Quotes from Soulmates

Holly Bourne ·  544 pages

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“Happy endings are reserved strictly for the fiction shelves of bookstores”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“The true test of life isn't how you cope when everything is going in your favour; it's how you deal with things that could destroy you, if you let them.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“Of course, you're always a cynic before you fall in love yourself...”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“I've never seen anyone get so excited by breakfast before."
"Are you serious? It's the most important meal of the day. Sometimes, at bedtime, I plan what I'm going to make for breakfast and then get so excited I can't sleep.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“Another round later and I was undeniably drunk. I could feel my head swimming and was yelling "INK INK THAT'S THE NOISE A SQUID MAKES", while laughing hysterically at myself.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates



“The true test of life isn't how you cope when everything is going in your favor;it's how you deal with things that could destroy you,if you let them.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“Most of the time, life is all “What’s next?” “Who’s next?” “Where the HELL am I going, please?” But on anniversaries, you take the time to stop and look back and it’s like watching a play of your past dance across your memory. At”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“Learning anything interesting?"
"Not really. Psychology sounds a lot more interesting than it actually is."
Dad looked at me over the paper. "I'm afraid that's the same with most things in life.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“There are the times when the only appropriate thing to do is stop crying, let it go, with light and love in your heart, and to continue living your life to the best of your ability.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“I can't, guys," I said. "Tonight I'm making a cherry pie from scratch.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates



“Nobody really likes coffee. They just pretend to because drinking coffee makes them feel like a proper adult.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


“Isn't [Caffe Nero] a bit 'commercial' for an anti-establishment rock star like yourself?"
He dropped my hand and dug into his pocket. "But I've got a loyalty card," he protested. "And I've got enough stamps to get you a free coffee.”
― Holly Bourne, quote from Soulmates


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