6+ quotes from The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith

Quotes from The Way I Used to Be

Amber Smith ·  385 pages

Rating: (10.7K votes)


“He's not the hero and he's not the enemy and he's not a god. He's just a boy. And I'm just a girl, a girl who needs to pick up her own pieces and put them back together herself.”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


“I hate that just because you happen to be good at something,people automatically think that's what makes you happy,but it's not really like that, you know? It's not that simple.”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


“Maybe He'll get what he deserves. Maybe Not. Maybe I'll never find it in my heart to forgive him. And maybe there's nothing wrong with that,either. All those maybes swimming around my head make me think that "maybe" could just be another word for hope.”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


“I can hear him breathing on the other side of the door,breathing oddly,like,unevenly. But,no,it's not him just breathing,I realize slowly. He's crying. And I kneel there on the other side of the door that might as well be the other side of the galaxy,feeling so empty,so dead inside.”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


“I don't know who I am right now. But I know who I'm not. And I like that.”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


“I feel these forbidden thoughts creep in sometimes without warning. Slow thoughts that always start quietly, like whispers you're not even sure you're hearing. And then they get louder and louder until they become every sound in the entire world. Thoughts that can't be undone.
Would anyone care?
Would anyone even fucking notice?
What if one day I just wasn't here anymore?
What if one day it all just stopped?
What if? What if? What if?”
― Amber Smith, quote from The Way I Used to Be


Video

About the author

Amber Smith
Born place: in The United States
Born date October 16, 2018
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“I think maybe it’s the things we don’t want to talk about that are the things people most want to hear.”
― Julie Murphy, quote from Dumplin'


“What alchemy there was in human beings.”
― Agatha Christie, quote from The Hollow


“Man is an angry, savage being. Sometimes faith becomes an excuse for battle. It is no real faith then. In justifying their positions in the name of God, men silence God.”
― C.J. Sansom, quote from Dark Fire


“She gestured toward his very fine chest with her pencil. “On the off chance I find out after we’re married that your declaration of abiding love and devotion has been an elaborate con job perpetrated by you, Bodie, and Scary Spice…”

He massaged her arch. “I definitely wouldn’t lose too much sleep over that.”

“Just in case. You will give me all you worldly goods, shave your head, and leave the country.”

“Deal.”

“Plus, you have to hand out your Sox tickets so I can burn them in front of your eyes.”
― Susan Elizabeth Phillips, quote from Match Me If You Can


“Jackie wears even more makeup than those scary circus people. You know, when you go to the circus and you accidentally see a trapeze artist close-up and they are orange.”
― Louise Rennison, quote from Dancing in My Nuddy-Pants


Interesting books

Eye Scream
(828)
Eye Scream
by Henry Rollins
The Magic Barrel
(1.9K)
The Magic Barrel
by Bernard Malamud
Spiral
(3.8K)
Spiral
by Kōji Suzuki
The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects
(9.4K)
The Medium is the Ma...
by Marshall McLuhan
Conquer Your Love
(19.3K)
Conquer Your Love
by J.C. Reed
The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
(18.1K)
The Wimpy Kid Movie...
by Jeff Kinney

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.