28+ quotes from White Horse by Alex Adams

Quotes from White Horse

Alex Adams ·  400 pages

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“How do you file a restraining order against sadness?”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“My two best friends are dead, which means they're great listeners now, but lousy as far as support goes.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Otherwise I'll do something that I won't be able to live with. And that's important to me, being able to live with my actions. My thoughts are a different story. They've my own and they don't hurt anyone but me.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“And while I tell him all my thoughts, I don't always share my secrets.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Love fills all the gaps in our souls.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“You'll love him. Or maybe you'll just love him a time or two.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“She's unhurt—or at least not bleeding on the oustide.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Please don't' ask me how I feel about it. If I had to pick a word, I'd say homicidal.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“I think my invisibility cloak just failed.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“You're on a blind date. The only other questions is: Why aren't you drinking heavily?”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“If the world ends tomorrow, understand that I regret saying no.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“I've heard the story about the woman who opened the box and let havoc grab a choke hold on the world.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“He reels me in, cups my face with both hands, and becomes my whole world. This is a kiss--maybe the last one we'll ever know, so we stay there forever, warm and safe. When he pulls away, something is lost. I think it's my heart.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“It's satisfying. It yields immediate results. Something is dirty. Then it's not.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“When I awake, the world is still gone.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“I have two choices: attend my sister's dinner party or tie a plastic sack around my mother's head until she runs out of ngagging. I choose the evil that doesn't come witha felony conviction.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Can I ask you something?
Boxers. Briefs exacerbate my claustrophobia.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Five years, my family thinks it's time I moved on. I'd like to move on with a non-asshole”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Are you menstruating?
what?
You're angry. Women are often angry when they menstruate. It is the hormones.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“It's not just college grades that fall in a curve. Human decency is bell-shaped, with some of us slopping over the edges. Saints on one end, sinners on the other.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“I pray to a God I don't really have faith in just so I feel like I have company.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Do you realize you're talking to yourself?
Yes.
It's good that you know the difference.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“You're not dead.
I'm not dead.
Why? How?
Dying wasn't on my list.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Our new intern sorts pot shards like some kind of savant. The other interns call himi Rain Man.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“If you kill him, call me. I'm bound by doctor client privilege.
Really?
No, but the courts make exceptions for assholes.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Do you want me, too?
Yes. And no.
I'll take that. For now.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Just a cold. And I think maybe I'm pregnant, because I'm always riding the porcelain bus, or thinking about it.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


“Just say the word and I'll make him stay.
I have to do it.
There's no have to. Not even now.”
― Alex Adams, quote from White Horse


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