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30+ quotes from The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens

Quotes from The Lies About Truth

Courtney C. Stevens ·  336 pages

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“If nothing changes, nothing changes. If you keep doing what you're doing, you're going to keep getting what you're getting. You want change, make some.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“I feel myself shutting down, closing off, like I should tell people, "No, we don't use this heart anymore. It's too fragile.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Imagination was a gift I kept in my front pocket.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Happiness was getting stuck with someone and never feeling stuck.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“No one talked about the questions, because talking ruined plausible deniability. Talking burst the bubble of innocence. Talking ended the happily ever after. These were the truths they believed. And they were lies. They should have talked while there was still something to say.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Maybe forgiveness was giving the past less power to hurt me. Or even building new memories that were stronger than the painful ones.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Nature, at its strongest, shaved off mountaintops or threw houses into the air, but it couldn't was away pain. Everything had limitations.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Posse ad ease --from possibility to actuality”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Sometimes a hand is an anchor. His held me to the world.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“It's been a year. It's been a really hard year without you. Losing you felt like jumping off the bridge and forgetting which way was up. I don't think I'll ever be over it, but I'm starting to find my way through it. Mom said when a person dies, you don't get over it by forgetting; you get through it by remembering. I've been remembering everything lately.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Sometimes the journey to let someone love you is the journey to loving yourself.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“We wrecked more than the car.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Forgiveness (n.) releasing the toxins of bitterness.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“It started with the crash. I held on to all these emotions and truths that I should have expressed, but I didn't know how to say what I needed to say. I thought that would ruin us. Well, silence ruined us too.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“If you weren't there, and I weren't here... If I weren't me... but you were still you, I would be interested in letting you like-like me.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“He always had bread crumbs in his voice, and I followed them like a fairy tale.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Then, somehow, you have to accept that you're still here, and that maybe, just maybe, there's a reason. Find the reason.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“People weren't perfect, ever, but sometimes moments were.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“The world hazed around me.
I felt everything without feeling any thing.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Sharing a heart with someone isn’t a crowded thing when they understand you that well.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“What are the stars telling you?" I asked.
Max pushed up on his elbows and pretended to strain his ear toward the sky. "They say...They say...you're allowed to forgive yourself."
I rolled sideways...and he did the same.
"For what?" I asked.
"Living."
"I'm not very good at that," I admitted.
"Well, you kissed someone without flinching. Maybe you're getting better."
"Maybe it's just you."
He didn't argue.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Night was like Christmas. There wasn't nearly enough of it to go around, especially in June.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“She wore her heart in her eyes, and I liked her more than I know how to show.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Sometimes a small thing was bigger than a big thing.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“I was different when I was attached to him.
I was better.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“If there was such a thing greater than happiness, I felt that, too. Peace, perhaps.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“My dad's mom, Pazie, has this formal dining room, and it's so formal no one is allowed to use it. Some people have hearts like that, and I'm worried I'm becoming one of them. I feel myself shutting down, closing off, like I should tell people, "No, we don't use this heart anymore. It's too fragile.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“I don't want this thing in my chest to beat me to death, but I also don't want to protect it so much that I never use it again.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“With the way Max smiled, we wouldn't need the moon to light the way.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


“Nature, at its strongest, shaved off mountaintops or threw houses into the air, but it couldn't wash away pain.
Everything had limitations.”
― Courtney C. Stevens, quote from The Lies About Truth


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