Quotes from Salem Falls

Jodi Picoult ·  434 pages

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“You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“After a certain point, a heart with so many stress fractures can never be anything but broken.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“There is a place in you that you don't even know exists, where you can simply stand back and watch without feeling any pain.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“A very wise man once told me that you can't look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



“Raw love, like raw heartache, could blindside you.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“if i'm going to fuck up my life, does it really matter which way i do it?.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Missed opportunities were never superficial wounds; they cut straight to the bone.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“A lie took two parties - the weaver of the tale and the sucker who so badly wanted to believe it.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“All it takes is a second and your whole life can get turned upside down.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



“What you had could never make up for what you'd lost.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Some people don't know what to do with an act of kindness.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“I think we deserve a happily-ever-after."
"If anyone ever did, it's us.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“When it's all over, you're remembered for what you did, not what you said you were going to do.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“People change, but only if you give them room to do it.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



“Have you ever really held the hand of someone you love? Not just in passing, a loose link between you - but truly clasped, with the pulses of your wrists beating together and your fingers mapping the knuckles and nails like a cartographer learning a country by heart?”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Sometimes it made her want to put her fist through glass; other times, it made her cry a river.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“She understood how a world jammed with phones, email, and faxes could still leave you feeling utterly alone.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Lies were only as strong as the suckers that believed them.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“Why are you doing this to yourself? When something bad happens, why do you have to pick at it until it bleeds all over again?”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



“the letters are mixed up. U and I should be together.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“The best way to prevent a heartache was to cushion the coming blow.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“I think...she said finally, "that all of us have got our ghosts.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“He gently touched his mother's cheek, felt her sorrow slip over his fingertips.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“every now and then, i worry about people in the third world countries. and then i figure if they all started having sex, their lives would be considerably brighter.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



“The Lord turned water into wine. All I'm suggesting is a trip to the grocery store.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“You can be strapped to the most stable chair and still feel the world give way beneath you.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your futue”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“A filament of sensation sizzled between them, like a thin string of kerosene that, for the love of a match, could turn into a wall of fire.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls


“I used to hope that if we had to give up our old life, we'd get a new one.”
― Jodi Picoult, quote from Salem Falls



About the author

Jodi Picoult
Born place: in Nesconset, Long Island, New York,, The United States
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