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100 Stephanie Perkins Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I wasn't being a git. I wasn't even being a twat, or a wanker, or I wasn't being a git. I wasn't even being a twat, or a wanker, or any of your other bleeding Briticisms -
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I wish friends held hands more often, like the children I see on the streets I wish friends held hands more often, like the children I see on the streets sometimes. I'm not sure why we have to grow up and get embarrassed about it.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Not because he was a decent block, mind you. He was an arse. But he Not because he was a decent block, mind you. He was an arse. But he was a shirt arse, like meself. (Napoleon)
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: How does one proceed in a situation like this? If only the discovery of mutual How does one proceed in a situation like this? If only the discovery of mutual admiration could lead promptly into making out. If only I could say, 'Listen. I like you, and you like me, so let's go find a secluded park and touch each other.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I don't believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be I don't believe in fashion. I believe in costume. Life is too short to be same person every day.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: It's about isolation and loneliness, but it's also about friendship. Being exactly what the other It's about isolation and loneliness, but it's also about friendship. Being exactly what the other person needs.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I mean . . . I don't know. I don't know what I want to I mean . . . I don't know. I don't know what I want to do, or who I want to be, or where I want to live. I don't know. I like reading about adventure, sure, but I also like doing it from the safety of home. But what is home, besides a quilt-covered bed? Where is it?
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I don't know. No one has ever so completely confounded me the way you do. I don't know. No one has ever so completely confounded me the way you do.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Anna prods St. Clair's shoulder. "Come on. Weren't you gonna show me that thing?" "What Anna prods St. Clair's shoulder. "Come on. Weren't you gonna show me that thing?"
"What thing?"
She stares at him. He stares back. She cocks her head toward Cricket and me.
"Ah, yes." St. Clair stands. "That thing."
They rush out. The door shuts, and St. Clair shouts, "Lola, Cricket wants to show you his thing, too-oo!
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You'll be reading the breakfast menu without me before you know it.Hmm, maybe I don't You'll be reading the breakfast menu without me before you know it.
Hmm, maybe I don't want to learn French
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: But you'll want me someday? That feeling you once had for me ... that hasn't But you'll want me someday? That feeling you once had for me ... that hasn't left either?" Our hearts beat the same wild rhythm. They're playing the same song. "It never left," I say.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I look at you, and I think about you, and ... I don't know. No I look at you, and I think about you, and ... I don't know. No one has ever confounded me the way you do.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You know, I've heard you actually have to have sex to get pregnant. You know, I've heard you actually have to have sex to get pregnant.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'm fine.My father's an arse, and my mum is dying and-oh my God,I'm so pissed." I'm fine.My father's an arse, and my mum is dying and-oh my God,I'm so pissed." St. Clair looked at me again. His eyes were glassy like black marbles. "Pissed.Pissed.Pissed."
"We know you're pissed at your dad," I said. "It's okay. You're right, he's a jerk." I mean what was I supposed to say? He just found out his mother has cancer.
"Pissed is British for 'drunk,'" Mer said.
"Oh," I said. "Well. You're definitely that, too."
Meanwhile,The Couple was fighting. "Where have you been?" Rashmi asked. "You said you'd be home three hours ago!"
Josh rolled his eyes. "Out.We've been out. Someone had to help him-"
"And you call that helping? He's completely wasted. Catatonic. And you! God,you smell like car exhaust and armpits-"
"He couldn't drink alone."
"You were supposed to be watching out for him! What if something happened?"
"Beer. Liquor. Thatsswhat happened. Don't be such a prude,Rash.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'll only be twenty-minute train ride from your school, and I'll make the commute to I'll only be twenty-minute train ride from your school, and I'll make the commute to see you every night. I'd take a commute ten times just to be with you every night.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: He stares at his hands. Whatever word he wrote there, its been crossed off. There's He stares at his hands. Whatever word he wrote there, its been crossed off. There's only a black box. "Lola, you were the only person I wanted there that night. I was crazy about you, but I didn't know what to do. It was paralyzing. There were so many times when I wanted to take your hand, but ... I couldn't. That one small move felt impossible."
Now I'm staring at my hands, too. "I would have let you take it."
"I know." His voice croaks.
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Stephanie Perkins Sayings: There's something about blue eyes.The kind of blue that startles you every time they're lifted There's something about blue eyes.
The kind of blue that startles you every time they're lifted in your direction. The kind of blue that makes you ache for them to look at you again. Not the blue green or blue gray, the blue that's just blue.
Cricket has those eyes.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: The moon is fat, but half of her is missing. A ruler-straight line divides her The moon is fat, but half of her is missing. A ruler-straight line divides her dark side from her light. She hangs low over the bustling Castro, noticeably earlier than the night before. Autumn is coming. For as long as I can remember, I've talked to the moon. Asked her for guidance. There's something deeply spiritual about her pale glow, her cratered surface, her waxing and waning. She wears a new dress every evening, yet she's always herself.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Life is too short to be the same person everyday. Life is too short to be the same person everyday.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Some of us wear our hearts. Some of us carry them. Some of us wear our hearts. Some of us carry them.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I dream about reaching across the backseat and touching his hand. Just one hand. It I dream about reaching across the backseat and touching his hand. Just one hand. It closes slowly, tightly around mine, and the sensation of his skin against mine is astounding. I've never felt anything like it before.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Cricket tells a joke and turns to see if I'm laughing, if I think he's Cricket tells a joke and turns to see if I'm laughing, if I think he's funny, and I want him to know that I do think he's funny, and I want him to know that I'm glad he's my friend, and I want him to know that he has the biggest heart of anyone I've ever known. And I want to press my palm against his chest to feel it beat, to prove he's really here.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: My mind wanders to the other side of the courtyard, where St. Clair waits with My mind wanders to the other side of the courtyard, where St. Clair waits with Josh in Q-through-Z. I wonder if I have any classes with him. I mean, them. Classes with them.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Here's the thing about Cricket Bell. You can't NOT notice him when he walks into Here's the thing about Cricket Bell. You can't NOT notice him when he walks into a room. The first thing that registers is his height, but it's quickly followed by recognition of his energy. He moves gracefully like his sister, but with an enthusiasm he can't quite control- the constantly moving body, hands, feet. He's been subdued the last few times I've seen him, but he's fully revived now.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I finally realized how absurd it was that I'd worried so much about what my I finally realized how absurd it was that I'd worried so much about what my classmates thought about me. It's not like I wanted to look like them.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: It sucked balls.Dirty balls. Like I-ran-a-mile-in-July-while-wearing-leather-pants balls. It sucked balls.Dirty balls. Like I-ran-a-mile-in-July-while-wearing-leather-pants balls.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Will you please tell me you love me? I'm dying here. Will you please tell me you love me? I'm dying here.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Anna: You really think he likes me?Rashmi: Anna. He teases you all the time. It's Anna: You really think he likes me?
Rashmi: Anna. He teases you all the time. It's classic boy-pulling-girl's-pigtail syndrome. And whenever anyone else even remotely does it, he always takes your side and tells them to shove it.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Okay, I've lied to him. But you saw how jealous he gets. It makes me Okay, I've lied to him. But you saw how jealous he gets. It makes me feel like I have to. And I shouldn't defend my right to be friends with another guy.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: It's so Hogwarts. It's so Hogwarts.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: What are you doing?" He flops down next to me. "Checking your email?St. Clair snorts. What are you doing?" He flops down next to me. "Checking your email?
St. Clair snorts. "Give the lad a medal for his brilliant skills in detection.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: What are you gonna do with a giant crossword poster? 'Oh, I'm sorry, Anna. I What are you gonna do with a giant crossword poster? 'Oh, I'm sorry, Anna. I can't go to the movies tonight. I'm working on two thousand across, Norwegian Birdcall.'"

"At least I'm not buying a Large Plastic Rock for hiding 'unsightly utility posts.' You realize you have no lawn?"

"I could hide other stuff. Like...failed French tests. Or illegal moonshining equipment." He couples over with that wonderful boyish laugher, and I grin. "But what will you do with a motorized swimming-pool snack float?"

"Use it in the bathtub.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: School has ruined cinema.It's official. There's nothing worth living for. School has ruined cinema.It's official. There's nothing worth living for.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You've spent all this time afraid to talk about what was going on between you You've spent all this time afraid to talk about what was going on between you two, but if you'd ever bothered to ask him, you would have discovered that he wasn't worth it.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I thought I did." Josh stares out over the city. "And then I knew I I thought I did." Josh stares out over the city. "And then I knew I didn't, and she knew she didn't, but we stayed together, because ... I don't know why. Maybe because we thought we should be in love. At least I did. I wanted to be in love." He looks back at me. "Have you ever been in love?
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: To her amazement,Ellie breaks into an ear-to-ear smile.Oddly enough, it's this moment I realize that To her amazement,Ellie breaks into an ear-to-ear smile.Oddly enough, it's this moment I realize that despite her husky voice and Parisian attire,she's sort of...plain. But friendly-looking.
That still doesn't mean I like her.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: So why did he do it?"Cricket rakes a hand through his hair. "For the same So why did he do it?"
Cricket rakes a hand through his hair. "For the same reason everyone makes mistake. He fell in love.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: -Still, it wouldn't hurt to show him a little encouragement. He might be handy to -Still, it wouldn't hurt to show him a little encouragement. He might be handy to have around this summer.
-Use him, you mean?- asked Lena.
-Of course! What other purpose do boys serve? You can use them for all sort of things: carrying, building, fixing, remembering. And some of them are quite nice to look at.
-There are practical and aesthetic advantages to the idea of keeping one on hand- admitted Lena

From: "Love is the last resort" by Jon Skovron
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Is it possible for a home to be a person and not a place? Brigette Is it possible for a home to be a person and not a place? Brigette used to be home to me. Maybe St. Clair is my new home.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I am here. You can talk to me or not talk to me, but I I am here. You can talk to me or not talk to me, but I am here.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: St. Clair!" Josh springs from his seat, and they give each other the classic two-thumps-on-the-back St. Clair!" Josh springs from his seat, and they give each other the classic two-thumps-on-the-back guy hug.
"No kiss? I'm crushed, mate.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I don't want to feel this way around him. I want things to be normal. I don't want to feel this way around him. I want things to be normal. I want to be his friend, not another stupid girl holding out for something that will never happen.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'll always be the girl crying on her bed. I'll always be the girl crying on her bed.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I catch a glimpse of his abdomen. Yummy. "Yummy tummy."He startles. "What?""Hmm? I catch a glimpse of his abdomen. Yummy. "Yummy tummy."
He startles. "What?"
"Hmm?
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'm ... getting there. I'm beginning to think that maybe it's okay to be a I'm ... getting there. I'm beginning to think that maybe it's okay to be a blank canvas. Maybe it's okay that my future is unknown. And maybe," I say with another smile, "it's okay to be inspired by the people who do know their future." "It goes both ways, you know." I link his icicle fingers through mine. "What does?" "Artists are inspired by blank canvases." My smile grows wider.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: If you ask me to kiss you, I will," he says.His fingers stroke the inside If you ask me to kiss you, I will," he says.
His fingers stroke the inside of my wrists, and I burst into flames.
"Kiss me," I say.
He does.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You'll come home soon?" I ask.The question makes him smile. "Promise you won't forget me You'll come home soon?" I ask.
The question makes him smile. "Promise you won't forget me while I'm gone?"
I smile back. "I promise."
And as I walk away, I realize that I have no idea how I'll manage to stop thinking about him.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Sorry to be your second choice.""Don't be stupid. Third choice. Mum's asleep, remember?" He laughs Sorry to be your second choice."
"Don't be stupid. Third choice. Mum's asleep, remember?" He laughs again.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: How could I wish for it for so long, only to come back and find How could I wish for it for so long, only to come back and find it gone. To be here, in my technical house, and discover that home is now someplace different.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Why aren't the two of you together?'The directness of her question throws me. 'I don't Why aren't the two of you together?'
The directness of her question throws me. 'I don't know. Sometimes I think there are only so many opportunities ... to get together with someone. And we've both screwed up so many times - that we've missed our chance.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: His eyes follow me everywhere, and we keep sharing smiles that feel like secrets.(Kiersten White) His eyes follow me everywhere, and we keep sharing smiles that feel like secrets.(Kiersten White)
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: He tastes like my deepest craving fulfilled. He tastes like my deepest craving fulfilled.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Some people are finicky about going to the theater alone, but I'm not. Because when Some people are finicky about going to the theater alone, but I'm not. Because when the lights go down, the only relationship left in the room is the one between the movie and me.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I scan the dark room, through the thrashing bodies of disillusioned Parisian youth, getting their I scan the dark room, through the thrashing bodies of disillusioned Parisian youth, getting their anger out with a healthy dose of French punk rock.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Parents are excellent at stating the obvious. Parents are excellent at stating the obvious.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: It gets worse. Josh tell her that he loves her. She says it back. He It gets worse. Josh tell her that he loves her. She says it back. He touches her. She touches him back. And then they're losing their virginity on the floor of her bedroom beside her pet rabbit, Isis.
A rabbit.
Josh literally lost his virginity in front of a metaphor for sex.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: There are some people in life that you can't get over. There are some people in life that you can't get over.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: It's a relief to know it won't happen. It makes things easier. It's a relief to know it won't happen. It makes things easier.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: When two people are in love, it's supposed to work. It has to work. No When two people are in love, it's supposed to work. It has to work. No matter how difficult the circumstances are.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Place the boldest color where I want people to look. Place the boldest color where I want people to look.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I wish for the thing that is best for me. I wish for the thing that is best for me.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: We straighten , bu our snickering is barely contained as we attempt to focus our We straighten , bu our snickering is barely contained as we attempt to focus our attention on a picture of a discarded Coke can. "This guy's lady love is kind of a slob, don't you think?" he whispers.
I cover my mouth with my hands again.
"A reaaaaaaaal litterbug."
"Stop it," I hiss. My eyes are watering. "Ohmygod look at this one! How did he get her toenail clippings?"
"If you were my girl," he whispers, "I'd take creepy pictures of your trash when I knew you weren't looking."
"If you were my girl," I whisper back," I"d put the creepy pictures in a foreign museum so you wouldn't know that I take creepy pictures.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: But isn't it better to be honest about these things before someone else can use But isn't it better to be honest about these things before someone else can use them against you? Before someone else can break your heart? Isn't it better to break it yourself? I thought honesty made people strong.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: There's only one thing I don't love about him. Her. There's only one thing I don't love about him. Her.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: There were no glimmering moments where their looks hooked on to each other and grew There were no glimmering moments where their looks hooked on to each other and grew hot, and no catching sight of one of the boys in a ray of sun and thinking, I wonder what his skin tastes like.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: The senses have their limits, and we can never know how short they fall in The senses have their limits, and we can never know how short they fall in revealing to us the truth of a vision, a scent, a sound.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I don't actually have any accounts, because social networking has always felt like a popularity I don't actually have any accounts, because social networking has always felt like a popularity contest to me. A public record of my own inadequacies.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: She rests her hand on the ruffled costume beside her. "Just answer this one question. She rests her hand on the ruffled costume beside her. "Just answer this one question. My brother never got over you. Did you ever get over him?"I swallow. "There are some people in life that you can't get over."
"Good." Calliope stands and gives me a grim smile. "But break Cricket's heart? I'll break your face.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: My face is round, and my cheeks are pinchable, and my ears stick out farther My face is round, and my cheeks are pinchable, and my ears stick out farther than I'd like.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Nice strawberries.Shut up.No, I mean it. Cute. Nice strawberries.
Shut up.
No, I mean it. Cute.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Would you rather be great at something you like, or just okay at something you Would you rather be great at something you like, or just okay at something you love?
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: But I hurt you." His voice grows quiet. "I wish that I hadn't. But I hurt you." His voice grows quiet. "I wish that I hadn't.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: People can play dumb all they want, but they always give themselves away in actions. People can play dumb all they want, but they always give themselves away in actions. In the small moments like that.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Well, bloody noses." I hug his coat tighter. "Those are definitely hot. Well, bloody noses." I hug his coat tighter. "Those are definitely hot.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: The realization is surprising, but the one that follows stuns me even more. I'm not The realization is surprising, but the one that follows stuns me even more.
I'm not in love with him anymore.
Instead, looking at him makes me feel ... hollow.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You say that I'm afraid of being alone, and it's true. I am. And I'm You say that I'm afraid of being alone, and it's true. I am. And I'm not proud of it. But you need to take a good look at yourself, Anna, because I am NOT the only one in this room who suffers this problem.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: No, I don't love Max anymore. But I don't want to give you this broken, No, I don't love Max anymore. But I don't want to give you this broken, empty me. I want you to have me when I'm full, when I can give something back to you. I don't have much to give right now.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: But ... she didn't know him, did she? Marigold was suddenly struck by how badly But ... she didn't know him, did she? Marigold was suddenly struck by how badly she wanted to know him.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: She kissed his lips then. They tasted of apples and cheese, of the revelation of She kissed his lips then. They tasted of apples and cheese, of the revelation of things you never imagined going so well together. She tasted meting ice cream, too, melting defenses, herself melting into Russell.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I draw him closer by his tie and whisper into his ear, Cricket Bell, I I draw him closer by his tie and whisper into his ear, Cricket Bell, I have been in love with you for my entire life.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I blame it on his pants. I blame it on his pants.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'm empty. I'm drained. And I can't move. Not that I'd want to. Because that's I'm empty. I'm drained. And I can't move. Not that I'd want to. Because that's the thing about depression. When I feel it deeply, I don't want to let it go. It becomes a comfort.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: St. Clair wanders around, picking up things and examining them like I did in Meredith's St. Clair wanders around, picking up things and examining them like I did in Meredith's room. He inspects the collection of banana and elephant figurines lined up on my dresser. He holds up a glass elephant and raises his dark eyebrows in question.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I get out of the car, and I'm blasted by the stench of body odor. I get out of the car, and I'm blasted by the stench of body odor. Cricket is beside me, and he's talking, but his words don't reach my ears.
Because it's my mother.
Smelling.
On my porch.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: The thing I'm trying to ignore. The thing I shouldn't want, the thing I can't The thing I'm trying to ignore. The thing I shouldn't want, the thing I can't have.
And he's standing in front of me right now.
So what do I wish for? Something I'm not sure I want? Someone I'm not sure I need? Or someone I know I can't have?
Screw it. Let the fates decide.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You know," I tease, "you still haven't told me why you're here. You were ... You know," I tease, "you still haven't told me why you're here. You were ... passing by? Wanted
to brag about getting a week off from school?"
"Oh. Uh, right." Josh sort of laughs and glances out my window. "I was just wondering if you
wanted to go out."
Holy.
Shit.
"I'm on my way to Album," he continues, referring to a nearby comics shop. "Since we were
talking about that new Sfar earlier, I thought if you weren't busy, you might want to come along."
... Oh.
My heart beats like a cracked-out drummer. Josh, don't do that to a lady. I'm still clutching the
book about the shipwreck, so I set it down to wipe my sweaty palms. "Sure".
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You're doing the girl thing. Saying you're happy when you're not. You're doing the girl thing. Saying you're happy when you're not.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Suddenly I register that St. Clair is shorter than Josh. Much shorter. It's odd I Suddenly I register that St. Clair is shorter than Josh. Much shorter. It's odd I didn't notice earlier, but he doesn't carry himself like a short guy. Most are shy or defensive, or some messed-up combination of the two, but St. Clair is confident and friendly and -
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: You aren't your name. Your decisions are your own. You aren't your name. Your decisions are your own.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: So neither is "the woman". They're both gay men. Duh. So neither is "the woman". They're both gay men. Duh.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: And, suddenly, I want to touch him. Not a push, or a shove, or even And, suddenly, I want to touch him. Not a push, or a shove, or even a friendly hug. I want to feel the creases in his skin, connect his freckles with invisible lines, brush my fingers across the inside of his wrist.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Even his hair seemed more startled than usual. Even his hair seemed more startled than usual.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I moan with pleasure."Did you just have a foodgasm?" he asks, wiping ricotta from his I moan with pleasure.
"Did you just have a foodgasm?" he asks, wiping ricotta from his lips.
"Where have you been all my life?" I ask the beautiful panini.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Because I hate that word. Like being gay is something to be ashamed of. Like Because I hate that word. Like being gay is something to be ashamed of. Like because Mer likes sports, it automatically makes her a lesbian. That insult doesn't even make sense.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Because I was right. For the two of us, home isn't a place. It's a Because I was right. For the two of us, home isn't a place. It's a person
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I keep my eyes on his bedspread - blue-and-white plaid, very male - and try I keep my eyes on his bedspread - blue-and-white plaid, very male - and try to remember how Isla-of-the-past would have fainted if she could see Isla-of-the-present.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: I'm walking you home. It's late. And it's pouring I'm walking you home. It's late. And it's pouring
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: At least I'm not the only one who finds change difficult. At least I'm not the only one who finds change difficult.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Lola: No, I don't love Max anymore. But I don't want to give you this Lola: No, I don't love Max anymore. But I don't want to give you this broken, empty me. I want you to have me when I'm full, when I can give something back to you. I don't have much to give right now.

Cricket: But you'll want me someday? That feeling you once had for me ... that hasn't left either?

Lola: It never left.
Stephanie Perkins Sayings: Let's go over the facts one more time," Josh says. "This is your first weekend Let's go over the facts one more time," Josh says. "This is your first weekend away from home?"
"Yes."
"Your first weekend without parental supervision?"
"Yes."
"Your first weekend without parental supervision in Paris? And you want to spend it in your bedroom? Alone?" He and Rashmi exchange pitying glances. I look at St. Clair for help, but find him staring at me with his head tilted to the side.
"What?" I ask,irritated. "Soup on my chin? Green bean between my teeth?"
St. Clair smiles to himself. "I like your stripe," he finally says. He reaches out and touches it lightly. "You have perfect hair.