Coping the quote
24+ quotes from See Me by Nicholas Sparks

Quotes from See Me

Nicholas Sparks ·  486 pages

Rating: (47.6K votes)

“I think you can do whatever you want. In the end, we all live the life we choose for ourselves.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“In the end, the only one you can ever really please is yourself. How others feel is up to them.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“See me just as I see you.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Experience was the most painful of teachers.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“... with every passing year she found herself wondering more and more where all the good guys had gone. Or even if there really was such a thing anymore. Where were the guys who didn’t expect you to sleep with them after only a date or two? Or guys who believed that picking up the check on a first date was a classy thing to do? Or even a guy with a somewhat decent job and plans for the future?”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“That’s why they say ‘falling in love’ and not something like ‘floating toward love.’ Falling is scary.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“It takes over—fear, I mean. No matter how hard you try to fight it, it takes over, crushing the life out of you.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Why study or try to change the world on a Friday afternoon when you could be out enjoying the sun?”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“College was a bubble that kept the rest of the world at bay. There was an abundance of free time, friends who lived either with you or right next door, and an overwhelming sense of optimism about the future, even if you had no idea as to the specifics of what that might mean. In college, everyone accepted the fact that their lives would turn out exactly as planned, buoying them from one good memory to the next in a cascade of carefree three-day weekends.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Isn't that the tie Lily bought for your birthday?"

Evan looked down to examine it. It was paisley, a kaleidoscope of color. "Yes it is, as a matter of fact. Good memory. What do you think? Too much?"

"It doesn't matter what I think."

"But you don't like it."

"I think that if you want to wear it, you should wear it."

Evan seemed momentarily undecided. "Why do you do that?"

"Do what?"

"Refuse to answer a simple question."

"Because my opinion is irrelevant. You should wear what you want."

"Just tell me, okay?"

"I don't like your tie."

"Really? Why not?"

"Because it's ugly."

"It's not ugly."

Colin nodded. "Okay."

"You don't know what you're talking about."


"You don't even wear ties."

"You're right."

"So why do I care what you think?"

"I don't know."

Evan scowled. "Talking to you can be infuriating, you know."

"I know. You've said that before."

"Of course I've said it before! Because it's true! Didn't we just talk about this the other night? You don't have to say whatever pops into your head."

"But you asked."

"Just ... Oh, forget it." He turned and started back toward the house. "I'll talk to you later, okay?"

"Where are you going?"

Evan walked a couple of steps before answering without turning around. "To change my damn tie. And by the way Margolis was right. Your face still looks like it was run through a meat grinder."

Colin smiled. "Hey, Evan!"

Evan stopped and turned. "What?"


"For what?"

"For everything."

"Yeah, yeah. You're just lucky I won't tell Lily what you said."

"You can if you'd like. I already told her."

Evan starred. "Of course you did.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“April never ceased to surprise....there were always a few glorious days, perfect days, when it seemed as thought anything were possible.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“the only one you can ever really please is yourself. How others feel is up to them.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“I don't know what "normal" really means. I think everyone has his own definition, and it's shaped by culture, by family and friends, by character and experience, by events and a thousand other things. What's normal for one person isn't normal for another”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“I want balance. Work is important because I have to support myself, but so are friends, health, rest. Having the time to do things that I enjoy, and sometimes doing nothing at all.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“you think I go to college”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“The rain blew in soft sheets, making the oncoming headlights shimmer.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Love makes everything complicated, and emotions always go wild in the beginning. But when it's real, you should hold on tight, because we're both old enough to know that true love doesn't come along all that often.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“—Creo que puedes hacer lo que quieras. Al final, cada uno vive la vida que ha elegido vivir.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“door and she starts on the EEOC paperwork. Frankly, she’s asking for far less than”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“But if you’re going to make a judgment about me, then you need to know who I really am, not just the part I decide to tell you. I’d rather be honest about all of it and let you make the call as to whether you want to keep talking to me or not.” “Have”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Because people don’t always want the truth. Like when your girlfriend asks if a particular outfit makes her look fat, you should tell her she looks beautiful.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“Because that’s what normal people do. That’s the way society works. You can’t just tell people whatever pops into your mind. It makes them uncomfortable or hurts their feelings. And just so you know, employers hate it.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“you can do whatever you want. In the end, we all live the life we choose for ourselves.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

“My point is that first loves always make sense because you don’t know any better. Everything is a first and any warning bells are drowned out by the sheer novelty of it all.”
― Nicholas Sparks, quote from See Me

About the author

Nicholas Sparks
Born place: in Omaha, Nebraska, The United States
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“He mumbled through a few more sentences and slowed at, “‘However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.’” He looked at her. “This is where shit gets fucked up in the lifestyle. It’s too one-sided. People are using the lifestyle to serve their selfishness, not their partners. So much of it is based on pleasure only, rather than love.”
― Lucian Bane, quote from 1st Semester

“I’m asking for you to save my life because with every breath in my body, I love you. I’ll love you until my last. Without you, I am no longer someone with a reason to live.”
― B.B. Reid, quote from Fear Us

“I guess we don't always know what other people are thinking, even if they seem to have everything figured out.”
― Zoe Sugg, quote from Girl Online On Tour

“Have you ever loved a rose, and bled against her thorns; and swear each night to let her go, then love her more by dawn.”
― Lang Leav, quote from Memories

“Let heaven exist, though my own place be in hell. Let me be tortured and battered and annihilated, but let there be one instant, one creature, wherein thy enormous Library may find its justification.”
― Jorge Luis Borges, quote from The Library of Babel

Interesting books

The Memory of Earth
The Memory of Earth
by Orson Scott Card
Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters
Ella Minnow Pea: A N...
by Mark Dunn
by Charlaine Harris
The Crow
The Crow
by Alison Croggon
by Cherie Priest
Virgin River
Virgin River
by Robyn Carr

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2018, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.