30+ quotes from You by Caroline Kepnes

Quotes from You

Caroline Kepnes ·  432 pages

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“The problem with books is that they end.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“If we were teenagers, I could kiss you. But I’m on a platform behind a counter wearing a name tag and we’re too old to be young.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“The only thing crueler than a cage so
small that a bird can’t fly is a cage so
large that a bird thinks it can fly.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“The problem with books is that they end. They seduce you. They spread their legs to you and pull you inside. And you go deep and leave your possessions and your ties to the world at the door and you like it inside and you don't want for your possessions or your ties and then, the book evaporates.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Work in a bookstore and learn that most people in this world feel guilty about being who they are.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“I don't say anything. I know the power of silence. I remember my dad saying nothing and I remember his silences more vividly than I remember the things he said.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“You blush. You are Charlotte’s Web and I could love you.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“I own every book Stephen King has ever written."
"That's great. That's something to be proud of."
But did you read them, fuckface?
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Happiness is believing that you're gonna be happy. It's hope.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“If people could handle their self-loathing, customer service would be smoother.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“You are a woman and I am a man and we belong in the dark together.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Talking to you is like traveling through time.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“And then it happens, the most dreaded response in the world, more terse than any word, more withholding than a "no," and strictly verboten for someone as in love with language and me as you claim to be.

You: "K”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“My middle school health teacher told us that you can hold eye contact for ten seconds before scaring or seducing someone.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Well, sometimes you just want to go where it’s dark, you know?”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“If you don’t start with crazy, crazy love, the kind of love that Van Morrison sings about, then you don’t have a shot to go the distance. Love’s a marathon, Danny, not a sprint.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“But the most important thing I know is that I want the possibility of you more than the reality of [her].”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“I love Stephen King as much as any red rum drinking American, but I resent the fact that I, the bookseller, am his bitch.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Your lips were made for mine, Beck. You are the reason I have a mouth, a heart.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Eye contact is what keeps us civilized.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“And I will never again underestimate the power of anticipation. There is no better boost in the present than an invitation into the future.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Some people, it’s like they care more about their status updates than their actual lives.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“A poet is different. A poet transforms the world with Such small hands.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Louisa May Alcott is right. An extraordinary girl can’t have an ordinary life. Don’t judge yourself. Love yourself.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“When I'm nervous, I get nasty. It's a problem.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Some people on this earth receive love, get married, and honeymoon in Cabo. Others do not. Some people read alone on the sofa and some people read together, in bed. That’s life.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“The only thing crueler than a cage so small that a bird can’t fly is a cage so large that a bird thinks it can fly. Only a monster would lock a bird in here and call himself an animal lover.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“That’s because every day is the only day,”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“Don’t make a baby if you’re not capable of unconditional love.”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


“That's the problem with this never-ending centipede of lemmings, Beck. You know they're all pussies, each and every one of 'em. They buy these books to get scared because their lives are too easy. How pathetic is that?”
― Caroline Kepnes, quote from You


About the author

Caroline Kepnes
Born place: in Hyannis, The United States
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