Preppyland Barbies.”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


“Life is hard already. Why make it harder?”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


“We don’t always love our friends every minute.”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect



“It’s amazing what you don’t see, though. Even when it’s right in front of your eyes.”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


“Ms. Marin usually worked über-long hours at McManus & Tate, her Philadelphia advertising firm.”
― Sara Shepard, quote from Perfect


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